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  • Contact Us/Directions | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    you leave a message we will return your call as soon as possible You may contact CRC by Phone 612 822 9883 E mail mediation crcminnesota org Fax 612 822 9890 Mail Conflict Resolution Center 2101 Hennepin Ave S Suite 100 Minneapolis MN 55405 Google Map Directions From the North Take 94W to Lyndale Ave S Take a right on Franklin and then a left on Bryant right before Hennepin

    Original URL path: http://www.crcminnesota.org/about-us/contact-usdirections/ (2016-02-13)
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  • About Mediation | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    are present to promote an atmosphere where reaching agreement is possible During mediation participants each have the opportunity to voice concerns The mediation process is built on self determined decision making which respects the rights of all involved Mediation is a confidential and voluntary process Benefits of Mediation for the Participants Increases your sense of personal power to resolve disputes Provides you with a workable solution Is more cost effective than the standard legal process Allows you to schedule the session according to your calendar needs Provides quality service in less time than the standard legal process Benefits of Mediation for the Community Improves the compliance rate compared to compliance with court orders Increases community capacity for resolving disputes Reduces load on legal system Our Mediators We have a group of committed volunteers who provide all our mediation services Each mediator has received 30 hours of general mediation skills training and meets the requirements for qualification under Minnesota Supreme Court Rule 114 for qualified neutrals Our mediators are also required to take 8 hours of continuing education per year to remain active as a mediator with CRC Our mediators come from a variety of social educational economic cultural ethnic racial

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  • Community Mediation | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    be to move from your home to get away from the problem But there is another way a better solution Mediation For more information contact CRC at 612 822 9883 Family Relationship Family Mediation Mediation focuses on changing communication skills and improving relationships It has proven to be an excellent method of resolving disputes between family members and friends Couple Separation Mediation CRC can help resolve separation issues and problems involving spouses significant others and partners Whether or not you and your partner ever married including LGBTQIA relationships we can help you to resolve co parenting issues pet custody differences and disputes over personal and real property Elder Mediation This is a growing specialization in the area of family mediation Mediation can improve understanding and communication between older adults and the important people in their lives Mediation can be used when elders must make decisions regarding housing transitions family caregiver responsibilities finances and health care questions Pre Post Divorce or Separation Child Custody and Parenting Time Mediations Divorcing couples are typically referred to mediation at some point during the divorce process CRC family trained mediators can help parties identify the source of conflict understand it and implement strategies to address and remove the conflict Mediators also help parties examine how they can disengage and move towards resolution of key issues In mediation parties are able to speak about their concerns address their needs and come up with solutions they feel are equitable This enables parties to create lasting and effective plans for child custody parenting time property division and pet ownership issues For more information contact CRC at 612 822 9883 Business Landlord Tenant Mediation in Business Cases Mediation provides a structures process to resolve matters that involve businesses and or customers In addition CRC can help resolve disputes between

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  • School Mediation | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    discuss and understand the why of a student s attendance gaps as well as a means of deciding how to formulate a plan for meeting appropriate attendance goals Students Facing Suspension or Expulsion Mediation can help arrive at alternatives to suspending or expelling students by establishing expectations and consequences that will help them stay in school Relationship Challenges Mediation can provide ways to discuss relationships between students between students and staff or among families Peacekeep Circles Conflict Resolution Center provides peacekeeping circles for students ages 11 18 Participants develop the physical mental emotional and spiritual habits of peacemaking The circle process has helped students to shift old patterns that have become reflected in interactions outside the circle Circles are an alternative process of communication based on traditional discussion and healing practices of aboriginal peoples throughout the world Circles bring people together in a way that creates trust respect intimacy good will belonging generosity mutuality and reciprocity While circles have been adapted for many communities and have been adapted to serve many purposes they share essential features everyone in the circle is equal and has equal opportunity to speak decisions are made by consensus and Everyone agrees to abide by guidelines established by the group based on shared values in order to work toward a common goal Circles intentionally create a sacred space that lifts barriers between students opening fresh possibilities for connection collaboration and mutual understanding Circles are culturally sensitive open and close with words of reflection and include activities that help people to be fully present in the circle Circles are a way of being together that bring individual and collective empowerment Circles generally have two keepers They guide the participants and keep the circle as a safe space Conflict Resolution Instruction for Middle School Students Conflict Resolution Center

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  • Court Mediation | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    interested attempting Pre Filing Mediation begin by contact the Housing Court to open a court file and then request mediation Pre Filing Mediation agreements are backed by the Housing Court Parties can file for non compliance on the mediated settlement if the other party does not meet the terms of agreement For more information about the Court s role in the mediation process please contact the Housing Court at 612 348 5168 Harassment and Housing Court CRC volunteer mediators are regularly scheduled for court calendars in Hennepin County District Court and provide free confidential mediation services to parties right in the courthouse If you are appearing in court on either side of a harassment or housing case the referee will talk with everyone in the courtroom at the beginning of the court session about mediation on the days our mediators are available Not all harassment cases are appropriate for mediation and not all housing cases include issues that can be resolved in mediation so even on days mediators are available a particular case may not be referred to mediation In court mediation offers parties an opportunity to think outside the box of outcomes available through standard judicial orders and to create an agreement that meets all of their needs instead of trying to make a pre determined solution fit their unique situation Housing mediations generally last between 15 and 30 minutes and harassment mediations generally last between 30 minutes and an hour Child Protection Mediation In Ramsey and Carver Counties mediation services are available to parties in child protection cases CRC volunteers help parents social workers guardians ad litem county staff and advocates have respectful meaningful conversations about reunification contingency planning family placements and on going communication In conjunction with the Children s Justice Initiative CRC mediators are transforming the

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  • Youth and Restorative Justice | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    Studies have found many long term benefits for victims offenders and communities arising from victim juvenile offender mediation programs School based Mediation We understand that students teachers and administrators face increasingly complex issues Our aim is to help participants understand and resolve relational and practical questions before conflict escalates and becomes a disciplinary or legal matter Mediation provides a safe environment for students families and school personnel to work through sensitive issues in an open and thorough way Each person has a voice and helps to shape any agreement that is reached Our goal is to enhance self determination and responsibility for everyone involved Issues Appropriate for Mediation Alternative to Exclusionary Discipline Mediation helps parties to arrive at alternatives to suspending or expelling students by settle underlying issues and establishing expectations and consequences that help students resolve issues while staying in school Relationship Challenges Mediation is a place to discuss relationships between students students and staff students and parents and staff and families Attendance Issues Mediation is an effective way to discuss and understand the why of a student s attendance gaps as well as a means of formulating a plan for meeting appropriate attendance goals Conflict Resolution Instruction for Students resolution program for youth The program is entitled Words Work Developing Leaders for Tomorrow The Words Work curriculum teaches youth communication relationship problem solving and leadership skills The Words Work curriculum teaches kids to use communication skills to prevent and manage conflict Peacekeeping Circles Conflict Resolution Center provides peacekeeping circles for students ages 9 18 Circles are a way to address current conflict prevent future conflicts and learn productive ways to manage conflict Circles are an alternative process of communication based on traditional discussion and healing practices of aboriginal peoples throughout the world Circles bring people together in a

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  • Consulting | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    while assisting participants in developing their own constructive strategies and action plans Participants will be given the opportunity to develop skills and consider tactics that may help them develop their own solution The consultation takes place in a private and confidential setting and participants are encouraged to be honest and open in exploring possible solutions Conflict consultation can be used in almost any dispute and can help the participant move toward a solution Conflict Assessment Conflict assessment helps parties determine whether an issue or dispute is appropriate for dispute resolution or consensus building An assessment provides an opportunity to clarify the issues in the dispute choose or design a dispute resolution or collaborative problem solving process decide who should participate in the process and determine the costs involved The assessment is conducted by a neutral who is skilled in convening parties and designing dispute resolution and consensus building processes Dispute Systems Design Dispute systems design is a process that helps organizations to develop policies and programs to better manage conflict both internally and externally with stakeholders System design experts consult on how to launch conflict management programs deal with organizational resistance and constraints ensure that the design fits the larger

    Original URL path: http://www.crcminnesota.org/our-services/conflict-consulting/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Facilitation | Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota :: Conflict Resolution Center - Minnesota
    Recent Training Clients Books Satellite Offices St Cloud Duluth News 2014 Innovation Award Video CRC in the News Newsletters Facilitation Our Facilitators Conflict Resolution Center s trained facilitators are experienced in providing services to a variety of organizations and always tailor the facilitation to the organization s particular needs Neighborhood Associations Block Clubs Facilitation can be utilized to resolve disputes arising from problems or activities that impact many neighbors Neighbors are invited to meet and discuss the issues The facilitators help them look toward the future of the community through a process that supports effective communication and defines action steps to create change Boards of Directors Strategic Planning Our trained facilitators can assist your organization or Board with strategic planning defining goals problem solving conflict assessment and team building Business Community Facilitation Operating in the close quarters of city neighborhoods can open the door to disputes with neighbors concerning noise hours of operation parking or problems with clientele resident relationships Community facilitations promote businesses as good neighbors give all parties an opportunity to be heard and preserve company community relations Condo Townhouse Associations Co Ops Association issues and disputes that arise from condominium townhouse living can benefit from facilitation Our

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