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  • MWI | Divorce Mediation | Divorce Arbitration - MWI
    Training Blog that contains news views and opportunities for mediators looking to grow their skills and careers For more information about MWI s Basic and Advanced Mediation Training Programs please contact Chuck Doran at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 617 895 4026 to discuss your interest in becoming a mediator and how MWI can help you meet your professional goals Mediation Training Articles Below please find articles written by MWI s mediators and mediation trainers for your use Making it as a Mediator Tips from Those in the Know by Chuck Doran The Driving Force of Desires Reaching Resolution in Mediation by Amy Lieberman How to Best Represent Your Client at Mediation A Tip Sheet by Nancy Kramer Does Mediation Work You Be the Judge A User s Guide to Mediation by Chuck Doran The One Minute Manager Prepares For Mediation A Multidisciplinary Approach to Negotiation Preparation by Donald Philbin Primed for Resolution What Mediators Can Learn From the New Research on Priming and the Unconscious Activation of Mental Processes by Jane Juliano Why Mediate by Robert Wright Make Me a Mediator Professional Development Pathway in Mediation by

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  • MWI | Divorce Mediation | Divorce Arbitration - MWI
    External Mediation Panel MWI Staff Mediator and Facilitator for employment commercial business residential and organizational disputes Member of MWI District Court Mediation Panel Co Author What is Conflict Costing Your Company The Value of a Comprehensive Employment Dispute Resolution System for Northeast Human Resources Association NEHRA 2006 Various articles about the Benefits of Mediation for the Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority 2005 2010 Association for Conflict Resolution New England Chapter NE ACR Member Annual Conference Co Chair 2005 Annual Conference Committee 2004 Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted General Motors Mediation Panel Basic Training VOD 2010 Coca Cola Solutions Program Internal Mediation Training Program 2006 Coca Cola Solutions Effective Communication Workshop 2006 Fletcher School of International Affairs Basic Mediation Training 2006 2011 Tufts University Panel Discussion on ADR 2009 Boston College Law School Mediation Role Play 2005 2006 UMass Law Dartmouth Basic Mediation Training 2008 2010 WilmerHale Teen Empowerment Basic Mediation Training 2005 2006 MWI Mentor Program 2005 2006 MWI Refresher Mediation Training 2008 MWI Basic Mediation Training 2005 2011 MWI Mediator Roundtable Negotiation Concepts in Mediation 2006 MWI Mediator Roundtable Dealing with Difficult Parties 2008 2009 MWI Mediator Roundtable A Look at Corporate Dispute Resolution Systems 2010 Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority Dispute Resolution Workshop 2006 2011 Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority Dealing with Difficult People 2008 2011 Beacon Communities Dealing with Difficult People 2008 SHP Management Annual Conference Dispute Resolution Workshop 2011 New England Affordable Housing Authority NEAHMA Annual Conference Dispute Resolution Workshop 2010 Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials MassNAHRO Annual Conference Dealing with Difficult People 2010 Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority Annual Conference Resident Conflict Panel Discussion 2007 Fall River Housing Authority Dispute Resolution Workshop 2006 Elder Services of Worcester Dispute Resolution in Congregate Housing 2006 Newton Community Education Mediation as a Career 2005 2011 Boston Continuing Adult Education How to Become a Mediator 2006 2007 Newton Community Education Successful Negotiating 2006 Lexington Community Education Negotiation Workshop 2006 Background and Education Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College M B A Northwestern University B S in Communication Studies DIANE J LEVIN Mediator and Trainer MWI Mediation Training Programs 10 Liberty Square 4th Floor Boston Massachusetts 02109 Phone 617 973 9739 Fax 617 973 9532 Email This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Web www mwi org training Diane is a gifted teacher whose passion for ADR is evident as she generously shares her deep and vast knowledge of the field Her enthusiasm and curiosity about a variety of fields that influence ADR is inspirational As a coach she gently encourages and provides thoughtful feedback creating a safe space for learning and exploring mediation skills MWI mediation training participant Dispute Resolution Experience Diane J Levin is a dispute resolution professional and attorney A mediator since 1995 Levin has conducted mediations in disputes in litigation or for private clients in tort employment real estate family owned business and probate matters and serves on numerous mediation panels including the U

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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    needs There are two versions of the questionnaire for you to choose from a short form and long form The short form will provide us with an overview of your negotiation experiences and goals The long form will provide us with detailed information to better understand a specific negotiation challenge within your industry Both forms are intended to give you an opportunity to reflect on your negotiation goals and challenges in more depth in advance of the program We ask you to complete section A Contact Information regardless of the version you choose to complete Please type your responses into either version below questionnaire and press submit at the end of each form or send the completed Word form to This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Your information will be held in strict confidence and sent directly to MWI via our secure server Completed questionnaires may also be faxed to MWI at 617 973 9532 Click here to access the short form or click here to download the short form as a MS Word document Click here to download the long form as a MS Word document Please send to This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it when complete Please contact Chuck Doran Senior Negotiation Instructor at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 800 348 4888 with questions Negotiation Training Philosophy and Approach CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATION MWI s Negotiation Skills Workshop builds on the ideas and frameworks developed by Professor Roger Fisher and his colleagues at the Harvard Negotiation Project at Harvard Law School Based on the best selling book Getting to Yes this training workshop features the key elements of Fisher s model widely known in the field as principled negotiation which represents a landmark shift in how negotiation is understood and conducted Fisher s ideas have been implemented throughout the world in all sectors of society from intra organizational conflict to public policy debates For years experienced practitioners have reported that training in principled negotiation has increased their confidence and competence Stimulate participants awareness of the complexities of and their approaches to negotiation Equip participants with a framework for understanding diagnosing and leading the interest based negotiation process Enhance participants skills through hands on experience and feedback Provide participants with ongoing tools support and reinforcement creating a process for continued improvement and learning over the course of at least one year WORKSHOP METHODOLOGY Following the teaching model developed at the Harvard Negotiation Project MWI uses a hands on skill based method of teaching negotiation Core concepts and frameworks are presented to participants in an interactive style Building on the presentations participants will have opportunities to apply the theory they have learned by negotiating case simulations with other participants Case simulations are drawn from teaching materials developed and used by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School After completing each case instructors

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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    Conference Center 40 Trinity Place Boston MA 02116 617 933 7700 www bostoncommonhotel com Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston MA 02116 617 236 5800 www marriott com Colonnade Hotel 120 Huntington Avenue Boston MA 02116 617 962 3030 www colonnadehotel com Copley Inn 19 Garrison Street Boston MA 02116 617 236 0300 www copleyinn com Courtyard by Marriott Boston Tremont Hotel 275 Tremont Street Boston MA 02116 617 426 1400 www marriott com Hilton 89 Broad Street Boston MA 02110 617 556 0006 www hilton com boston Hilton Boston Logan Airport 1 Hotel Drive Boston MA 02128 617 568 6700 www hilton com boston Hotel Commonwealth 500 Commonwealth Avenue Boston MA 02215 617 933 5000 www hotelcommonwealth com Hyatt Boston Harbor 101 Harborside Drive Boston MA 02128 617 568 1234 www bostonharbor hyatt com Hyatt Regency Boston 1 Avenue De lafayette Boston MA 02111 617 912 1234 regencyboston hyatt com Langham Hotel 250 Franklin Street Boston MA 02110 617 451 1900 www boston langhamhotels com Millenium Bostonian Hotel Boston 26 North Street Boston MA 02109 617 563 3600 www millenniumhotels com Newbury Guest House 261 Newbury Street Boston MA 02116 617 437 7666 www newburyguesthouse com Ramada Inn 800 Morrissey Blvd Boston MA 02122 617 287 9100 www bostonhotel com Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf 34 44 Charles River Ave Boston MA 02129 617 242 9000 www marriott com Revere Hotel 200 Stuart Street Boston MA 02116 617 482 1800 www reverehotel com Royal Sonesta Hotel 40 Edwin Land Blvd Cambridge MA 02142 617 806 4200 www sonesta com boston Wyndam Boston Beacon Hill 5 Blossom Street Boston MA 02114 617 742 7630 www wyndambeaconhill com For more information please contact Allison McBratney Director of Operations at 617 895 4027 or This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Please find a summary of MWI s open enrollment Mediation and Negotiation Training Programs Click on a title for a description of the program The first price represents the standard enrollment rate and the second price is for those who register 30 days in advance of a program Click here to register for a program via MWI s secure online registration form Basic Mediation Training Programs MWI Forty Hour Mediation Training Program weekdays 925 875 MWI s Forty Hour Mediation Training Program is a five day comprehensive mediation skill building program held on weekdays that is designed for professionals interested in becoming effective mediators through the use of interactive lectures demonstrations exercises supervised role plays and group discussions MWI provides mediation opportunities following successful completion of the program May 9 13 2016 or September 12 16 2016 or May 22 26 2017 or September 22 26 2017 Click here to register for a program via MWI s secure online registration form MWI Forty Hour Mediation Training Program weeknights weekends 925 875 MWI s Forty Hour Mediation Training Program is held on weekends and weeknights and explores all aspects of

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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    at work and at home Mediation provides employees with an opportunity to put closure on difficult situations with co workers supervisors and family members so that they can move forward knowing that the issue is resolved In addition working with an external neutral professional provides HR and management with a method to resolve time consuming disputes without compromising management s decision making authority MWI s panel of experienced and professional mediators and arbitrators will help your employees resolve Workplace Employment any combination of disputes between employees and management including discrimination claims harassment and communication issues Family divorce custody couples child support visitation child support modifications post divorce issues never married parents parent and elder care sibling matters and other family conflicts Higher Education student student student faculty faculty faculty tenure inter and intra departmental pre disciplinary matters concerning conduct and academic honesty Other foreclosure bankruptcy credit card debt trusts wills estates landlord tenant real estate and other disputes from clients MWI also offers the following services and training programs Arbitration Services MWI provides arbitration services for matters that require a binding process and a rendered award Arbitration awards are generally considered final and not subject to appeal which provides companies and employees finality and certainty about the outcome The arbitrator renders a reasoned award based on the arguments and evidence presented by each party The parties not only choose the arbitrator but they also have input regarding the arbitration rules that will be applied Negotiation and Communication Training MWI has trained thousands of professionals and staff members to build their capacity to transform adversarial approaches to negotiation into problem solving collaborations producing better outcomes for all parties while enhancing long term working relationships Training programs may be customized to meet the specific needs and interests of the client organization Ombuds Services provides staff with a unique and confidential channel for voicing complaints and resolving conflict This includes opportunities to seek advice on handling difficult situations insights about company policy and services designed to build morale productivity and the capacity to manage conflicts on their own Dispute Resolution System Design provides employees with tools and choices to resolve their disputes early and often These tools include preparing employees to resolve their own disputes internally through training and providing employees with such services as mediation meeting facilitation and arbitration For more information or to start the dispute resolution process please contact Tad Mayer This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 800 348 4888 x26 for workplace and employment matters or Josh Hoch at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 617 895 4028 for divorce and family matters ADR for EAPs MWI provides Employee Assistance Programs EAPs and their client companies with support services designed to help employees resolve family employment and other disputes efficiently and economically By resolving disputes that would otherwise consume limited resources and often result in costly legal claims MWI s neutrals provide a valuable resource for resolving disputes early and often while increasing productivity and morale The purpose of mediation is simple to help employees address and resolve disputes with others that cause stress instability and uncertainty Mediation provides employees with an opportunity to put closure on difficult situations with family members co workers and supervisors so that they can move forward knowing that the issue is resolved MWI also provides arbitration for cases that require a binding process and a rendered award Arbitration awards are generally considered final and not subject to appeal which provides companies and employees finality and certainty about the outcome The arbitrator renders a reasoned award based on the arguments and evidence presented by each party The parties not only choose the arbitrator but they also have input regarding the arbitration rules that will be applied Types of disputes to be mediated and arbitrated include Family divorce custody couples child support visitation child support modifications post divorce issues never married parents parent and elder care sibling matters and other family conflicts Workplace Employment any combination of disputes between employees and management discrimination claims communication issues Higher Education student student student faculty faculty faculty tenure inter and intra departmental pre disciplinary matters concerning conduct and academic honesty Other foreclosure bankruptcy credit card debt trusts wills estates landlord tenant real estate and other disputes from clients MWI also offers the following services to EAPs and their client companies Negotiation and Communication Training MWI has trained thousands of professionals and staff members to build their capacity to transform adversarial approaches to negotiation into problem solving collaborations producing better outcomes for all parties while enhancing long term working relationships Training programs may be customized to meet the specific needs and interests of the client organization Ombuds Services provides staff with a unique and confidential channel for voicing complaints and resolving conflict This includes opportunities to seek advice on handling difficult situations insights about company policy and services designed to build morale productivity and the capacity to manage conflicts on their own Dispute Resolution System Design provides employees with tools and choices to resolve their disputes early and often These tools include preparing employees to resolve their own disputes internally through training and providing employees with such services as mediation meeting facilitation and arbitration Please contact Chuck Doran at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 617 895 4026 with questions and for a detailed proposal for your review Organizational Ombuds OVERVIEW MWI s External Organizational Ombuds Program works with small medium and large companies to provide a designated neutral who serves as an impartial dispute resolution practitioner to provide independent confidential and neutral assistance to employees An ombudsperson is available to all employees to discuss address and resolve a variety of problems and issues An ombudsperson is a resource for interpreting company policies guidelines and organizational structure An ombudsperson provides confidential and informal assistance in resolving concerns and is

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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    group discussions Participants will receive coaching instruction and opportunities to practice their newly acquired skills MWI s mediation trainings meet the training requirement outlined in the Massachusetts Confidentiality Statute MGL ch233 sec 23C and Rule 8 c i of the MA Supreme Judicial Court s Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution Below please find an overview of what is covered in a customized in house mediation training program For more information and a detailed proposal please contact Chuck Doran Executive Director and Lead Trainer at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 617 895 4026 Program Methodology An interactive hands on skill building approach Role plays participatory exercises and opportunities for small and large group discussions Individual coaching and tailored feedback for participants Participants will enjoy a low risk and safe environment for learning Learning objectives Participants will learn About mediation and other ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution methods including an overview of mediation theory approaches and styles facilitative evaluative transformative etc The initial stages of the program are dedicated to helping participants understand the goals elements structure and stages of mediation Special emphasis is placed on helping participants understand and implement the principles of mediation and what steps the mediator can take to uphold these principles which include confidentiality impartiality informed consent self determination and the voluntary nature of mediation The role and skills of a mediator which include setting the stage defining issues identifying interests transmitting information communicating effectively generating options for resolution analyzing alternatives and drafting agreements Mediation as assisted negotiation mediating with a co mediator solo mediation techniques How mediation can be applied and promoted Ethical duties and dilemmas facing mediators mediation and confidentiality the role of agents witnesses and other advocates at the mediation table Mediator liability confidentiality and privilege Interactive listening techniques the art of effective questioning reality testing and the mediation process overcoming barriers to agreement Dealing with challenging personalities mediator biases and challenges to neutrality Dealing with power differentials and imbalances The state of the field recent developments trends and mediation resources including information on mediation and ADR web sites blogs listservs and other information Determining when a case should be mediated internally and when it should be referred to an external mediation provider How to use mediation skills even when the trained mediator is not serving in a formal mediation session Expected Outcomes As a result of this training participants will be able to Effectively facilitate the mediation process from the mediator s opening to agreement writing Assist parties in their efforts to define the issues focus their interests and generate options that secure sound resolutions Provide participants with the skills necessary to mediate effectively including listening skills questioning techniques fostering communication generating options and analyzing alternatives TRAINERS Chuck Doran Diane Levin Tad Mayer Arline Kardasis Moshe Cohen For more information about MWI s Mediation Training Programs and a detailed proposal please contact Chuck Doran at This email address is being protected from spambots

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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    skills and careers For more information about MWI s Basic and Advanced Mediation Training Programs please contact Chuck Doran at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 617 895 4026 to discuss your interest in becoming a mediator and how MWI can help you meet your professional goals Mediation Training Articles Below please find articles written by MWI s mediators and mediation trainers for your use Making it as a Mediator Tips from Those in the Know by Chuck Doran The Driving Force of Desires Reaching Resolution in Mediation by Amy Lieberman How to Best Represent Your Client at Mediation A Tip Sheet by Nancy Kramer Does Mediation Work You Be the Judge A User s Guide to Mediation by Chuck Doran The One Minute Manager Prepares For Mediation A Multidisciplinary Approach to Negotiation Preparation by Donald Philbin Primed for Resolution What Mediators Can Learn From the New Research on Priming and the Unconscious Activation of Mental Processes by Jane Juliano Why Mediate by Robert Wright Make Me a Mediator Professional Development Pathway in Mediation by Chuck Doran For more information about MWI s Mediation Training Programs and post training

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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    disputes Member of MWI District Court Mediation Panel Co Author What is Conflict Costing Your Company The Value of a Comprehensive Employment Dispute Resolution System for Northeast Human Resources Association NEHRA 2006 Various articles about the Benefits of Mediation for the Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority 2005 2010 Association for Conflict Resolution New England Chapter NE ACR Member Annual Conference Co Chair 2005 Annual Conference Committee 2004 Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted General Motors Mediation Panel Basic Training VOD 2010 Coca Cola Solutions Program Internal Mediation Training Program 2006 Coca Cola Solutions Effective Communication Workshop 2006 Fletcher School of International Affairs Basic Mediation Training 2006 2011 Tufts University Panel Discussion on ADR 2009 Boston College Law School Mediation Role Play 2005 2006 UMass Law Dartmouth Basic Mediation Training 2008 2010 WilmerHale Teen Empowerment Basic Mediation Training 2005 2006 MWI Mentor Program 2005 2006 MWI Refresher Mediation Training 2008 MWI Basic Mediation Training 2005 2011 MWI Mediator Roundtable Negotiation Concepts in Mediation 2006 MWI Mediator Roundtable Dealing with Difficult Parties 2008 2009 MWI Mediator Roundtable A Look at Corporate Dispute Resolution Systems 2010 Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority Dispute Resolution Workshop 2006 2011 Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority Dealing with Difficult People 2008 2011 Beacon Communities Dealing with Difficult People 2008 SHP Management Annual Conference Dispute Resolution Workshop 2011 New England Affordable Housing Authority NEAHMA Annual Conference Dispute Resolution Workshop 2010 Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials MassNAHRO Annual Conference Dealing with Difficult People 2010 Massachusetts Housing Finance Authority Annual Conference Resident Conflict Panel Discussion 2007 Fall River Housing Authority Dispute Resolution Workshop 2006 Elder Services of Worcester Dispute Resolution in Congregate Housing 2006 Newton Community Education Mediation as a Career 2005 2011 Boston Continuing Adult Education How to Become a Mediator 2006 2007 Newton Community Education Successful Negotiating 2006 Lexington Community Education Negotiation Workshop 2006 Background and Education Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College M B A Northwestern University B S in Communication Studies DIANE J LEVIN Mediator and Trainer MWI Mediation Training Programs 10 Liberty Square 4th Floor Boston Massachusetts 02109 Phone 617 973 9739 Fax 617 973 9532 Email This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Web www mwi org training Diane is a gifted teacher whose passion for ADR is evident as she generously shares her deep and vast knowledge of the field Her enthusiasm and curiosity about a variety of fields that influence ADR is inspirational As a coach she gently encourages and provides thoughtful feedback creating a safe space for learning and exploring mediation skills MWI mediation training participant Dispute Resolution Experience Diane J Levin is a dispute resolution professional and attorney A mediator since 1995 Levin has conducted mediations in disputes in litigation or for private clients in tort employment real estate family owned business and probate matters and serves on numerous mediation panels including the U S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission She is a Lecturer in Negotiations in the MBA program

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