LexisNexis Skills Series: Mediation - Skills & Techniques, 2nd Edition

This book is designed to deal with the practical operation of the mediation process, with particular reference to the skills and techniques which can be used by mediators to assist the parties' decision-making process.

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This book is designed to deal with the practical operation of the mediation process, with particular reference to the skills and techniques which can be used by mediators to assist the parties' decision-making process.

Written for both beginner and experienced mediators and others involved in the practice of dispute resolution, it deals systematically yet eclectically with all aspects of the mediation process, covering a wide range of planning, precautionary and trouble-shooting methods required in practice. It emphasises three particular features of the mediator's role:

  • Understanding, diagnosing and defining the conflict
  • The importance of creating the best possible climate for parties to resolve disputes
  • Being a facilitator of the parties' negotiations

Features

  • All mediator skills and techniques are related to the National Mediator Accreditation Standards
  • Simple, plain English format focussing heavily on the practical knowledge and skills used in legal practice
  • Practical illustrations and case studies are provided to illustrate important points
  • A range of documents and precedents is provided in the appendicesrly learning, but it will serve as an excellent ongoing
  • reference in students' law studies.

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Table of contents


  1. An Approach to Mediation Skills and Techniques

  2. Intake, Screening and other Preliminaries

  3. Maintaining a Favourable Climate

  4. Diagnosing, Defining, Designing

  5. Managing the Mediation Process

  6. Assisting the Communication Process

  7. Facilitating the Negotiations

  8. Encouraging Settlement

  9. Variations in the Mediation Process

  10. Special Issues in Mediation

  11. Avoiding Mediator Traps

  12. Developing a Practice and Practising Mediation