Mediator Resilience with Stephen H. Sulmeyer, J.D., Ph.D., on December 6, 2017. Recording available to APFM members.
The Cultural Mindset: Thinking Globally – Acting Locally with Dr. Afsaneh Nahavandi. Recorded November 13, 2017. Run time 83 minutes.
By Bill Eddy | When you are working with high conflict people, the methods mediators usually use may be counter-productive. A structured, proposal-focused approach is more helpful to them.
By Virginia Colin | Professional family mediators need an organization that helps them improve their skills and attract clients. APFM needs members’ active participation.
“Collaborative Mediation: The New Divorce Solution,” an APFM webinar featuring Stacey Langenbahn, J.D. Broadcast October 12, 2017. Run time 78 minutes.
By Bill Eddy | Empathy, attention and respect are the opposite of what you feel like giving someone when he or she is upset and is verbally attacking YOU, but they are what works. People who are very upset generally cannot think well or negotiate constructively. With empathy, attention, and respect, you can help them calm down.