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Date Title
Starts:
Jan 22
Ends:
Jan 30
40-Hour Mediation Training
Organizer: Judy Mares Dixon for Colorado Bar Association CLE
Company Name: Judy Mares Dixon for Colorado Bar Association CLE
Denver
Starts:
8:30am
Ends:
5:00pm
Venue:
Colorado Bar Association CLE
1900 Grant St Suite 300
Phone: (303) 860-0608
Description:

TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:

  • Overview of Mediation
  • Mediation Models
  • How Mediators Diagnose the Causes of Conflict
  • How Mediators Facilitate Interest-based Negotiations: Transitioning Parties from Positions to Interests
  • The Mediation Roadmap
  • Mediation Demonstrations with Discussion
  • Stages of Mediation: Preparation/Opening the Session
  • Cultural Issues in Mediation
  • The Art of Reframing: Dealing with Threats, Demands and Other Toxic Language
  • Using the Mediation Caucus: When Should the Mediator Meet Privately With Each Party?
  • The Caucus Demonstration and Critique
  • Mediating Money Matters
  • Coaching Parties to Raise Conflict Constructively
  • Dealing with Impasse
  • Standards of Conduct
  • Assessing Your Mediation Skills and Abilities
  • Power Issues in Mediation
  • Volunteer Mediation Opportunities
  • Applications of Mediation
  • Ethical Dilemmas for Mediators

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Judy Mares-Dixon, M.A., owner of Mares-Dixon & Associates, former Partner with CDR Associates, has worked in the conflict resolution field since 1986 as a trainer, mediator, coach, facilitator, consultant, and dispute resolution systems designer in the United States, Canada, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand.

She mediates disputes involving collective bargaining agreements, sexual harassment complaints, ADA complaints, other EEO complaints, grievances, interdepartmental conflicts, organizational conflicts, conflicts between parent organizations and their subsidiaries, conflicts involving cross-cultural issues, community and public policy disputes.

Ms. Mares-Dixon has applied alternative dispute resolution procedures in the private and public sectors at the local, state, and federal levels. Ms. Mares-Dixon has trained human resource personnel, union officials, managers, lawyers, advocates, social service personnel, educators, law enforcement personnel, community organizers, and medical professionals in mediation, negotiation, coaching, facilitation, resolving cross-cultural issues and dispute resolution system design. Her clients include: United Airlines, National Institute of Health, The Department of the Interior, The US Army Corps. Of Engineers, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, New Zealand Employment Tribunal, Fletcher Building, Fletcher Forest, Levi Straus and Co, Ohio Supreme Court, Oklahoma State Courts, Denver Public Schools, and The Department of Justice.

Ms. Mares-Dixon holds a Master's Degree in Social and Multicultural Education from the University of Colorado (1985) and a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Colorado (1977).

Cost: $999/MAC Members