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Inside the Mind of a Mediator: Strategic Conflict Intervention, First Edition

  • Liora Paniz
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Insidethe Mind of a Mediator: Strategic Conflict Intervention by Liora Paniz, an essential tool for all matters involving any form of negotiation, combines traditional mediation concepts, a modern perspective, and creative practice opportunities to enable the reader to apply conflict intervention in new and strategic ways vital to thinking like a mediator and mediating skillfully.

Inside the Mind of a Mediator: Strategic Conflict Intervention is an exceptional tool for teaching conflict intervention and mediation, definitively establishing the critical role a skillful mediator can play in communication and conflict resolution. Utilizing the language of mediation rather than depending exclusively on legal constructs and legalese, Inside the Mind of a Mediator: Strategic Conflict Intervention provides a practical and comprehensive guide toward mastering the skills necessary to become a successful mediator. Paniz meticulously examines and explains conflict intervention skills and strategies so that the reader learns to identify which to use and when, how to layer them effectively, and how their characteristics change when paired. This important new coursebook will help lead any reader, regardless of background, current educational program, or level of legal training onto a purposeful path toward developing compelling strategic conflict intervention skills.

Key Features of the First Edition:

  • Identification practice for various disputant interaction methods and appropriate mediator responses
  • Presentation and Socratic discussion of practical approaches for application of conflict intervention and mediation skills
  • Development of creative, solution-oriented thinking and strategizing
  • Activities and Assignments

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Reader and instructor-friendly approach
  • Interactive nature of the book
  • Explanation of conflict intervention skills and strategies and instruction on how to use them effectively
  • Activities and Assignments, including:
    • Skills-Specific Exercises
    • Flash Challenges
    • Flash Challenge Questions
    • Mediation Examples
    • Mediation Exercises – Full length mediation role-plays with provided fact patterns
    • Mediation Exercise Discussions – Accompanying all Mediation Exercises
    • Mediator Assignments – Accompanying all Mediation Exercises
    • Transcribed Mediations – Full-length mediations for the reader to experience the application of discussed skills
    • Psychological Obstacles and Approaches
    • Strategic Techniques
    • Mediator Intervention
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