Module 5: Module Notes: Sample Meditations
Mediation begins with a discussion regarding the inciting event that caused the dispute. Parties will speak in terms that support their positions and of the negative implications of the other party’s behavior.
As a mediator, listening skills and reframing takes the forefront for the mediator at this point in a mediation. A mediator’s responsibility to the parties is to aid in converting their grievances into actionable interests or solutions.
The following videos offer some demonstrations of how mediator(s) get to positive outcomes in mediation:
View the following video:
Mediation: A neighbor to neighbor conflict role play-The Mediation process (Links to an external site.) [Video file, 31 minutes 27 seconds]
There are several key elements to take away from this mediation:
Click on image for plain text fileKeeping the elements from the neighbor-neighbor conflict fresh in your mind, view the following video regarding a tenant-landlord dispute:
Mediation: Tenant-Landlord Conflict (Links to an external site.) [Video file, 20 minutes 34 seconds]
Here are some key elements in this video:
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- MediationGreenBay. (2013, March 28). Tenant-landlord Mediation [Video file, 20 minutes 34 seconds]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6JEpg10pbw
- Thomas Gale. (2013, August 30). Mediation: A neighbor to neighbor conflict role play-The Mediation process [Video file, 1 minute 27 seconds]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS-ykB7nYiY