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If You Weren't There You Missed Out!October's Feature Event was
October 15, 2014
An Exploration of the Characteristics of Highly Effective Negotiations.
Janet Miller Wiseman, LICSW, CDFM, one of the two longest established divorce mediators in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She has practiced Family, Divorce, and Business Mediation since 1979 and works extensively with pre-marital couples. Her first book was "Mediation Therapy: Short-Term Decision Making For Couples and Families in Crisis" and a soon to be published second book is "7 Visual Steps Towards Highly Effective Decision Making and Negotiation."
September 16, 2014
5:30 - 8:00 P.M.
Annual Membership Meeting and Kick-Off Event
"On Expansion and Being Aspirational"
-A Time for Renewal and Rejuvenation !
Keynote Speaker: Ben Johnson, Ph.D.
Dr. Johnson is a clinical psychologist who writes a monthly column called "The Mental Edge" for the Providence Journal and teaches at Brown University, where he conducts seminars on supportive and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for the Brown University psychiatry residency, and a "Career Paths Seminar" for psychology residents.
He also leads the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Team at the University of Rhode Island for the clinical psychology doctoral program and is the Director of RICBT, a cognitive behavioral therapy and coaching practice with offices in East Providence and North Kingstown.
May 2014 Event
CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI 2014
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 5:30 P.M.
Thank you to those who participated in our 2014 Celebrate Mediation RI Event!
David Hoffman, our keynote speaker, proved to be both dynamic and creative in his approach to making “peacemaker” a full time job.
We thank you all for your participation this year and hope you have a wonderful summer. We are looking forward to the RI Mediators Association Kick-off Event in September and hope to see you there.
Steps for building a successful Mediation Practice.
David A. Hoffman, Esq.
David is the John H. Watson, Jr. Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and the founding partner of Boston Law Collaborative, LLC where he serves as a mediator, arbitrator, and attorney. He is past chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and co-chair of the Section’s Collaborative Law Committee. He is past chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and co-chair of the Section’s Collaborative Law Committee.
April 2014 Workshop
“Ethical Challenges for Mediators”
April 16, 2014 5:30 P.M.
Roger Wiliams University
150 Washington St. Providence, RI
Madeleine Butterfield Bass, Esq.
An Exploration of Ethical Challenges faced by Mediators and the responsibilities they face.
Thanks to Madeleine Bass for leading a wide ranging and informative exploration of Mediator Ethics.
One of Our Most Popular Workshops to Date!
RIMA Informational Workshop
A Review and Exploration of the status of Child Support Concerns in Rhode Island.
Prof. Bruce I. Kogan, Esq.
Roger Williams University Law School
The What, How, and When of the "Income Shares" methodology" for determining fair and equitable child support under the "Rhode Island Child Support Formula and Guidelines".
Interactive and Highly Informative -One of our most popular presentations for staying informed and up-to-date.
2.0 RIMCE Credits (Family) Mediation
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
An Exploration of "Class" as it relates to Mediator Impartiality, Bias and Safe Conversation Space
Shane serves as the Assistant Director for Brown University’s Third World Center. In this capacity, he oversees several programs including: a social justice pre-orientation program, a mentoring program and a peer counseling program.
Each of us derive strengths as well as limitations from our class position. This highly interactive workshop is intended to explore our search for true impartiallity and creating a safe place for open and constructive conversation.
September 25, 2013
"IMPROVISATION - How Jazz relates to Mediation"
Michael A. Wheeler,
Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School, Editor of the Negotiation Journal, and author of the upcoming book, "The Art of Negotiation: How to Improvise Agreement in a Chaotic World".
The Art of Negotiation shows how master negotiators thrive in the face of chaos and uncertainty. They don’t trap themselves with rigid plans. Instead they understand negotiation as a process of exploration that demands ongoing learning, adapting, and influencing. Their agility enables them to reach agreement when others would be stalemated.
May 14, 2013
CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI 2013
Charlie Hall's Ocean State Follies
in East Greenwich, RI
Photos wil be posted on-line Soon!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Led by Prof Bruce Kogan
Roger Williams Law School
with: Lorraine Della Porta
"MARKETING YOUR MEDIATION PRACTICE"
A two hour workshop and training on marketing covering Basics, How-to, Trends and Pointers, and some Marketing Theory critcal to "Marketing a Mediation Practice" in today's environment. First-hand from Experts:
Kathleen Micken, D.B.A.
Alan C. Cutting, M.S.
Roger Williams University
was held on
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
WHAT MEDIATORS NEED TO KNOW
ABOUT BANKRUPTCY IN DIVORCE
by Christopher M. Lefebvre, Esquire.
was Held on
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Rhode Island Mediators Association is an association of independent mediators.
On the DIRECTORY page, you will find a comprehensive list of mediators in Rhode Island and the kind of isues they mediate along with how to contact them. Advanced Mediators* meet the highest qualifications in the State of Rhode Island.
Listed below are some of the conflict areas mediators belonging to the Rhode Island Mediators Association will mediate.
The RI Family Court recently published a new brochure about the Court's Family Mediation Program. The brochure refers those interested in receiving mediation services outside of the court system to contact the Rhode Island Mediators Association.
The RI Family Court provides some mediation services. At the Rhode Island Mediators Association, mediators provide a comprehensive package of mediation services, including mediation of all issues involved and a Memorandum of Understanding.
For more information or to contact us, click here
AREAS THAT CAN BE MEDIATED
The above listing may not include all possible areas of mediation. If you do not see your conflict area listed above, contact us directly and we will help you to find a mediator.
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