The Making of a Mediator: Developing Artistry in Practice / Edition 1

The Making of a Mediator: Developing Artistry in Practice / Edition 1

by Michael D. Lang, Alison Taylor
     
 

The Making of a Mediator goes beyond the traditional instructional manuals that concentrate on the nuts-and-bolts of the mediation process. This book offers mediators and other conflict resolution professionals a conceptual framework and practical guidance for developing artistry in mediation. In collaboration with Alison Taylor, a pioneer in teaching and

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The Making of a Mediator goes beyond the traditional instructional manuals that concentrate on the nuts-and-bolts of the mediation process. This book offers mediators and other conflict resolution professionals a conceptual framework and practical guidance for developing artistry in mediation. In collaboration with Alison Taylor, a pioneer in teaching and supervision of mediators, renowned mediator Michael Lang describes the principles and methods of reflective practice.If you want to become a competent, resourceful mediator whose work reflects artistry, The Making of a Mediator will give you fresh insights and teach you the methods and skills you need to reach new levels of professional development. This essential resource combines innovative ideas and practices and provides? A four-stage model of professional development? Key characteristics of artistic practice? Theoretical guidelines for the application of mediation strategies and techniques? Tactics for forming effective hypotheses and methods for testing them? Procedures for implementing reflective practice in mediationThe Making of a Mediator is filled with lists of self-reflective questions. Exercises at the And of most chapters are specifically designed to help you understand the principles and methods of reflective practice.[head] Take your practice to the next level . . . learn the skills to practice artistry in mediationThe Making of a Mediator goes beyond the basics of mediation process. In this essential resource, expert mediator and teacher Michael Lang outlines his innovative model of artistry in professional practice that results from the understanding of and connection between reflective practice and interactive process. Together with Alison Taylor, they have created a landmark book that offers conflict resolution professionals the theories, principles, practices, and ideas for developing true artistry in mediation."The Making of a Me

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787949921
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/11/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

ARTISTRY.

Developing Artistry.

The Hallmarks of Artistry.

Integrating Artistry into Practice.

REFLECTIVE PRACTICE.

Finding Your Formulation.

Mapping Your Constellation of Theories.

Putting Reflection into Practice.

INTERACTIVE PROCESS.

Combining the Elements of Interactive Process.

Critical Moments in Interaction.

Finding and Keeping the Flow.

Conclusion: Expanding Artistry in Our Professional Life.

References.

Additional Resources.

Index.

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