Mediation Career Guide: A Stragegic Approach to Building a Successful Practice

In this definitive guide, Forrest Mosten----an internationally recognized mediation expert----helps would--be mediators answer the critical question Do I have the values, skills, personality, and commitment necessary to mediate? A comprehensive resource, the book also explores a wealth of timely topics including the need to establish standards of the profession, how to maintain confidentiality, the pros and cons of co--mediation, and the place of mediation in the process of court and law reform. Straightforward and reader--friendly, the Mediation Career Guide is filled with practice tips, self--surveys, diagrams, reading resources, a list of training programs and volunteer opportunities, budget forms, and model standards of conduct. This hands--on resource is designed to make the challenging journey of becoming a peacemaker a one--step--at--a--time manageable process.