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mediation

 [me″de-a´shun]
the act of intervening or serving as an intermediary.
conflict mediation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of constructive dialogue between opposing parties with a goal of resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable manner.

me·di·a·tion

(mē'dē-ā'shŭn),
The action of an intermediary substance (mediator).

mediation

A form of conflict resolution in which the parties of a dispute maintain an active dialogue moderated by a mediator in an effort to avoid litigation.

mediation

(mē″dē-ā′shŭn)
The action of a mediating agent.
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At our Edinburgh seminar an offer was made to meet with people who have used mediation to gain A-further insight into how they felt it had worked to help inform how proposals are taken forward.
The offer was also made by another organisation to help map the likely user journeys that lead to the courts, to see the best ways of making mediation a part of that process.
The findings of this Article can be grouped into three areas: correlation between program type and perceptions of the process, insights from practitioners regarding strengths and weaknesses of existing programs, and synthesis of practitioner suggestions for improving the current mediation process.
The first area reports on the correlation between mediation program type and perceptions of confidence, fairness, and efficiency of the process.
MBIE will actively follow-up parties where it feels negotiations may settle prior to mediation, or one of the parties may not appear fully committed to attend the mediation.
That said, completing a successful appellate mediation is not easy.
A Request for Mediation is filed, either by one party or by all the parties jointly.
Blitman, who are both certified and experienced mediators in the state of Florida, continue their discussion about effective mediation advocacy.
In 1996, the Association for Conflict Resolution established standards to be used for all peer mediation programs in K-12 schools.
An integral and essential aspect to British Columbia's child protection mediation model is the pre-mediation meeting, also called an orientation session.
UK Family Mediation has again reiterated their goal of helping families to understand and find their way through various difficult situations with the opening of the new offices in Bristol, Devon, and Gloucestershire.
This study reviewed cases handled by the Medical Dispute Mediation Committee of the Kaohsiung City Government Department of Health spanning the years from 1989 to 2003 and interviewed members of the committee in order to gain a better understanding of the mediation process as well as the factors determining the success or failure of mediation.