NEW WAYS FOR MEDIATION℠
A BREAKTHROUGH APPROACH FOR MEDIATING HIGH CONFLICT DISPUTES
Instructor: Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Have your best mediation skills failed with some clients? Have you felt that despite your best efforts, some mediations are impossible?
It’s likely that you may have been mediating with one or more parties with a high conflict personality, making it a high conflict dispute.
High conflict disputes are different. They often involve one or more individuals with a pattern of high conflict behavior, characterized by all-or-nothing thinking, unmanaged emotions, extreme behavior, and preoccupation with blaming others.
In this 12-hour training, Bill Eddy will provide training in five potentially high conflict personality disorders and managing high conflict individuals. He will present his new approach to mediating such disputes: New Ways for Mediation. This approach includes several paradigm shifts from ordinary mediation by not relying on insight, expression of emotions or discussions of the past.
Instead, this method focuses on teaching clients four simple skills to use within a simple structure that keeps them focused on problem-solving solutions and away from venting, re-working the past, extreme demands, rigid positions, and other self-defeating behaviors. The skills for mediators are also simple and less stressful, so that they serve primarily as a guide and source of information throughout the process. Some or all of the tips and tools of this method can be used with any mediation.
After this training, you will:
Mr. Eddy has been developing and teaching this method over the past twelve years to many mediators, lawyers and counselors around the United States and Canada, including a 2-day training in this approach to over one hundred Family Court Services counselors throughout California in 2020.
This course consist of 12 hours of training total. The first 4-hours are pre-recorded and can be watched at a convenient time before the live online classes begin. Thereafter, there will be two additional days of training (4 hours each) live via Zoom.
DATES: November 30th and December 1st from 8am - 12pm PT / 11am - 3pm ET
Grab your spot in this exciting and cutting edge training with High Conflict Expert, Bill Eddy!
Co-Founder | Chief Innovation Officer
San Diego, California
Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, best-selling author, co-founder, and Chief Innovation Officer of the High Conflict Institute. He pioneered the High Conflict Personality Theory (HCP Theory) and has become an international expert on managing disputes involving high conflict personalities and personality disorders. He provides training to lawyers, judges, mediators, managers, human resource professionals, businesspersons, healthcare administrators, college administrators, homeowners’ association managers, ombudspersons, law enforcement, therapists and others. He has been a speaker and trainer in over 30 U.S. states and 10 countries.
Bill recently released the instant best-seller, Mediating High Conflict Disputes, to world-wide acclaim. This book sets the groundwork for the innovative New Ways for Mediators" Program. Get a copy of the book here.
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