Whether you're considering starting a new mediation practice or just looking to brush up on your skills, Lane and Calkins Mediation Practice Guide is a must-have book. Now in its Fifth Edition, this time-tested guide has long been the go-to book for mediators. The guide is written by respected experts Fred Lane and Richard M. Calkins who use it as the materials for their popular 40 Hour Mediation/Arbitration Training course.
The book covers everything from a basic overview of alternative dispute resolution to a detailed discussion of the psychology of mediation. You'll learn the mediation process, the roles of all parties involved, closing techniques, and creative approaches to settlement. Throughout the book, real-life case studies are provided to highlight and exemplify the ideas discussed. In the Appendices you'll find an overview of how to develop a mediation practice, a discussion of collaborative divorce, and excerpts from relevant statutes, standards, and rules. Order your copy today!