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Mediation career guide : a strategic approach to building a successful practice

Author: Forrest S Mosten
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, cop. 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Written by a pioneer in the field, this information-packed book is the definitive guide for anyone embarking on a career in the burgeoning and multi-faceted field of mediation.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Forrest S Mosten
ISBN: 0787957038 9780787957032
OCLC Number: 912180916
Description: 295 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface. PART ONE: Is Mediation Right for You? 1. Can Mediation Be Your Day Job? 2. Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Mediator? 3. Can You Do the Work? 4. Education and Training. 5. Job Opportunities in Mediation. PART TWO: Building Your Career as a Mediator. 6. Creating Your Mediation Signature. 7. Expanding Your Mediation Services. 8. Defining Your Target Market. 9. Creating a Mediation-Friendly Environment. PART THREE: The Nuts and Bolts of Private Practice. 10. Setting Up Your Office. 11. Strategic Planning and Investing in Yourself. 12. Managing Your Practice. 13. Marketing Your Practice Effectively. 14. What Do You Do Next Monday? EPILOGUE: The Evolving Field of Mediation. APPENDIX 1: Mediator Self-Survey. APPENDIX 2: Professional Standards and Model Legislation. APPENDIX 3: Mediation Training and Educational Programs. APPENDIX 4: Books and Resources. APPENDIX 5: Mediation Organizations. APPENDIX 6: Sample Opportunities in Conflict Resolution. APPENDIX 7: Sample Budget Forms. APPENDIX 8: Sample Practice Forms. APPENDIX 9: Mediation Pledge. Notes. About the Author. Index.
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"This book applies useful advice about operating a professional services business to the special needs of mediators and is thus a valuable resource to both new and seasoned practitioners. ("Virginia Read more...

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