Course curriculum

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    • Agenda

    • Note-taking guide for the Course

    • Access Conference Resources

    • Detailed, minute by minute agenda

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    1. The History of Mediation and Mental Health

    • 1.1 Welcome and Introduction: Behaviors, not Labels. Discussing the overlap of mental health and communication with Clare Fowler

    • 1.2 KEYNOTE: Language Matters with Temple Grandin

    • 1.3 What Obligations Do We Have To Our Clients? with Megan Hunter

    • 1.4 History of Organizational Support with Marya Kolman

    • 1.5 History of the ADA Mediation Guidelines: Why? How? and What? with Judy Cohen

    • 1.6 History of Training: What were we trained to look out for and how to respond with Susan Guthrie--3rd speaker, repeat video

    • 1.7 Real Resilience for Mediators & Other Conflict Professionals with Jeff Thompson

    • 1.8 Psychology and Mental Health by Maria Coombes

    • 1.9 When Mediators Need Help with Belinda Jokinen

    • 1.10 Preventing Mental Illness Discrimination in Mediation with Dan Berstein

    • 1.11 What Processes Help or Harm Our Mental Health with Jennifer Kresge, Michelle Brenner

    • 1.12 Guided Breakout Rooms

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    2. Current Application of Mediation and Mental Health

    • 2.1 Welcome and Introduction with Colin Rule

    • 2.2 Lead Speaker: Reflections and Learnings: Approaching 30 Years of The U.S. Department of Justice’s ADA Mediation Program with Lewis Dabney, Key Bridge Foundation

    • 2.3 Disrupting Toxic Positivity with Winter Wheeler

    • 2.4 Somatic Awareness and Conflict Engagement with Mr. Kim Kristensen (Speaker 1 of 2)

    • 2.5 Trauma-Informed Care: Being Gentle But Firm with Junie Gangle (repeat video, Speaker 2 of 2)

    • 2.6 Roundtable: Helping Kids with Special Needs with Diana Nadeau  CADRE, Rosy Bucio SELPA, Don Saposnek - Parenting Plan with Special Needs Children

    • 2.7 Assessing Current Processes for Neuro-diverse Clients: What areas are we still treating labels instead of behaviors? with Don Saposnek

    • 2.8 Roundtable: What Damages Mental Health? with Lesley Cook (child psychologist) & Matt Glowacki, SHRM

    • 2.9 Neuroplasticity: How Safe Communication Rewires the Brain

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    3. Future Applications of Mediation and Supporting Mental Health

    • 3.0 Welcome with Jim Melamed

    • 3.1 Lead Speaker Discussing Mental Health Stigma and Suicide Awareness with Stacey Freedenthal

    • 3.2 Supporting the Workplace with Terry Marschall (speaker 1 of 3)

    • 3.3 Supporting Mental Health in Education with Joshua Kershenbaum (repeat video, speaker 2 of 3)

    • 3.4 Supporting Emotional Intelligence in Divorce with Cynthia Greer, Lipscomb Professor (repeat video, speaker 3 of 3)

    • 3.5 The Internal Family Systems Model: A Non-Pathologizing Way to Understand What Makes People Tick. And, it’s Useful for Mediators! with David Hoffman

    • 3.6 Resources for Supporting our Seniors, Vets, Neurodivergent, and Minorities with Dana Curtis, Sarah Gross, and Amy Applegate, and MASIC presentation

    • 3.7 Themed Breakout Rooms: Forgiveness with Eileen Barker Courts and Mental Health with RSI Divorce Support with Karen Aurit

    • 3.8 Behavioral Health Mediation: A New State Approach with Mary Wallace, Oakland Mediation (speaker 1 of 2)

    • 3.9 Protecting Ourselves Mentally with Sarah Gross (repeat video, speaker 2 of 2)

    • 3.10 Strengthening Mediation along Three Dimensions: Preparation, Respect, and Design with Tim Hedeen, and Turning Concepts into Living Documents with Clare Fowler