Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators. Standards of conduct adopted by many professional mediation associations including the American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association and the Association for Conflict Resolution.
ADR & Mediation Resources this site contains substantial on-line materials for alternative dispute resolution and mediation. The site has four volumes of essays on selected mediation topics. Volume 1 contains basic mediation essays and concepts. Volume 2 contains essays on practical tools and advanced considerations when entering mediation. Volumes 3 and 4 cover mediation centers, training, policy and other advanced topics. This is a comprehensive site covering a variety of mediation related topics.
American Bar Association The ABA's Dispute Resolution Section page includes resources such as Dispute Resolution Magazine, Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators, downloadable law review articles, links to other ADR sites, and Section activities and events.
Association for Conflict Resolution is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. The website includes current articles on related topics as well as indexes of mediators and trainers and is easily searchable. The database is extensive and includes mediators in several countries in addition to a national list of mediators by state, county, and zip code.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission offers the option of mediation for parties involved in employment discrimination disputes pending before that agency. Information about the program may be found on the Commission's website.
Conflict Resolution Consortium contains extensive information on education and training, jobs and careers, various conflict resolution processes, etc. The site also includes online training and education programs.
HierosGamos-the Comprehensive Law and Government Portal offers links to international and national ADR sites. Also offers essays on mediation, laws and regulations effecting ADR in the U.S, federal and state cases, mediation rules, Internet publications, non internet ADR publications, and associations involved in ADR.
Mediation Information and Resource Center (MIRC) (Mediate.com) located in Eugene, Oregon, MIRC is an international provider of mediation and conflict resolution training, resources and services. This site provides an extensive network of training materials on an overview of mediation, selecting a mediator, ethical standards, and other mediation tools. (Fee for some on-line services.)
Resolution Washington: Dispute Resolution Centers the website of the Association of Washington State DRCs. It describes what mediation is, how it works, the types of cases handled, information on training and includes a listing of all DRCs in Washington.
Spokane County Mediators gives guidelines for mediation and includes a directory of mediators with their biographies and fee structures.
Washington Mediation Association (WMA) is a professional association of mediators in Washington State. It promotes professional standards of practice, has a member mediator certification and mentoring program including a grievance process, and offers a searchable directory of member mediators on its web site.