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The December 11, 2009 issue of US News and World Report was devoted to careers, and they listed "mediator" as one of the 30 top careers. Check out the BLS Occupational Outlook for professionals in this sector. Mediation is but one of many tools used by conflict specialists. Others include negotiation, restorative justice processes, arbitration, conflict coaching, process consulting and more. Assembling the needed skills and knowledge is key.
Our program is designed to provide meaningful academic knowledge and useful
professional skills to individuals dealing with the costs of conflict and
those engaged in conflict resolution activities. Our goal is to develop
and support reflective practitioners of conflict resolution.
The interdisciplinary field of dispute resolution promotes and advocates for nonviolent resolution or management of conflict through a range of techniques. These include negotiation and third-party neutral intervention methods such as mediation, collaborative problem solving and restorative practices, which are applied to a diverse range of issues.