Skills & Values: Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Skills & Values: Alternative Dispute Resolution is designed to give students both theory and practical application for the skills and values which come into play during the various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, collaborative law and arbitration. It may be successfully used as a as a stand-alone course book or as a practical supplement to a standard text. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of the dispute resolution process. The idea is to read the material and then test and develop knowledge through exercises and simulations.
Skills & Values: Alternative Dispute Resolution actively encourages self-reflecting after each exercise Many attorneys go from case to case without ever reflecting on what they learned from the interactions. By doing this consciously in the beginning, students can train themselves to internalize the process, making them more intentional lawyers.
The Skills & Values series includes robust online content that is delivered through Web Courses. The content for the Teacher's Manual is also posted to the supporting Web Course. The online components of these books add an exciting dimension because they are designed to teach the current media-saturated generation of students in ways that are more effective for them.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Part One NEGOTIATION
Chapter 2 INTRODUCTION TO NEGOTIATION
Chapter 3 THINKING ABOUT NEGOTIATING
Chapter 4 UNDERSTANDING THE NEGOTIATION PROCESS
Chapter 5 ETHICAL BOUNDARIES AND DILEMMAS
Chapter 6 ADDITIONAL NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES
Chapter 7 NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION - THE WORDLESS MESSAGE
Chapter 8 INFLUENCE OF NEGOTIATOR STYLES
Chapter 9 AN INTRODUCTION TO BRAIN SCIENCE
Part Two MEDIATION
Chapter 10 INTRODUCTION TO MEDIATION
Chapter 11 EXAMPLES OF TOPICS FOR MEDIATION
Part Three COLLABORATIVE LAW
Chapter 12 INTRODUCTION TO COLLABORATIVE LAW
Part Four ARBITRATION
Chapter 13 INTRODUCTION TO ARBITRATION
Chapter 14 VARIOUS KINDS OF ARBITRATION
Chapter 15 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER