Rule 31 Mediation
Rule 31 Mediation - Definition
Rule 31 Mediation - Purpose
•Uses a neutral facilitator to guide disputants through the mediation process.
•Focuses on the future.
•Identifies the issues of the dispute.
•Helps clarify misunderstandings.
•Explores solutions of the dispute and attempts to find a resolution.
Rule 31 Mediation - Benefits
•Disputants get all points out for discussion.
•It's a proven process to solve disputes.
•All disputants contribute to the solution.
•Allows disputants to "create" their own future.
•Disputants are encouraged to look at any possible solution.
•What is said in Mediation, stays in Mediation.
Rule 31 Mediation - Features
•Confidential-between all parties and the mediator.
•Objective-the mediator has no vested interest – the third side.
•Honest-because of the confidentiality and objectivity, honesty becomes possible.
•Structured-mediation is a process.
•Collaborative -encourages and empowers the participants to make informed decisions.
•Flexible -the process explores perceptions and looks at issues from variety of perspectives.
•Creative - allows for creative expression of options to meet the unique circumstances of the participants.
Rule 31 Mediation - Users