Apology Power CE Tennessee Valley Mediation Association (TVMA) proudly offers Apology Power CE presented by Joe Jarret. Topics of Discussion will include: 1) What is apology power? 2) How to make it? 3) When to make it? 4) Any legal or negative Mediation Ethics? 5) Obligations of a TN Rule 31 Mediator. Practitioners, non-attorney and […]
Board Change The TVMA would like to announce a Board Change and introduce the new Treasurer, Ron Silvera. He replaces Robin Brown who has done an outstanding job over the past two years. Mr. Silvera was confirmed during the July 18, 2017 board meeting and will assume duties immediately with the aid of Ms. Brown […]
Domestic Violence Issues CE Tennessee Valley Mediation Association (TVMA) proudly offers Domestic Violence Issues CE presented by Robin Brown. Topics of Discussion will include: 1) What issues are able to be mediated. 2) How to maintain the balance of power. 3) Protecting the integrity of the mediation process. Practitioners, non-attorney and attorney mediators, can receive new tools […]
Technology Committee The TVMA would like to announce the creation of the Technology Committee during the June 20, 2017 Board meeting. The committee head is Alan DeBusk who also is the Website Administrator. The other committee members are Steve Vail and Denise Jackson. Mr. DeBusk is pleased at the TVMA move as it will help facilitate […]
Federal Mediation CE Tennessee Valley Mediation Association (TVMA) proudly offers Federal Mediation CE presented by Robert L. Bowman. Topics of Discussion will include: 1) Who may serve as a federal mediator? 2) What types of cases are mediated? 3) How are cases selected for mediation? 4) Why does it matter? Practitioners, non-attorney and attorney mediators, can […]
Ethical Boundaries CE Tennessee Valley Mediation Association (TVMA) proudly offers Ethical Boundaries CE presented by Lalia Wilson. Topics of Discussion will include: 1) What are the ethical boundaries in mediation? 2) How do we know if we might cross them? 3) With mediators’ attention on the parties in the room, their attorneys, their translators, guardian ad […]
Board 2017 The TVMA would like to introduce the 2017 Board Members: Executive Committee Lalia Wilson – President Steve Vail – VP Mandy M. Handcock – Secretary Robin Brown – Treasurer Members Chris Beavers Fran Clemmons Alan DeBusk – Website Administrator DeOssie Dingus Carleton Edmunds Denise Jackson Nancy Coble Leach Jean Munroe Whitney Ray […]
TVMA will hold the 2017 Board elections in March 2017 for President, Treasurer, and Secretary and a number of Board members. Will you lead the direction for Rule 31 Mediation training? Many of the Officers have been in office a number of years and need to be replaced based on the TVMA by-laws. Officer and […]
The TVMA Is proud to announce the library expansion of three new titles by Miles Mason that enhance your Rule 31 Mediation efforts in the State of Tennessee. Check them out here.
Mediation Consultant announced that Domestic Violence training will be offered October 28 – 29, 2016. The event will be held at the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center. Download the registration form here.