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Mediation Ethics

  • "This block of instruction, like the entire week, was amazing." 

    Description:

    Mediation Ethics is a complex topic because it involves various mediator standards of practice, numerous professional codes of conduct and standards of ethics, and a variety of state laws and court rules. This workshop explores the interaction of these various ethical guides within diverse mediation contexts and engages participants in thoughtful and insightful discussions.

    Audience:

    Mediators and anyone – attorneys or parties – that plan to participate in mediation.

    Competencies Learned:
    • Knowledge and application of The Lawyer's Creed and The Lawyer's Aspirational Values 
    • Knowledge and understanding of existing mediator standards of ethics and conduct
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Ohio Uniform Mediation Act
    • Knowledge of existing Ohio laws and court rules related to mediation
    • Ability to recognize and analyze mediation situations that raise ethical considerations
    • Knowledge of substance abuse causes, prevention, detection, and treatment alternatives
    Lead Faculty:

    Terry Wheeler, Co-Director, Center for Dispute Resolution