Symposium Sessions

Session Title Speakers
19 Tools for the Facilitator's Toolbox Nick Martin
21 Best Practices for Successful IEP Meetings Nick Martin
ADR in Special Education - How to Build Trust in a Mediation System When Distrust Abounds Adele Ciriacy, Jody Manning, Patricia McGinnis
Arbitration as an Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure James Rosenfeld
Building a Better Mousetrap, or Insights on the Design and Evaluation of Dispute Resolution Systems Courtney Brown, Timothy Hedeen, Dick Zeller
Effective Communication that Really Works Jacey Tramutt
Ensuring Self-Determination Throughout Mediation: Ethical and Effective Practices in Screening Cases, Preparing Clients, and Avoiding Coercion Timothy Hedeen
Exemplary Models of Parent Support: The Oregon r.i.s.e. IEP/Mediation Partners Program Karen Ripplinger, Leah Skipworth
Exemplary Practices in Preparing Parents to Participate in Mediation and IEP Facilitation Sharon House, Charlotte Price, Karen Thompson, Nelsinia Wroblewski
Fostering Mediation in Culturally Diverse Populations by Understanding Techniques of Effective Cross-cultural Dispute Resolution Sukhsimranjit Singh
From the Art of Conflict Resolution to the Science of Conflict Resolution Gail Nugent, Marc Purchin
Have wig, will gavel...: Conducting a Due Process Hearing & Managing the Hearing Process Jim Gerl
How Apology Can Promote Exemplary Practices for Reducing Special Education Disputes Prudence Hutton
I Have All These Skills, Now Why Don't They Just Listen? Sandra Blumenreich, Carole Boccumini, Jan Zager
IEP Facilitation - 20 Tips and Techniques to Facilitate an Effective IEP Julie Gentili Armbrust
IEP/IFSP Facilitation Skill: Counter Proposal Process, A Technique to Gain Agreements Trisha Bergin-Lytton
Leadership Challenges Affecting Special Education Greg Abell, Karen Hannan
Looking in the Rear View Mirror...Six Years of APR/SPP Data Dick Zeller
Maximizing Mediation: An Experienced Mediator's Favorite Techniques Jim Melamed
Mediation in Okinawa?: The Challenges of Providing a Spectrum of Special Education Conflict Management Services in a Worldwide School System Jonathan Beyer, Anita Engiles, Ellen Kabcenell Wayne, Leila Peterson
Moving from Agony to Ecstasy with IEP Facilitation Susan Bruce, Mary Eaddy
My Powers are Beyond Your Comprehension: Hearing Officer and Mediator Training/Certification in Compliance with IDEA '04 Jim Gerl
North, South, East, West: Collaboration Works the Best Nathan Anderson
Online Case Management and Dispute Resolution Communication Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed
Positive Parent Engagement Strategies: Optimizing Play of the Team Mont Hibbard, Ed Litteneker
Positively Involving Parents in Their Child's Education Carol Bercos, Joy Bux, Priscilla Cuba
Pushing the Limits: Expanding Special Education Mediation into Suspensions Ana Espada, Rebecca Price
Putting the Puzzle Together: Moving Beyond Quantitative Due Process Hearing Data Tracy Gershwin Mueller
Reaching for Hope: The Interpersonal Neurobiology of Empathy in Early Conflict Management Sarah Peyton
Recent Case Law: The Good and the Not So Much Barbara Bateman
Resolution Meetings: The Ugly, the Bad and the Good Andrew Eulass, Kacey Gregson, Hillary Tabor, Dick Zeller
Resolution Options as New Practices: IEP Facilitation as Systemic Challenge Margaret Reed
Rethinking Mediation Training: Intercultural Considerations in Knowledge Transfer Michelle LeBaron
Special Education and Dispute Resolution in Times of Financial Austerity: A Discussion Robert Benjamin, Marshall Peter
SpedEX: Resolving Disputes in a Trust-building and Child-centered Way Miriam Kurtzig Freedman
Stakeholder Engagement & Building Capacity at the Local Level Jo Anne Blades, Sharon House, Christa Knight, Andrea Kunkel
Sustainable Approaches to Power and Communication in Long Term Conflicts Bernie Mayer
The Exemplary Iowa Model: Investing in Local-Level Dispute Resolution Paul Kiburz, Eric Neessen, Dee Ann Wilson
The Exemplary Oklahoma Model: Contracting with Institutions of Higher Learning Jo Anne Blades, Linda Jaco, Christa Knight
The Exemplary Pennsylvania Model: Ensuring the Full-Range of Dispute Resolution Options Dixie Trinen, Kerry Voss Smith
The Exemplary Wisconsin Model: An ADR System Fortified by Stakeholder Engagement Nissan Bar-Lev, Jane Burns, Margaret Resan, Jan Serak, Patricia Williams, Jan Serak
The Four Ways to Assure Mediator Quality (and why none of them work) Michael Moffitt
The IEP/IFSP Facilitation Process Journey, Steps from Start to Finish Trisha Bergin-Lytton
The Independent Child Advocate Program: A Unique Approach to Special Education Dispute Resolution Carlo Rossi
The Role of Family Organizations in Developing & Implementing an Effective Early Intervention Dispute Resolution System Diana Autin, Margaret Kinsell
The SEA's Responsibility for IEP/IFSP Meeting Quality - the Minnesota Approach Adele Ciriacy, Patricia McGinnis, Wendy Watson
Three Approaches - One Purpose: Early Dispute Resolution Strategies Gail Nugent, Marc Purchin, Elaine Talley
Tools and Techniques for IEP Meeting Facilitation and Conflict Resolution: Balancing Diverse Teams Through the IEP Process Joyce Little, Douglas Little
Trust is like the air we breathe - we don't notice it until it's gone... Cathy Fromme
Utilizing Data to Guide Compliance and Promote Dispute Resolution Effectiveness Ron Geiersbach, Henry Millward
What's Brewing in the Kettle: Bringing Mettle to the Mediator's Toolbox Anita Engiles, John Reiman
Where's the Problem? An "I Spy" Experience in Dispute Resolution Hillary Tabor
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Showcasing Exemplary Practices: CADRE's 5th National Symposium