Want to learn how to formulate better mediation questions?
The questions we ask as mediators should help create a safe environment where disputes can be tackled constructively.
You should also be asking questions which help you maintain a neutral position.
Neutrality is a crucial part of the mediator’s role, since it fosters compromise and good will between parties.
Skilled questioning is key for achieving this tricky balancing act. For instance, open questions can be empowering and encourage parties to craft their own unique solutions. There are various types of questions that can be used, and Gerry O’Sullivan offers all kinds of tips on how to use them effectively.
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Gerry O’Sullivan’s book and training provides plenty of great examples of mediation questions. All her training is based on the latest research into how the brain works. It provides a comprehensive toolkit for anyone wanting to take their mediation skills to the next level.
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Packed with tips on how to become a better mediator, it focuses entirely on the types of questions to formulate and when to use them. Her training uses the S Questions Model developed in this book, with courses available online and in-person.
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