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Mediation Videos

The Statewide ADR Commission created a special video with a story based in New Mexico to illustrate how mediation can be used in place of a long, expensive court hearing.

"What is Mediation" - English

ABA Media Video Center provides video examples of mediation and negotiation and other resources for teachers and other professionals.  It focuses on civil disputes involving lawyers, but also contains examples of negotiation and community mediation.

The videos, below, are provided by permission of the American Bar Association (ABA) to explain and demonstrate the principles of mediation:

The Three Little Pigs Go To Mediation, created by the Department of Veteran's Affairs

Mediation: A Better Way to Resolve Disputes

Introduction to Mediation 1

Introduction to Mediation 2

Elder Mediation: A Solution for Families at War