Alternative Dispute Resolution Training

#AndreOlivier: An Imagined World

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#AndreOlivier: A world where white people took nothing from black people is not a real world, it’s an imagined one. A South Africa where white people took nothing from black people is not a real South Africa, it’s an imagined one. A South Africa where white people gained the position in society that they occupy […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Trauma Release

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I am busy with material updates for 2016 for our ADR and Mediator Training Although mediators do not assume the role of counsellor, it is important that they understand how individuals and groups behave during trauma and what the residual effects of trauma might be. Trauma is said to be anything that overwhelms our natural […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Am I violent?

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As a proponent of non-violence and non-adversarial methods of getting to justice, I spend a lot of time looking around me, glancing within and recognizing the violent impulses that I too have to dismantle and unlearn that obviously emanate from living in a violent world. On our mediation training programs one of the first things […]