CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 5, Issue 8 - November 5, 2004

What's Inside:

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

SUMMER PEACEBUILDING INSTITUTE, EASTERN MENNONITE UNIVERSITY
SUMMER 2005, HARRISONBURG, VA The Summer Peacebuilding Institute at the Eastern Mennonite University’s Conflict Transformation Program in Harrisonburg, VA, is accepting applications to its Summer 2005 institute. At the institute, instructors, participants and staff join in a community of learning and healing. Application deadline: Jan. 1.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, FOURTH INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SYMPOSIUM
JAN. 10-15, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC The Institute for Political History is sponsoring a five-day student leadership conference Jan. 10-15 in Prague, Czech Republic. The 4th International Student Symposium offers young people an educational opportunity to broaden their understanding of the world, while developing critical skills in the art of negotiation and communication. For more information e-mail Agnieszka Critchlow, program director, or visit the conference web site.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

DEPENDENCY MEDIATION, OREGON JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT JUVENILE COURT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
The Oregon Judicial Department’s Juvenile Court Improvement Project seeks qualified applicants to conduct dependency mediation in Union County. Mediators receiving contracts under this announcement will join a pilot program for mediation of child abuse and neglect cases which began in October 2000. Additional contractors are sought to replace terminated contracts and provide coverage for existing contractors where conflicts of interest arise. Contracts will run from Dec. 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. Application deadline: Nov. 15. For application details e-mail or call Erin Ruff, Court Programs and Services Division, (503) 986-4539.

DIRECTOR OF MEDIATION SERVICES, JUST SOLUTIONS MEDIATION SERVICES
LOUISVILLE, KY Just Solutions Mediation Services, a nonprofit community mediation center based in Louisville, KY, seeks a Director of Mediation Services. Just Solutions promotes non-violent ways of dealing with conflict, managing change, and building community. Send resumes to Janet A. Jernigan, Just Solutions Mediation Services, 410 West Chestnut St., Suite 628, Louisville, KY 40202-2324, e-mail: justsolutn@aol.com.

MEDIATOR
NEW YORK, NY The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in conjunction with the New York City Family Court, seeks an experienced mediator. This position will mediate child protective proceedings at the permanency stage and beyond on referral from the New York City Family Court. The mediator will conduct the program according to policies and protocols established by The New York City Child Protection Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, and will co-mediate cases with another mediator employed by the New York City Family Court. For more information, see the binder in 206 Hulston or e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.

SENIOR DIRECTOR, MEDIATION, SAFE HORIZON
MANHATTAN, NY Safe Horizon seeks a Senior Director for its mediation program. Safe Horizon is a victim assistance, advocacy, and violence prevention organization that serves approximately 300,000 New Yorkers each year, including more than 90,000 people impacted by domestic violence. The senior director has overall responsibility for the operation of a multi-faceted program in Brooklyn and Manhattan that includes a custody and visitation project, an intergenerational project, a victim-offender initiative, and community mediation services in both boroughs. For more information on this position, see the binder in 206 Hulston or e-mail colemanl@missouri.edu.