Mediating for FEMA: Conflict Resolution in the Midst of Disaster
Jul
26
10:00 am10:00

Mediating for FEMA: Conflict Resolution in the Midst of Disaster

  • McAuliffe Branch Library

MetroWest Mediation Services is pleased to host Don Greenstein for a presentation and discussion about his work as an active on call Ombud with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in disaster response matters throughout the US.

This event is free and open to the public. Register Here.

Thursday, July 26
10:00 - 11:30am

McAuliffe Library
746 Water St
Framingham

About Don Greenstein:

Don Greenstein has a background in negotiations, dispute resolution, law, facilitation and conflict management. He has over 27 years of experience working with a broad spectrum of technical issues and dispute resolution processes. Don is a “re-formed” attorney, whose conflict management work has involved facilitation, mediation and external and internal ombud services of private and governmental workplace issues, as well as family, interpersonal, environmental, health, tribal, community and business matters. His passion is helping people with ongoing relationships work through difficult conversations. He spends his free time mentoring other mediators while mediating small claims and housing/landlord tenant matters in the Boston District Courts, with Metropolitan Mediation Services.

Don is an active on call Ombud with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in disaster response matters throughout the US. He is affiliated with the Boston Law Collaborative, mediating, training and working as a panel member on the BLC Roster. He has his own freelance mediation, conflict coaching, facilitation and external ombud practice, based in Natick, MA.

He is an active Roster member on the Dept. of Interior EEO mediation panel, the Udall Foundation Federal Environmental mediation panel, and the National Health Lawyers mediation panel. Don holds a law degree from Antioch School of Law, Washington, DC and a bachelor’s degree in social work from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Become a Mediator
Nov
8
Nov 17

Become a Mediator

MetroWest Mediation Services (MWMS) offers a 35-hour mediation training program which emphasizes facilitative mediation as an alternative to litigation and a method for resolving difficult business, legal & community issues. The training program is conducted by a highly qualified and experienced team of trainers who are also mediation practitioners.

Through the use of lectures, demonstrations, interactive exercises, supervised role-plays, and group discussions, the training  will prepare you to become a mediator and to effectively facilitate the mediation process.  Our training offers the fundamentals upon which mediation specializations are built, for example, divorce or public policy mediation. This course appeals to a wide variety of people from the fields of education, law, social services and business who want to apply mediation skills to their personal, professional and civic lives.

The mediation training meets the training requirement outlined in the Massachusetts Confidentiality Statute (MGL ch233 sec 23C) and Rule 8(c)(i) of the MA Supreme Judicial Court’s Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution.

Register at: https://www.metrowestmediationservices.org/mediation-training/