How did the mediator 'meet & greet'?
Mediator’s opening statement (confidentiality, the process including separate sessions, mediator’s role, impartiality, guidelines, authority, questions, safety, and legal).
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How did the mediator manage the opening statements from parties (concerns, interests and record statements).
Summaries: How did the Mediator go reading back statements using reported speech?
List of Issues: Did the Mediator use neutral language, mutualised issues and capture all topics?
Feedback on Opening Statements, Summaries and List of Issues
Exploration: How did the Mediator conduct each item and encourage parties to speak to each other and on each agenda item
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Option Generation: Facilitated the stage (options were not generated by the mediator and negotiations did not commence).
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Private Sessions: Did the Mediator give equal time to both parties, identify BATNAS/WATNAs and reality test?
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Negotiation: Did the Mediator allow both parties to contribute, facilitate the discussion of options, test options and note areas of agreement?
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Outcome Statement: Did the Mediator use the parties words, include action items, future disputes, balanced, ethical and clearly note any impasses?
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Closing Statement: Did the Mediator congratulate parties, clarify confidentiality and encourage parties to come back to mediation at any time?
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Overall comments/suggestions for improvement
To what extent would you assess the level of competency of the mediator?