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Mediation and Advocacy Literature Review
An internet search for websites that link mediation and advocacy to human services was done and multiple sites populated on the topic of mediation and advocacy. However, I decided to research three of the websites listed on the University of Phoenix Material; National ADR Organizations. The three sites I reviewed are:
• Mediators: www.mediators.org
• Arizona Mediation Institute: http://www.arizonamediation.com/process.php
• CDR Associates: http://www.mediate.org/
Following is a summary of what I reviewed in each website and the resources linking mediation and advocacy to human services.
• Mediators: This site did not provide an about us or mission statement. It is not a website that provides a service. It provides information and various articles about different categories like: child custody, child support, mediators, family law and divorce. I found the information on this site very helpful for individuals dealing with divorce. My son is going through a divorce and I was able to get some helpful information regarding child custody. The different articles provided addressed various topics relating to human services and the process to mediation.
• Arizona Mediation Institute: The Arizona Mediation Institute site offers a service and an about us tab that stated they offer “an unparalleled mediation experience. By creating a mediation environment that is both approachable and professional, Arizona Mediation Institute provides the positive path from conflict to resolution. Our mission is to accommodate your needs by conducting negotiations in a welcoming space, with the assistance of seasoned mediation professionals leading the way to successful, lasting agreements.” This site had limited information and resources listed but there was one thing I found helpful; it was the Mediation Agreement Guidelines which…...

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