MORE THAN MEDIATION

October 10, 2016

What do we mean by “More Than Mediation”?

Here is one glimpse. happy-family-post-mediation These young people (well, they seem young compared with me!) needed a parenting plan so they could take equal part in the raising of the two children they share. This is not an easy task under any circumstances. At NCRC, we believe the process is made better when we help the participants hear each other with compassion and respond to each other’s needs with respect. By working patiently to open paths of empathetic communication, the participants are far better able to craft agreements that they believe represent their interests, meet their needs, and will be sustainable over time. The process also helps them set a tone for future communication. This photograph was taken in the front yard of the NCRC office right after mediation. I see a lot of our “more” in those smiles, and it makes me feel deeply grateful to our volunteers and donors who make this possible.

Sara Figal, Executive Director



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HOW DO WE KNOW IT WORKS?

After every mediation, participants fill out an evaluation form. That is just one way we gather information to make sure we are doing the best we can for the people we serve. As you can see here, this is the kind of evaluation that makes us happy!

After every mediation, participants fill out an evaluation form. That is just one way we gather information to make sure we are doing the best we can for the people we serve. We expect the best from our mediators, and our participants deserve no less. As you can see here, this is the kind of evaluation that makes us happy!

In the News

The Nashville Business Journal has announced the winners of the 11th annual Women of Influence Award, and they will honor our own Executive Director, Sara Figal, in the nonprofit leadership category. Read more here...

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The amazing group of students from WNE Law School on Alternative Spring Break, serving NCRC and exploring Nashville.

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