Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



mediation, conflict resolution, counselor education, counseling

Subject Area

Counseling, Counselor Education


Mediation training standards are inconsistent and fail to focus on the pivotal skill set of addressing, understanding, and working with underlying emotions that shape conflict and may prevent mutual goal attainment. The purpose of this article is to explore skills essential to counseling and mediation and advocate for the potential benefits of formally training counselors to facilitate the process of mediation and conflict resolution.

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Counseling Commons



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