Carol V Bloom
Mediation, Facilitation, Conflict Coaching & Training
As transformative mediators and facilitators, we believe that the conversations belong to the participants, and that they have the capacity to determine what is best for them in terms of how to discuss their issues and make decisions about what they want to to talk about and where they want to end up. Our job is to support them to have the most productive conversations possible.
RESPONDING TO COVID 19 CRISIS
UPDATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS
IMPORTANT PILOT PROJECT – READ BELOW:
Carol Bloom is a professional mediator, facilitator and trainer working nationally and internationally for over twenty years. READ FULL BIO HERE
In addition to offering online workshops, trainings, and coaching services for mediators and other professionals, I am exploring ways to contribute to this moment by working with others to prepare the launch of an online pilot project in response to the current crisis:
RAPID RESPONSE ONLINE CONFLICT INTERVENTION SERVICES
Due to the Covid-19 Pandamic, the resulting “Shelter in Place” orders, and the impacts of temporary or permanent loss of jobs and income, school closures, inability to interact in-person with co-workers, difficulties in communication and destructive conflict interactions in every type of relationship are on the rise.
· Those Sheltering in Place together: couples, parents with young kids/teens/young adults suddenly returned home, middle-aged and older adults caring for elderly parents, 2 or multiple roommates all working from home…
· Employees, colleagues and business associates needing to reorganize work schedules and come to shared understandings of changing priorities
· Folks suddenly without income and bills mounting; uncertainties about how long things will last and how to pay bills, rent, mortgages – trying to problem solve with partners/family/friends who are similarly under-resourced and frightened
· Indicators showing a rise in domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, divorce and custody disputes, etc… READ MORE HERE.