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Partial (and now dated) List of Mediation and ADR Video Sources

Note: For online videos, see our local collection and additional K-12 related videos at our sister site

movie screenThis information is reprinted from The Conflict Resolution Syllabi Sampler: 1998
edited by Juliana Birkhoff (and formerly published by NIDR/CRENet)

American Arbitration Association
AAA has a mediation video about an accounting and insurance dispute. The video can be purchased from NYSSCPA, 530 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10036-5101, Attention: Stephanie Forbes--Mock Mediation. Order forms can be obtained from AAA (800) 778-7890.

The Academy of Family Mediators
AFM has videotapes on mediation, both demonstrating mediation techniques and discussing approaches to issues in family mediation. AFM also has videotapes about sexual harassment, business disputes, teacher-parent conflicts, and neighbourhood disputes. Contact them at The Academy of Family Mediators, 5 Militia Drive, Lexington, MA 02173, (781) 674-2663, Fax (781) 674-2690 or

The Center for Restorative Justice and Mediation, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
The Center for Restorative Justice and Mediation has two videotapes for sale. Both are about the restorative justice approach to criminal justice and victim offender mediation. Contact them at University College, 314 Nolte Center, 315 Pillsbury Drive, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, (612 625-1855 or Fax (612) 624-5891 or

The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri School of Law
Leonard Riskin developed four videos for teaching. They are widely respected and used. There is an overview of ADR, two negotiation tapes and one mediation tape. They are available from West Publishing, 610 Opperman Drive, St. Paul, MN 55164, (800) 328-9352. For more information contact The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri School of Law, 206 Hulston Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, (573) 882-2025.

The Clearinghouse, Program on Negotiation, Harvard University
The Clearinghouse rents or sells a number of videos. There are several that demonstrate negotiations and mediations and a number of videotaped lectures and seminars. Contact The Clearinghouse, The Program on Negotiation, 518 Pound Hall, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138, (617) 495-1684, or http://www.harvard. edu/vine/providers/ program on negotiation/

CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution
Three videos--mediation of a complex business dispute, a mini-trial and an overview of ADR processes. Contact: 336 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017-3122, (212)949-6490, Fax (212) 949-8859 or

CRU Institute
CRU Institute has several videos--they focus on basic mediation, children and school conflict. Contact them at CRU Institute 845 106th Avenue, N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004, (800) 922-1988 or

Institute for Dispute Resolution, UVic
The UVic Institute of Dispute Resolution has a family mediation video. Contact them at The Institute for Dispute Resolution, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 2400, Victoria, B.C. V8W 3H7, CANADA or

John M. Haynes, Ph.D
John Haynes is a well known and respected mediator. Some of his videotapes are available through AFM, others through him. The tapes include guides to help instructors and viewers use them. There are several divorce and family videotapes as well as teen and juvenile issues, business and workplace disputes. Contact him at John Haynes, 146 Bayview Avenue, Northport, NY 11768-1509, (516) 757-4548 or e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

MGI Film and Television
MGI film has an introductory mediation video. Contact them at MGI Film and Television, MacKenzie Group International, P.O. Box 218, 1117 Queen Street West, Toronto Ontario M6J 3P4 Canada or email Tim Leary at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Florida Dispute Resolution Center
The Florida Dispute Resolution Center has an introduction to mediation video. Contact the State of Florida, Office of the State Courts Administrator, Dispute Resolution Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1905, (850) 921-2910.

Triune Arts
Triune Arts has three videos; on restorative justice, school conflict, resolving conflict in a multicultural community. For more information contact Triune Arts, 517 Wellington Street West, Suite 207, Toronto Ontario, CANADA M5V 1E9, (416) 586-0879 or