Articles published

Mediation Actions At The ‘Ramon y Cajal’ Hospital Interventions among the migrant population under the “New Citizens, New Patients” Programme

By Laura Puyol Gil and Rocío Martín Galacho
Published in Revista de Mediación Issue 5

Intercultural mediation in the health system allows immigrants to access public services by supporting their integration, making the acceptance and the follow-up of treatments easier. The Mediation actions that are currently carried out by hospitals, health centres and NGOs have a prevention approach to the conflicts that might arise between immigrants and the health system in the country where they are settled. The main action lines of this mediation action draw upon the information given to migrants, awareness raising among the population, training of professionals, and translation and interpreting.

Emotions in Mediation

By Maria Percaz Four-Pome
Published in Revista de Mediación Issue 5

Emotions and feelings are present in mediation. During the process, the mediator's emotions arrive to the working table, along with those of the attendees, and people who are not present at the room, but are also involved. It is essential for the mediator to correctly handle this emotional mix. The article contains a reflection on the natural emotional language we find easily accessible in our everyday vocabulary. One of the main resources employed by a capable mediator is emotional intelligence. Facilitating the meeting is only possible when the role of the mediator's emotions and the participants' emotions is understood. Various mediation strategies are established and employed, so that all emotional expression is beneficial to the entire process.

Work Mediation: Experience and Reality of the Labour Institute of yhe Autonomous Community of Madrid

By Mónica Rodríguez-Sedano
Published in Revista de Mediación Issue 4

En los conflictos laborales es obligatorio un acto de conciliación previa a la vía laboral que se lleva a cabo por un sistema de Solución Extrajudicial de los Conflictos Laborales. Para acometer esta tarea la Comunidad de Madrid apuesta por la mediación laboral que se lleva a cabo desde el Instituto Laboral. Con la intención de dar a conocer qué se está haciendo y cómo se trabaja la mediación laboral en conflictos colectivos laborales (principalmente) surgidos entre empresarios y trabajadores o sus respectivas organizaciones representativas se presenta el siguiente artículo.

Case of Penal Mediation Between Minor Offenders: the Implication of the Victim

By Rocío Martín Galacho
Published in Revista de Mediación Issue 4

Minors and their conflicts are currently a worrying issue. For this reason the author wanted to explain in this case an experience in which penal mediation constitutes the appropriate method and the necessary alternative to the legal system, trying to value and reinforce mediation as the most adequate and positive way to solve conflicts between two minors, thus avoiding judicial processes.

Protocol for the Implementation of Court-Related Family Mediation in the Courts that Rule on Family Matters

By Teresa Martín Nájera, Margarita Pérez Salazar and José Luis Utrera Gutiérrez
Published in Revista de Mediación Issue 4

This Protocol is an instrument proposal for the General Council of the Judiciary based on the experience of three judges ruling in Family Courts from different regions in Spain, aimed at facilitating the implementation of family mediation in court-related processes. The roles of all the actors involved are described as well as the procedure to follow. Also, annexes are attached that facilitate an appropriate follow-up of the actions conducted and the tasks of mediators. This protocol is a clear bet on mediation not as an alternative but rather as a new form of acting in contentious legal actions.

Mediation in Family Companies: A Potential New Challenge

By José Luís Melero Ynaraja
Published in Revista de Mediación Issue 4

Eighty-five percent of the industrial tissue in this country is made up by family companies. The conflicts that arise between family company members, mainly as far as inheritance is concerned or when new members join in the company sometimes hinder the company’s continuity. This article addresses the task of family companies’ consultants/advisors in conflict management, which will lead to implement the Family Protocol. Also, the possibilities of mediation are explored as a possible method to be incorporated to this task.

What is Revista de Mediación

It is an academic, biannual, online, and free of charge journal on Mediation and other ADR, of high editorial quality, highlighted relevance and professional interest that encourages scientific study and rigor, best practices and innovation, analysis and positive resolution of conflict through alternative and peaceful ways (ADR). It is addressed to mediators, specialists in conflict analysis, management and resolution, and to those interested in these fields.

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