Selected publications, presentations

Peer Review Journal

Gutman, Judy and Grant, Jodie, Ethical Conundrums Facing Mediators: Comparing Processes, Identifying Challenges and Opportunities (2017). 35(1) Law in Context 101; La Trobe Law School – Law & Justice Research Paper Series Paper No. 1707.

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Working group submissions

Part of the Australian Dispute Resolution Advisory Council Inc (ADRAC) working group tasked with preparing ADRAC’S submission Australian Law Reform Commission – Review of the Family Law System: Response by ADRAC to Issues Paper 48 (IP 48) March 2018

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Public presentations (Selected)

  • 2018 seminar, Victorian Association for Dispute Resolution (VADR) and Victorian Association for Restorative Justice (VARJ), “Workplace ADR meets FDR: Exploring where workplace and family issues collide”, Zandy Fell and Jodie Grant.
  • 2017 Webinar, Resolution Institute – From the trenches – using restorative conferencing practices to repair high conflict family disputes.
  • 2016 National Mediation Conference, Queensland.
  • Oral presentation and paper – From the trenches – Using restorative conferencing practices as new ways to repair/restore family relationships in high conflict battles – Jodie Grant
  • Oral presentation and paper – Real world versus role plays, actors versus clients and the function of internships in creating real mediatorsJodie Grant and Lilia Szarski, Relationships Australia Victoria
  • 2015 ADR Ethics for Practitioners Symposium, La Trobe University, Victorian Dispute Settlement Centre – Presenter

Guest lectures – yearly

  • Melbourne University – to Law students on FDR
  • La Trobe University – to Law students on FDR

DVD – Relationships Australia Victoria Production, Mediator, Mediation Practice