Oregon Mediation Association

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[edit] General Information

  • Official name: Oregon Mediation Association
  • Country: USA
  • City: Portland
  • Type of organization: Non-profit organization
  • Date of creation: 1986
  • Interests: Mediation - Training
  • Fields of expertise: Family, Workplace, Elder Mediation

[edit] Description

The Oregon Mediation Association is a nonprofit organization of members committed to the development, support and advocacy of mediation in the State of Oregon.

[edit] OMA Membership

OMA is a statewide nonprofit organization of mediators and supporters of mediation founded in 1986. With nearly 350 members statewide, OMA offers mediators and mediation supporters a chance to join together to elevate the quality of mediation services and to expand the availability of mediation programs and services throughout Oregon.

OMA offers members:

  • Training Opportunities
  • Leadership Development
  • A Legislative Voice
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Publications and Outreach

OMA also offers supporters the opportunity to make a difference in how they resolve conflict in Oregon. OMA seeks to shift Oregon away from the traditional adversarial approach to conflict toward a collaborative mediation approach.

[edit] Interests

OMA Interest Groups are formed around specific topics of interest to mediators. These groups share information and encourage education and development in their focus areas. All members are encouraged to be involved with one or more interest groups. OMA's current Special Interest Groups include:

  • Family Mediation Interest Group
  • Workplace Mediation Interest Group
  • Elder Mediation Interest Group

New interest groups may form according to member interests. Topic areas which could be the focus of future interest groups include:

  • Dialogue
  • Court mediation
  • Educational mediation
  • Public policy mediation
  • Environmental mediation
  • Victim-offender mediation
  • Health care mediation
  • Restorative Justice

[edit] Contact

PO Box 40041 Portland, OR 97240 - USA

Tel: 503-872-9775

Fax: 503-245-5998

Email: oma@omediate.org

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