Resources for Conflict Resolution

& Mediation

Karen Richards Training & Mediation LLC
  • Dispute Resolution Services (DRS) at the Supreme Court of Virginia is the certifying body for mediators in Virginia. Visit them at Supreme Court of Virginia Dispute Resolution Services.

  • The Virginia Mediation Network (VMN) is an association of professional mediators and other conflict resolution professionals based in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Visit them at Virginia Mediation Network.

  • Resolution Virginia (formerly the Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution — VACCR) is a consortium of non-profit community mediation/community conflict resolution centers serving the citizens of Virginia. Visit them at Resolution Virginia.

  • The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) is the national organization for mediators, arbitrators, educators, and other conflict resolution professionals. Visit them at Association for Conflict Resolution.

  • The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) is the national “voice” for the growth and maintenance of community-based mediation programs and processes. Visit them at: National Association for Community Mediation.

  • Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association is the largest association of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) professionals. Visit them at: American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section.

Resources for MBTI and Coaching

  • Center for Applications of Psychological Type (CAPT®) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to “extend and teach the accurate understanding of the ethical and practical applications of C.G. (Carl) Jung’s theory of psychological types.” Visit them at: Center for Applications of Psychological Type.

  • OKA is a training, consulting, and publishing firm headquartered near Washington DC that develops “organizations, teams, and individuals through the use of assessment instruments such as the EQi (Emotional Intelligence), the MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator), and many other personality tools.” Visit them at: OKA.

  • Association for Psychological Type International (APTi) is “an international membership organization open to any individual interested in personality type.” Visit them at: Association for Psychological Type International.

  • The Myers Briggs Company (formerly Consulting Psychologists Press) is “a world leader in personality, career, and organizational development assessments” and can help organizations working through issues including team building, leadership, coaching, and conflict management. Visit them at: The Myers Briggs Company.