Crystal is co-author with Rikk Larsen of “Elder Mediation: Optimizing Major Family Transitions” for Marquette Elder`s Advisor Law Journal. She was a guest on the Washington Post`s “Family Mediation for Elderly Care” online discussion and has been quoted in the New York Times and other national media. She and her colleagues wrote together the book Mom Always Liked You Best: A Guide for Resolving Family Feuds, Inheritance Battles & Eldercare Crises. A member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, she is a member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators and the Association for Conflict Resolution. She was a member of the ADR Education Subcommittee, the Public Awareness Working Group and the Court Systems Working Group for the Massachusetts Trial Court`s Standing Committee on Litigation. Prior to the co-founding of Agreement Resources and Elder Decisions® in late 2003, Crystal had over a decade of corporate and non-profit experience in training, human resources, quality assurance and consulting. Crystal has an MSW and MBA from Boston College and a bachelor`s degree in cognitive science/psycholinguistics, magna laude, from Brown University. Mediation is a confidential process in which a neutral mediator helps the parties to the dispute identify and discuss issues of mutual interest. The parties participate voluntarily, make their own decisions throughout the process and monitor the final outcome of the discussions.
Negotiated agreements are particularly beneficial if the parties to the dispute are to continue to cooperate and agree. ST. AUGUSTINE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / October 28, 2020 / Maverick Energy Group, Ltd. (OTC PINK:MKGP) is pleased to announce our agreement to acquire the first U.S. license from USR Resources LLC. Below is a description of our David LaPrade license: Crystal Thorpe is a mediator, trainer, co-founder and director of Agreement Resources, LLC, specializing in divorce mediation, and its Elder Decisions department® – offering conflict resolution services for seniors, seniors and their families. Crystal took care of divorce mediators through the MWI mentorship program at Norfolk Probate and Family Court. She has trained hundreds of mediators from around the world in the growing field of elder & adult parental mediation and offers tailor-made training on conflict resolution skills.
She has organized seminars and workshops for the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, the Association for Conflict Resolution, the Negotiation Program at Harvard Law School and the Northeast Human Resources Association. Family businesses are organizational constructs in themselves. They combine family culture and personal values and often use unconventional management strategies. While they have very clear advantages over non-family businesses, they face many challenges that other organizations don`t face, like: “Mediators help families with tough aging choices” NPR Morning Edition Harry Margolis Interviews From Mediator and Coach Crystal Thorpe Ask Harry Podcast Featured Service: Divorce mediation Mediation of a divorce agreement helps, Protecting couples from the destructive effects of an adversarial divorce. For couples with children, mediation helps them separate their role as an ending spouse from their ongoing parenting role. Our divorce mediators help our clients: • Identify the decisions they need to make to control the divorce process. • Consider and discuss their interests and options. • Document their decisions.
With Agreement Resources, LLC, we are sensitive to your desire to reduce the costs associated with your divorce without sacrificing thoughtful decisions. We adapt our services to your needs. Some couples find that they are able to make much of their divorce decision-making themselves and appreciate the opportunity to use mediation sessions that focus on one or a few specific issues they face. . . .