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Resources on Group Facilitation
Mediation & Consensus Decisions

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Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making
My Book from New Society Publishers
I wrote this book to introduce the CODM model for facilitating groups to widespread agreement. It describes a seven-step model that is participatory and collaborative, while also being efficient and flexible enough to use in groups that need to make decisions without delay.

A Virtual Learning Center About Making Decisions by Consensus
I am the curator for this public service website. It hosts a variety of resources about consensus decision making from many different perspectives.

Community Toolbox
Lists and Tips for Meeting Facilitation

A Pattern Language of Group Process
A collaborative exploration of what makes group conversations more fulfilling, inspiring, effective and whole.

Open Space Technology
A structure for conducting large meetings and gathering diverse input

World Cafe
A structure for hosting on-line conversations.

Appreciative Inquiry
An organizational self reflection process that focuses on strenghts & successes.

National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation
A network of professional dialogue facilitators

International Association of Facilitators
A guild of professional facilitators with resources for members

Articles on Mediation and a Directory of Mediators

Custody and Communication Made Easy. - The OurFamilyWizard® website
Co-parenting and shared/joint child custody management for divorced or unmarried parents. Parenting time, visitation schedules, activities, expenses, messaging, journals and more.

Consensus Facilitation is local to Northern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Santa Cruz County. .
Services outside of Northern California are also available by special arrangement.

Other websites of Tim Hartnett: ConsensusBook, ConsensusBlog, ConsensusDecisions, Santa Cruz Therapist / Mandala Artwork by M. Susan Hartnett Webb