Kathleen Young
Young Mediation Associates

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Suite 144
Salem, MA 01970

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Description of Practice

Kathleen Young is the founder of Young Mediation Associates. She currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the General Education Alternative Dispute Resolution Program for the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, which she helped create.

Young Mediation Associates LLC provides full-scale, confidential mediation services for the educational sector. We facilitate open and transformative dialog to resolve disputes in a non-adversarial manner and help shape healthy school communities and culture. We partner with school administrators, guardians, educators and community members to provide a neutral, confidential process for highly cost-effective and efficient problem solving. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every case and customize our support to specific needs. Young Mediation Associates also provides training to schools in peer mediation, rethinking discipline and nonviolent communication.

Kathy is trained through Harvard Mediation Program, Mediators without Borders, NonViolent Communication and Global Youth Courts. She holds an M.Ed. in Special Education K-5 and 5-12 from Lesley University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Boston College. A lifelong learner engaged in continuous education and training, she is a tireless advocate for youth, schools, families and communities.

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Community
  • Education
  • Family
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Online Mediation
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • School/Education
  • Small Claims

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.