NEW YORK STATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ASSOCIATION (NYSDRA)
Founded in 1985, the New York State Dispute Resolution Association (NYSDRA), is a not–for–profit association, serving the needs of the dispute resolution field and of consumers seeking quality conflict management. NYSDRA’s members include Community Dispute Resolution Centers (CDRCs), individual practitioners, conflict management professionals and others who are dedicated to advancing the field and their own skills. NYSDRA leads the profession by setting high standards and providing outstanding service to its members. NYSDRA’s unique organizational structure is viewed as a national model in the field.
NYSDRA manages several consumer mediation and arbitration programs for state and government agencies.
NYSDRA members provide various methods of dispute resolution to help people manage disputes and conflict within organizations, families, schools, neighborhoods and businesses, as well as cases referred from the civil and criminal justice systems. Among the methods of dispute resolution are mediation, arbitration, facilitation and negotiation.