Analyze a conflict that you may have been involved in. Briefly identify the positions and interests of the parties, identify the issues to resolve, and then generate a list of options for resolution.
Discuss how the options would satisfy or not satisfy the needs of the parties involved and how they may be different from the original positions of the parties. Include how you believe the narrative has shifted.
The purpose of the final paper is for you to culminate the learning achieved in this course by describing your understanding and application of your knowledge in conflict resolution.
In your paper, you should:
Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of at least two different conflict theories that relate to the conflict you are analyzing. Note that Barsky discusses these theories in Chapter 2.
Describe at least two different conflict resolution practices can be applied to the conflict you are analyzing.
Compare and contrast at least these two different methods of conflict resolution applications.
The final paper should demonstrate understanding of the course readings as well as the implications of new knowledge. It should integrate readings and class discussions by analyzing the main concepts, ideas, and/or strategies as specified in the course objectives. It may include explanation and examples from any relevant previous experience.
The body of this paper should be three to four pages in length. You should also have a Title Page and References (APA). So the basic format should be as follows: Title Page, Body (4 pages), and then References.
This paper is to include exactly three references. At least one of these sources must be a peer reviewed journal article while the others can be media reports (newspaper, magazine, Internet). Your textbook is not allowed to be used. Paper is to be written according to style guidelines in the publication manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Book: Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions
Author: Barsky, Allen