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THEO 1341 Peaceful Conflict Resolution Methods (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course considers conflict resolution methods in several different types of contexts: personal and family, organizational and work, international peace-making. Among the methods analyzed and practiced in role playing exercises are: methods for resisting win-lose behaviors, methods for developing win-win solutions to conflicts, dialogic methods for developing creative solutions to conflicts, and third party facilitation, mediation, and arbitration methods. Personal skill development as well as careers in conflict resolution are explored. In addition, different types of personal philosophical and spiritual approaches to conflict resolution are considered.

Instructor(s): Richard Nielsen

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: UNAS1162


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17