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NCJ Number: 161462 Find in a Library
Title: Conflict Transformation Begins With Me!
Corporate Author: Judicial Process Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Judicial Process Cmssn
Rochester, NY 14614-1222
Sale Source: Judicial Process Cmssn
121 North Filzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14614-1222
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This work examines interpersonal conflicts and suggests ways to deal with and resolve them.
Abstract: Information and suggestions are presented in six general categories: (1) Understanding Our Reactions to Conflict, including discussion of becoming more comfortable with differences and conflict as a learned behavior; (2) Seeing Conflict Differently, including ways to measure one's comfort level with differences and to rethink conflict resolution, and the possibility of conflict transformation; (3) Self-Reflection, including evaluation of how we react to differences and conflicts and assessment of our own role in the tense relationship; (4) Centering on Inner Power, on a higher force, a spiritual dimension an energy that individuals experience and define in different ways; (5) Turning Inner Power Into Transforming Power, including alternatives to violence; (6) Defining Our Options, which can be action-oriented or thought-centered, and include not pursuing the matter further, pursuing it with the other person, waiting for a moment of grace, and seeking a mediator. Footnotes, bibliography
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Conflict resolution; Conflict theory; Crisis intervention training; Dispute resolution; Program design; Program implementation; Self-help programs; Social skills training
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