Presents communication and problem solving theories relevant to conflict analysis and intervention. Focuses primarily on the human and emotional aspects of conflict and is highly pragmatic in nature focusing on communication and conflict resolution skills and models in a practice-based approach. May be taken twice under different subtitles. Prerequisites: CADR 200. Three hours per week with enhancement.
MEDIATION THEORY & PRACT
Engages students in the major debates and nuances of practice in the field, specifically focusing on the interpersonal level of intervention. Distinctions will be made concerning various mediation styles and various schools of thought on how and when to intervene in a case. Students will create models of practice from a wide range of process skills and approaches and will apply process and analytical knowledge to cases possessing various levels of complexity. Prerequisite: CADR 510. Three hours per week.
A special topics course with varying content developed in response to faculty and student interests. Three hours per week.