Barsky's hands-on text provides the theory, skills, and exercises to prepare readers for an array of conflict situations. It encourages developing professionals to see themselves as reflective practitioners in the roles of negotiators, mediators, advocates, facilitators, and peacebuilders. Readers will learn how to analyze conflict situations and develop theory-based strategies that can be used to intervene in an ethical and effective manner. Examples and exercises demonstrate how to apply conflict resolution skills when working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and diverse communities.
Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions is the only current conflict resolution textbook designed specifically for social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling, and related professions.
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Allan Barsky, JD, MSW, PhD is Professor of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University and a family mediator accredited by the Supreme Court of Florida. Dr. Barsky is a past-president of Ontario Association of Family Mediation and former board member of Family Mediation Canada. He has presented at national and international conferences, including those of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and Association for Conflict Resolution.
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