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conflict resolution A life skill that involves solving a disagreement in a way that satisfies both sides An agreement or outcome that gives each party something it wants win-win situation A process in which a third person, a mediator, helps those in conflict find a solution mediation An arrangement in which each side gives up something to reach a satisfactory situation compromise
In this lesson, you will learn to demonstrate effective skills for resolving conflicts. recall the steps of the mediation process. identify traits of a good mediator.
Sequencing Explain the order in which the steps in the T.A.L.K. strategy should be carried out.
Finding Constructive Solutions Conflict resolution is a constructive approach to dealing with any conflict. conflict resolution A life skill that involves solving a disagreement in a way that satisfies both sides
Conflict Resolution T A L K Take a time-out. Allow each person to tell his or her side. Let each person ask questions. Keep brainstorming.
Conflict Resolution: Win-Win Outcomes When the T.A.L.K. strategy is used, a win-win solution is possible. win-win solution An agreement or outcome that gives each party something it wants
A Need for Mediation Mediation can help if you and the other person cannot reach an agreement. mediation A process in which a third person, a mediator, helps those in conflict find a solution A mediator can be an adult or a student.
The Mediation Process A mediator will steer both sides toward a compromise. compromise An arrangement in which each side gives up something to reach a satisfactory solution
The Mediation Process Steps in the Mediation Process 1. The parties involved in the conflict agree to seek an independent mediator. 2. The mediator hears both sides of the dispute. 3. The mediator and the parties work to clarify the wants and needs of each party. 4. The parties and mediator brainstorm possible solutions. 5. The parties and mediator evaluate each possible outcome. 6. The parties choose a solution that works for each of them.
The Mediation Process Traits of a good mediator are: Good communication skills Good listening skills Fair and neutral Effective problem solving skills
Peer Mediation Many schools have peer mediation programs. Teens are often good mediators because they can put problems into words that other students understand.
What I Learned Vocabulary What is compromise? How is it used in conflict resolution? Lesson 3 Review
What I Learned Recall What are the four steps in the T.A.L.K. strategy? Lesson 3 Review
What I Learned Identify Name a skill or value that an effective mediator has. Lesson 3 Review
Thinking Critically Apply Think about an actual conflict you experienced. Then explain how the skill of conflict resolution helped or could have helped you reach a solution. Lesson 3 Review
Thinking Critically Evaluate Can learning peer-mediation skills be useful to teens even if they are not interested in becoming peer mediators? Why or why not? Lesson 3 Review
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