Examination of dynamics, intervention strategies, and treatment for a variety of crisis situations with individuals, families, and institutions in a community justice perspective. Theoretical aspects of potential intervention and management strategies explored. Domestic violence and mediation techniques and overall structure of dealing with interpersonal violence within third parties is given priority.
Course Credits: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define crisis management and conflict resolution.
- Understand the importance of crisis management and conflict resolution strategies as it relates to the major components of the criminal justice system.
- Discuss historical and current views of crisis management and conflict resolution in policing, courts, and corrections.
- Identify mediation, negotiation, restorative justice, and other forms of conflict resolution as it relates to both individuals and groups in the criminal justice system.
- Discuss case studies in group discussions in order to create best practice approaches to crisis management and conflict resolution in a criminal justice setting.
- Using a selected model of crisis management and conflict resolution, apply to a case study with a focus on the criminal justice setting.
- Evaluate the political, sociological, psychological, and legal aspects of the approaches to crisis management and conflict resolution.