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Conflict Resolution

The Partnership Way (Third Edition)
Barry K. Weinhold, Ph.D.
©2019, 432 pages

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    Conflict Resolution: The Partnership Way presents readers with a proven paradigm for effective conflict resolution in all human systems called the Partnership Way. Within this model, individuals are encouraged to see those with whom they are experiencing conflict as partners and to identify conflict as an opportunity for personal and relational transformation. The Partnership Way features a strong theoretical foundation, presents a systemic approach to conflict resolution, and empowers individuals to lead more authentic lives.

    The book is divided into four parts. Part One provides an overview of the Partnership Way, its theoretical foundation, and the key components of the model. In Part Two, readers learn how to apply the model to resolve interpersonal conflicts concerning wants, needs, values, and beliefs. Part Three demonstrates how to resolve intractable conflicts that involve unmet needs related to unhealed development traumas. The final part of the text focuses on the application of the Partnership Way to resolving conflicts in schools, professions, communities, cultures, nation-states, and the history of the human race.

    Highly personal and experiential in nature, Conflict Resolution helps current and future practitioners in education, counseling, social work, psychology, and law to not only develop skillsets to guide clients through effective conflict resolution, but to successfully apply the skills to their own lives and relationships.

    Barry K. Weinhold, Ph.D. is professor emeritus and the founder and former program chair of the counseling and human services M.A. program at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is the co-founder and director of both the Colorado Institute for Conflict Resolution and Creative Leadership and The Kind & Safe Schools Initiative, a nationally acclaimed school violence prevention program. Dr. Weinhold is the founder of The Kindness Campaign, a community-based violence prevention program, and the co-founder of The First Visitor program, a home visitation program designed to prevent child abuse and neglect. Dr. Weinhold earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and been a licensed psychologist since 1976. He taught conflict resolution classes at the university level for over 10 years and is the author or co-author of 65 books.
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    "Dr. Barry Weinhold has a very innovative way of approaching conflict. His approach supersedes all other theories and he offers a step by step guide to addressing conflict in all human systems.

    The book is extremely inspiring and provocative at the same time. Reading it, you cannot help but look at your own life and how you have influenced and been influenced by the conflicts in your life.

    Dr. Weinhold shifts away from the traditional conflict management to conflict resolution, to an approach that I believe is the most relevant approach to conflict today. Connecting conflict with trauma, especially developmental trauma, gives his approach a completely new outlook, and helps one to shift from 'What`s wrong with me' to 'What happened to me' in relation to the conflicts your experiences. This helps you to allow the conflicts in your life to be a source of learning and growth, and not something to be avoided at all costs.

    The format of the book is also intriguing – titles in form of questions provokes you to read further to discover the answers. Every answer is so inspiring!

    This is the best book ever to address conflict in such a holistic and non-judgmental way and it is the ideal book to use in learning institutions, for individual growth, in organizations, and anywhere humanity is involved in conflict."

    Teresa Ngigi, Ph.D., Global Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Supervisor, SOS Children's Villages International

    “Conflict Resolution: The Partnership Way provides students with an interesting analysis that considers conflict from the perspective of the individual and what each of us brings into our relationships and engagements with others that shape how we approach, think about, and behave in conflict.”
    Loraleigh Keashly, Professor of Communication, Wayne State University

    "This is an excellent book by a very good person! I recommend it highly for its innovative thought, accuracy—and perhaps most of all for the reader—usability! This is a not only a new approach to what the author calls developmental conflict resolution, you can take this book to immediate clinical and counseling practice."
    Allen E. Ivey, EdD, ABPP, Board Certified in Counseling Psychology and Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    “I have used Barry Weinhold’s book, in my Conflict Resolution course at Metropolitan State University of Denver for years, starting with the first edition of the book. The response from students is consistently positive and many are surprised at the role early developmental traumas have played in their current adult experience of conflict. The book is informative, understandable, and compassionate in its approach to a deeper understanding of the pathways into, and out of, recycling intractable conflicts in our lives.”
    Brian Bagwell, Psy.D., LAC, MAC, Professor in the Department of Human Services and Counseling, Metropolitan State University of Denver