Cooperative Problem Solving
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Cooperative Problem Solving Guide
This guide is designed for people who want to know how to resolve conflicts with others in a way that leads to mutual agreements and stronger relationships.
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The Pocket Guide
This pocket guide is a handy reminder for people involved in cooperative problem solving.
Conducting Cooperative Problem Solving Activities in Communities
"Cooperative Problem Solving" is a process by which the parties involved in a problem or dispute: Sit down together; listen to each others' points of view; identify common fears, hopes and interests; and work to develop solutions that address as many of their interests as possible. The interest-based or Cooperative Problem Solving approach rests on the possibility that parties who have different positions on how to solve a problem may well base those positions on shared underlying interests. Download PDF
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