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Resilient social relationships discourage the escalation of conflict. Tension and conflict are an inevitable and some say necessary part of social interaction, and they need not be destructive. This workshop looks at the steps we can be take to help promote and maintain personal and group relationships that can be effective in the face of the inevitable tensions that arise.

This workshop will enable you to understand the keys to social bridge building and to know how to foster resilient relationships between individuals and in groups.

The sessions use examples, practical exercises and discussion to explore the he topic of conflict and bridge building in social groups.

Contents

  • Introduction and hopes for the session
  • Tension, conflict and resiliency
  • Three dimensions of conflict
  • Creating healthy social relationships
  • The keys to social bridge-building
  • The ecology of conflict
  • Basic steps to conflict reduction
  • Tension, conflict and resiliency
  • Conflict generation and aggravation
  • Catching conflict before it escalates
  • Prevention, resolution and healing
  • Helping others to get along better
  • Commitment and positive action
  • Ideas for learning and action
  • Consolidation exercises

Objectives

Understand the keys to resilient relationships

Encourage healthy exchanges between people

Develop a framework for enhancing social resiliency

Know how to focus your own efforts.

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