PSY 400 WEEK 5 ASSIGNMENT

Subject: Psychology    / Abnormal Psychology
Question

In this assignment, you will integrate the concepts of conflict resolution, group influence, and attribution to develop a program of conflict resolution to a current conflict situation.

Identify a conflict between two groups, and obtain approval from your instructor.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you create a program to improve the relationship between police and a community. Be specific in identifying what community, company, or organization you are writing about.

Nature of the Conflict

Describe the context of the conflict. What kind of community or organization is this? Who are the stakeholders in the outcome of the conflict?
Identify the overt and covert issues presenting both sides.
Describe the effect the conflict has on the organization within which it exists and, if applicable, the surrounding community.
Identify attribution errors and how they will be addressed in the program.
Analyze the dynamics within each group and between groups. Who are the leaders? Does anyone stall or undermine the group? Is there a relationship between two subgroups?

Program Design

Apply the elements of conflict resolution.
Describe the central strategy you will use to resolve or diminish the conflict.
Provide at least one reference supporting the use of such a strategy.
Include a program component that employs social media.
Explain how you will address attribution errors between the groups.
Identify the elements of persuasion you will use in your program.