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Navigating Conflict for Mental Health Professionals (West Coast)
September 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm - September 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm PDT$405.00
Are you triggered when conflict flares up in your work?
Do you wish you had more tools in your toolbox to help people work through conflict?
Do you have difficulty helping clients move from a charged conflict to a workable agreement?
Conflict is inevitable in human relationships, especially in times of transition.
Mental health professionals act in different roles to help parties work through conflict: as couple and family therapists, mediators, co-parenting counselors, parenting coordinators, child specialists and collaborative professionals. Yet some therapists are not comfortable and skillful with moving from conflict to problem solving to reach concrete agreements.
This seminar will explore the challenges in helping parties work through conflict and will present a structure for reaching agreements using the concepts and strategies of the Understanding-Based conflict resolution model pioneered by Gary Friedman and Jack Himmelstein.
Focus of the Training:
- Underlying patterns and dynamics that impact conflict resolution
- How and when to demonstrate understanding of content and process
- Conditions, attitudes and beliefs that help parties work through conflict
- Steps to establish an effective and agreed-upon framework for working through conflict
- The roles of laws, rules and behavioral research in decision-making processes
- Working from understanding what is important to each person and the reality they face to a concrete set of agreements
Who Should Attend:
Anyone whose work involves helping people in conflict: including therapists, mediators, co-parent counselors, parenting coordinators, child specialists, and human resource staff.
Continuing Education Credits:
Mental Health: The Center for Understanding in Conflict is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The Center for Understanding in Conflict maintains responsibility for this program and its content. BBS licensees may also receive credit from The Center for Understanding in Conflict as a provider approved by the California Psychological Association. This course qualifies for 10 CE credits.
Legal: The Center for Understanding in Conflict is an accredited provider of California Continuing Legal Education. The Navigating Conflict for Mental Health Professionals Training will qualify for 10 CA MCLE credit hours.
Dates and times: September 22, 1:00-5:00 pm and September 23, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Fee: $450 (discount for CUC Connect members)
Location: 2518 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Faculty: (for bios, visit our Who We Are page)
For additional detailed information about this program, our faculty credentials, or our fees and refund policies, please contact us at (844) 242-3428.