Question and Answer Call: August 28, 2018

Questions Discussed

  • How does the presence of domestic violence (or Intimate Partner Violence) impact the strategy for conflict resolution within a family?
  • How can we negotiate medication compliance questions when the person refuses medication due to side effects such as weight gain?
  • How do we make sure we can use these skills effectively with teenagers?
  • What is the best way to apply the reach effective agreements techniques to day-to-day life?
  • Can you share a component/scenario that has the family vs system conflict perspective?
  • How can be best use conflict resolution when the conflict is between the individual and their treatment team?
  • How can you explain to your doctors your child has a mental illness when they believe they do not, and they feel you are too close to the situation?
  • What are some tools we can use to correct our own biases related to mental health?
  • What is the difference between Mental Health First Aid and this Conflict Compass training?
  • How can cultural and religious beliefs impede or facilitate understanding?
  • I would like to see some resolution options around cultural/religious beliefs which sometimes stigmatize or make MH seem unreal. How do you work around that?

Upcoming Q&A Calls

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The next Q&A calls are on:

  • Wednesday October 3rd, 1PM – 2PM EST
  • Thursday November 29th, 1PM – 2PM EST
  • Friday February 1st, 1PM – 2PM EST

What kinds of questions can I ask?

Attendees are encouraged to ask any questions they have related to conflict resolution and family mental health conflicts (ex. conflicts that discuss mental health subjects and/or conflicts where participant(s) have mental health conditions).  The questions can be based on lessons from the Conflict Compass program or any scenarios you would like to share.  They can be questions from families, organization staff, or any other participants you find appropriate.

How can I ask questions?

You can ask them live on the call or submit them in advance by visiting to use an anonymous online form.  We recommend sharing your question in advance so we can maximize the chances we make time to respond to it, and we recommend including your e-mail if you’d like us to write you the answer in the event we don’t have time to answer on the call.