"Putting Children First:
Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce"
An internationally renowned authority on children and divorce reveals the latest research-based strategies for helping children survive and thrive before, during, and long after their parents divorce.
Can Conflict Be Constructive?
When you hear the word "conflict," what comes to mind? Probably a sense of violence, destruction, loss and fear - things we would rather avoid. Yet constructive conflict also presents an opportunity to create more satisfying and enriching relationships.
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A Note to Parents Considering Separation/Divorce
It is assumed that divorce is always tragic, leaving family members painfully scarred, particularly the most vulnerable-the children.
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.....................Helping people negotiate change and resolve conflict.....................................
Negotiations sometimes precede a change, and nearly always follow a change. Small changes are negotiated almost without notice. When changes are significant, negotiations take on an increased seriousness as the consequences become apparent, and more emotional responses emerge.
During these times, a third party can be helpful. Collaborative conflict resolution can expand perspectives and address multiple goals and interests--supporting the creation of more just and sustainable outcomes. As clients discover what they need to feel satisfied, they come to respect others’ perceptions and values and are able to make mutual choices.
- Are you contemplating separation or divorce?
- Is your family in conflict about issues related to an estate, a divorce, remarriage, serious illness or another challenging situation?
- Are you struggling with a a co-worker, business partner, employer or employee?
- Would you like to learn to work through and resolve conflict constructively and effectively?
Consider your options...
Beth D. Danehy, MA
John R. Piper
Mediation & Conflict Resolution Services
16 N. Goodman Street, Suite 113
Rochester, NY 14607