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Training Materials from the Collaborative for Conflict Management in Mental Health

The Collaborative for Conflict Management in Mental Health was started in 2000 with funds from the Hewlett Foundation. Based at the University of South Florida, their focus has been on promoting the use of conflict management techniques in mental health and social services.

image CCMMH has offered training in conflict management:
- For staff at psychiatric hospitals or residential programs
- For peer specialists and other consumer-run programs
- For case managers and other direct service providers in both adult and children?s mental health programs
- For mediators wanting to learn more about mental health issues.

One useful product of this work are the various curriculum materials now available online which include the following (many with accompanying powerpoints):

- Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Training Program for Mental Health Managers and Administrators
- Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Training Program for Mental Health Teams and Direct Service Providers
- Mediating with People with Psychiatric Diagnoses: A Training Program for Alternative Dispute Resolution Professionals
- Designing Mental Health Dispute Resolution Systems: A Program for Organizational Development
- An Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution for People with Psychiatric Disabilities

  

Posted by: Bill Warters on 2006 08 28 | Filed under Conflict Resolution  

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