Managing Family Conflict in the Age of COVID, July 15, 2020

Wednesday, July 15 2020 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM [EST]

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Wednesday, July 15 2020 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM [EST]

Many of us are facing an abundance of family time these days. With this necessary togetherness comes stress - it’s simply the human condition. So, how do we talk to each other when emotions are running high? That’s where NVMS can help!

Join us on July 15, 2020 to learn useful strategies for talking with family members clearly and calmly. NVMS will help prepare you to resolve issues you may be facing now and prevent future conflicts before they arise.

Designed for all family members, from middle school-aged children to grandparents, this interactive, hour-long session will introduce two key tools you can use to talk through stressful moments, regardless of the subject.


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Date: July 15, 2020

Time: 4:30-5:30pm 

Fee: $25 for one person; $45 for a family (2+ people) 

Format: Live via Zoom (accessible through cell phones or laptops)

Speaker: Megan Borishansky, MS


About the Presenter:

Megan Borishansky serves as NVMS’ bilingual Family Programs Manager (English/Spanish), working with parents, couples, and families. Megan is an accomplished facilitator, project manager, and outreach coordinator, with a focus on building family and community relationships. Megan is highly adept at fostering impactful family dynamics through her coordination of our Co-Parenting classes, mediation sessions for both court-ordered child support cases as well as self-referred cases addressing a variety of interpersonal conflicts. Megan’s previous work providing Spanish/English Interpretation services in conjunction with the International Rescue Committee, in Charlottesville’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, school systems and clinics, also provides her considerable insight into family issues. She holds a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Virginia, and an MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University. 

NVMS Conflict Resolution Center is a community dispute resolution center in Fairfax, Virginia. Our mission is to equip the Northern Virginia community to constructively address conflict by providing: 1) mediation, facilitation, and restorative practice services to resolve disagreements; 2) Training to develop skilled practitioners who deliver mediation, facilitation, and restorative practice services; and 3) Education for community members about alternative approaches to addressing conflict. NVMS is affiliated with the School of Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and a member of Resolution Virginia.

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