Theology on Tap WEST: How to Fight Fair

Event Date: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Faith Connections, the Office of Catholic Youth, and the local parishes invite young adults (19-39) to join us for an evening of thought-provoking conversation on theological topics! Munchies provided, cash bar available - come and bring a friend!
Special guest: Shereen McFarlane, Program Manager, Catholic Family Services of Toronto.

Conflict is a healthy part of relationships, but often times that conflict is not resolved well. How to Fight Fair workshop will take a closer look at how to resolve conflict while being respectful and respected and explore some suggestions that God makes in his word.

We cannot avoid conflict but we can definitely learn how to manage it. Learning skills and improving them is the best way to enjoy our interactions at work, school, church, and our personal relationships. This discussion will highlight some important conflict resolution skills and emphasize how this is part of our Christian walk.

Shereen McFarlane is an alumna of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During her studies, she realized that she would like to work with families using therapeutic techniques. Subsequently, she pursued her Masters of Science Degree in Marital Family Therapy. In June of 2006 Shereen graduated with her Masters Degree from Loma Linda University and has been providing therapy for individuals, families and couples. Family life education is a passion, and Shereen has conducted various seminars dealing with relationships, parenting, domestic violence, religion and the family and other family life issues. She has also had the opportunity to work with divorcing parents, teaching about the effects of divorce on the social, emotional, and academic lives of their children. In 2007 and 2008 Shereen and a team of other professionals conducted crisis intervention training for the South Botswana Conference to support their development of a counseling center. She currently works at Catholic Family Services of Toronto as a program manager over the violence against women programs. In June 2015 Shereen graduated with her PhD in Family Studies and will continue to serve in the area of family life enhancement.

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For more information: visit our Toronto Theology on Tap web page, or contact OCY by e-mail, or phone 416-599-7676.


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