Disagreements and Solutions

Expiry Date
: 31/10/2026
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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This article is an exploration of how solution-focused conversation could be used when people disagree, especially where passionately held views are at stake.

Keywords: Disagreement, Solution-focused, Conversations, Co-creating, Conflict, Emotional Reactions

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to facilitate allowing ourselves the time to get our emotions in check and adopt a SF mindset may prevent us from emotionally reacting in an unhelpful manner.

Editor's comments:
Using Solution Focused principles in every day life can enhance one’s relationships, and is therefore valuable both inside and outside the therapy room.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Disagreement sharpens all our senses so every word can make a difference; every word can be perceived with double the intensity than in other conversations

  2. If you enter the conversation with the mindset that you can learn from the other person your mindset will be different to what it would be if you entered the conversation thinking the opinions of the other person extremist and dumb
  3. When choosing to take a stand one needs to be respectful and consider the moment and timing.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link below to claim your CPD certificate and to update your CPD Manager.

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