Webinar 2017-303: Building Financial Peace: A Conflict Resolution Framework for Money Arguments

DATE RECORDED: June 2, 2017 


Webinar Description:

  • Money arguments can be a catalyst for change and growth in relationships when addressed constructively and with the right skills. Drawing from the Mediation profession, Sarah will present the fundamental negotiation skills needed to move money arguments from gridlock to growth. This presentation will demonstrate how to apply a conflict resolution framework to money arguments in both the personal and professional environments. This presentation highlights that both mental health professionals and financial planners can benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to resolving money arguments by combining training in personal financial strategies and conflict resolution principles.
  • CEUs:
    • AFC® - Application has been approved for one (1) hour of AFC® credit.
    • CFP® - Application has been approved for one (1) hour of CFP® credit.
    • Mental Health CEUs - Application has been approved for one (1) hour of LMFT, LMHC, LCSW credits through the Florida Board.
  • Who Should Attend: 
    • Financial Professionals, including but not limited to Comprehensive Financial Planners
    • Mental Health Professionals, including but not limited to Couple Therapists
  • Cost: $25 Non-members, $10 Members, $5 Student Members
  • At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
    • Understand basic conflict resolution principles.
    • Apply conflict resolution principles to money arguments.
    • Determine when to engage a mental health/financial professional.

About the Presenter - Sarah Asebedo, Ph.D., CFP®

Read CV Here

Sarah Asebedo, Ph.D., CFP®, is an Assistant Professor of Personal Financial Planning with Texas Tech University. With extensive financial planning practitioner experience, her goal is to connect research and financial planning practice with a focus on the relationship between psychological attributes, interpersonal conflicts, and financial behavior. Her work has been published in the Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Therapy, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, and Financial Planning Review. Dr. Asebedo currently serves as President-Elect for the Financial Therapy Association. She earned her Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University.



  1. Introduction to conflict
  2. Conflict and money
  3. Communication and conflict resolution skills
  4. Conflict theory
  5. Conflict resolution framework for money arguments
    1. Setting the stage for money arguments (through conflict theory)
    2. Principled negotiation skills
  6. Case study application
  7. Conclusion

Reference List

  • Reference List HERE

Registration Notes: Registration fee is due and payable upon registration. Login information will be sent about three days before the webinar. In order to receive your CEU credit, you must login with your full name.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations are accepted through June 1, 2017, and will incur a $5.00 administrative charge. FTA webinars are very low cost, and if you register for a live webinar and miss it for some reason, including logon challenges, the recording will be made accessible to you. The recording carries the same CEUs as the live session. No refunds for the registration fee will be made for no shows. 

 Recording Payment Form

  • FTA Professional Members: $10
  • FTA Student Members: $5
  • Non-members: $25 Please consider joining FTA! Click here: Membership