Through the Eyes of Our Children
When we look at separation and divorce through the eyes of our children, we can make better choices that benefit all parties—especially children.
Partners in Parenting
We know that in addition to childhood development, children impacted by divorce must master an added set of tasks that are the consequences of divorce often to no fault of their own. Adults in their lives must learn to be “Partners in Parenting”, focus on reducing conflict and maintaining a healthy family system in which children can strengthen their resiliency, grow, and thrive.
Partners in Parenting is an interactive self-paced online educational course designed to teach effective parenting during the transitions of divorce and parental separation. The course addresses the developmental and emotional needs of children and emphasizes each parent’s responsibility to provide a nurturing and non-threatening environment for the child.
After completing the Partners in Parenting course, parents will learn how to effectively use a co-parenting approach and cooperation in raising children.
How Partners in Parenting Works
After completing the Partners in Parenting course, parents will learn how to effectively use a co-parenting approach and cooperation in raising children. A mini, practice assessment follows each Partners in Parenting course objective to help with the understanding of the course material. Each participant who successfully completes the course, as well as scores 80% or higher on the final assessment will receive a certificate of coursework completion.
This course will teach two people working together to raise children with the patience and persistence it takes to make partnering while parenting successfully work.
Learn how to set up a realistic relationship, define clear boundaries, keep emotions out of it, as well as learn how to focus on one issue at a time, how to recognize mistakes and apologize, etc.
This course will help you navigate the 5 stages of Grief, “Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance”.
This course will teach you to realize there are no winners and losers in the arrangement. Learn how to restructure your ways of communication, of decision-making and how to interact for the best interest of the child(ren).
Learn how to keep the issues that were present when the relationship was intimate separate from issues involved with your continued role as parent.
Learn how to co-parent that allows children to still have a family, gives children stability, and models cooperation.