Shared Parenting Program
Family Law Support
Parenting Partnerships, Inc. provides family life education
Shared Parenting is a 12-hour skill-based program offered by Parenting Partnerships. The program includes a certificate for state required Co-parenting Education (divorce class). All facilitators are Certified Family Life Educators with experience and training in Mediation, Parenting Coordination/Facilitation, and Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law. Curriculum is supported by well-recognized, well-respected research and complies with state mandated co-parenting education. This program can be utilized with Co-parenting Assistance, Parenting Coordination, Parenting Facilitation and Collaborative Law services. Confidentiality is honored unless offered through Collaborative Law or Parenting Facilitation.
Meetings are briefly outlined below:
Meeting 1 – Shared Parenting Overview (discuss guidelines for communication, review current communication/co-parenting challenges)
Meeting 2 – Concerns and Interests (discuss concerns, share interests, develop co-parenting goals)
Meeting 3 – Restructuring and Restabilizing (recognize affects of negative intimacy, learn tools for managing the conflict)
Meeting 4 – Parenting Partnerships (explore parenting and shared parenting styles, cooperative parenting, and separate realities)
Meeting 5 – Children Caught in the Middle (learn what children want their parents to know, keep children out of the middle of parental conflicts, recognize red flags)
Meeting 6 – Between Two Homes (ease transitions, discuss two-home safety challenges, stay in touch when not with your children)
Meeting 7 – Make a Shared Parenting Plan Work (discuss parenting plan and ADR options)
Meeting 8 – Be Your Own Problem Solvers (utilize the co-parenting business plan, 6 step review for child development needs, and prepare for future problem solving)
This program is designed to meet the needs of separating or divorcing parents whether just entering the process or in high conflict with their children’s other parent. For more information please contact Parenting Partnerships.