The Co Parenting Class is required and recommended for:

  • Child Impact Program
  • Child Support and Custody Educational Seminar
  • Court Mandated Divorce Education
  • Domestic Relations Education
  • Mandatory Educational Course for Divorcing Parents
  • Parent Coordination Program
  • Parent Education and Family Stablization Course
  • Parent Education Class
  • Parent Education Course
  • Parent Education Program
  • Parenting Education Requirement
  • Parenting Plan

The Putting Kids First Co Parenting Class creates an opportunity for parents and family members to shift their attention from the personal aspects of divorce to the needs of their children. By using a psychoeducational approach, the Co Parenting Class focuses on the enhancement of the children’s ability to function within their families, improve the parental relationship, and impress upon parents their critical role in helping their children to adjust through coparenting skills learned within the class.

Putting Kids First knows the importance of protecting children’s innocence while continuing to provide for their development. Through our Co Parenting Class, Putting Kids First works to strengthen families by providing adults the skills to maintain a much more effective relationship that will provide a nurturing, non-threatening environment for their children. When families do break up parents need to learn how to help their child adjust to the changes in their lives. The Co Parenting Class is suited for all parents, grandparents, step-parents, or others that directly or indirectly influence decisions about children.

The Co Parenting Class Benefits Children by:

  • Reducing their symptoms of stress as parental conflict decreases
  • Increasing the likelihood of keeping two actively involved parents
  • Diminishing their sense of needing to choose between parents
  • Creating a more relaxed home atmosphere
  • Reducing the likelihood of adolescent drug and alcohol problems, teen pregnancy, dropping out of school, crime
  • Helping a child to feel acceptance

The Co Parenting Class Benefits Parents by:

  • Helping parents to put your children’s needs first
  • Teaching effective communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Helping to recognize the importance of parental bonds with both parents
  • Fostering sensitivity to the child’s needs and feelings
  • Enabling parents to accept personal responsibility for their own actions
  • Establishing the long-term benefits of Parenting
  • Acknowledging the financial responsibilities of both parents
  • Establishing a working parenting plan
  • Decide your child will not come from a broken a home, They are going to have two homes

The Co Parenting Class will Cover:

  • Emotional effects of divorce
  • Emotional and behavioral reactions to divorce by children
  • Parenting issues relating to specific developmental stages
  • Stress indicators in children
  • Conflict Management
  • Family stabilization through Parenting relationship development
  • Financial responsibilities of parenting
  • Family violence
  • Spousal abuse
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Mediation
  • Parenting plans
  • Community resources and services

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