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What are the topics covered in a Parent Education course?

Legal matters include court hearings and procedures, custody, divorce financial considerations, child support, Alternative Dispute Resolution methods, domestic violence, and economic considerations. Parenting matters include parenting time, parental conflict, child-centered decision-making, loyalty conflicts and alienation, competition between parents, emotional needs of children, and blended family challenges. Parental cooperation topics include conflict resolution, improving communication, stress reduction, support network, grief, emotions, and moving forward.

What are the topics covered in a Parent Education course?2021-11-25T11:01:41+00:00

What are the advantages and disadvantages of in-person and online Parent Education?

In-person Parent Education provides the advantage of live discussion, but discussion and break requirements add to the time commitment. There are fewer in-person courses to choose from than online parent education programs, and in-person classes are generally more expensive. There are fewer barriers to attending an online parent education course because parents need not travel or hire childcare.  They work at their own pace and do not need to alter their daily commitments to participate in a class. Online Parent Education will require a basic knowledge [...]

What are the advantages and disadvantages of in-person and online Parent Education?2021-11-25T11:05:59+00:00

Are all parent education courses the same?

The topics are equivalent. The differences lie in the presentation and the style they are presented. In-person learning is more time-intensive and will require multiple sessions. For this reason, they are more expensive than most online courses. Availability of in-person classes is limited, and parents may have to travel a distance to attend.  Childcare, work requirements, travel time, and expense are all barriers to attending an in-person course.

Are all parent education courses the same?2021-11-25T11:02:07+00:00

What does parent education do?

Parent education does not teach parents to parent. It empowers parents to co-parent effectively and make child-centered decisions before and after the court case ends.

What does parent education do?2021-11-25T11:02:15+00:00

Why do the courts order parent education?

Informed parents make better decisions with less court involvement, which saves courts and parents time and money on legal costs.

Why do the courts order parent education?2021-11-25T11:02:22+00:00
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