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EDUCATION & LEARNING

Separated Parent Information Programme

Most people agree that parental conflict is not good for children, however you may feel that there is very little that you can do about it and wonder why you have been asked to attend a programme like this one. Many parents feel like this before they attend the programme, however most are pleased that they attended and have found it to be worthwhile.

The Programme encourages parents to take steps for themselves. It is often better to reach an agreement away from court and the Programme can help make sure that any agreement made is based on the child's needs. The Programme will give you ideas and signpost ways in which you can get help outside court, and you are expected to make use of these where possible. The Programme also aims to help both parents to improve communication skills as separated parents. The majority of parents that go on the course find it very helpful.

It is delivered to mixed groups of parents in one four hour session with a comfort break. Separated couples do not attend the same course.

This is what other parents have said after attending the group:

"The right thing for my children, and myself - in that order."

"I know this is how I need to be for my children."

"I'd recommend the course to anyone who has separated from their partner, with children - even when conflict is minimal."

"The trainers have displayed in depth understanding of the matters involving parent children relationship."

"Great, clear, concise information and opportunity to hear other people's experience and ask questions to improve my children's emotional environment in the separation process."

"I found this course very informative and it certainly changed my outlook and views (Brilliant)."

"A very useful course, helped understand both parties situation and how we can make the separated process better for children."

"Excellent presentations. Very well prepared and made the day relaxed. A lot better than expected."

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who is it for?
A. The programme is for family members who are in conflict over child contact who are looking to resolve the issue.

Q I have been told that I have to attend a Separated Parents Information Programme, what does this mean?
A You may have been directed to attend by the court as they have decided that it is in the best interests of children that parents are given advice and support about how to reduce the impact of conflict on children.

If you're interested in attending the cost for each person is £150.00. For more information please call 01268 286577 or 01268 270479.

 

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