Parenting Education Program (PEP)
The Parenting Education Program (PEP) is a class designed to educate adults about the many issues children face when their family situation changes. The program trains participants about how to help children adjust in a healthy way to divorce or living apart from a parent. The program includes information about children’s developmental stages, helping children adjust to parent separation, cooperative parenting, conflict management and dispute resolution techniques, guidelines for scheduling parent access, and stress reduction for children.
State required workshop for divorcing couples in the state of Connecticut with children under the age of 18. The cost to attend this program is $150 per person.
Focus on Kids
A statewide program for separated, divorced or divorcing parents who experience high conflict around parenting decisions. Program works with both parents, teaching them strategies that help them communicate in a non-hostile manner, so that they can make joint parenting decisions that are in the best interests of their children. Focus on Kids is not therapy, it is a highly structured parent counseling with a large emphasis on communication.