Family & Child Development

Co-Parenting Class – No Longer Together, But Parents Forever

Jeanne Walsh, Family Living Educator, will offer the No Longer Together, But Parents Forever class for divorcing parents who are mandated to complete co-parenting classes before their divorce can be finalized. 

The next classes will meet on Monday, October 24, 2016 and Monday, November 28, 2016 in Room 13 of the Extension Office in the Chippewa County Courthouse beginning at 12:00 p.m. The class will take approximately four hours and is $30/ person. Divorcing couples are allowed to attend together if there is no restraining order or high-conflict issues in place.  (Participants only need to attend one of these classes.)

This class was designed by the University of Minnesota to aid divorcing parents in better ways to support their children during the divorce and the years after.  Strategies for communicating, handling specific situations with children and creating a Parenting Plan are discussed.

After the class is over, participants will receive a copy of their completion letter by email and a copy is taken directly up to the Clerk of Courts in Chippewa County . If the divorce occurs in another county, a copy can be mailed to that county where the divorce will be finalized.

To register or if you have any questions, please contact Jeanne at 715-726-7953.

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