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Putting Children First: Co-Parenting after Separation and/or Divorce

Illinois Supreme Court Rule 924 requires that divorcing parents take a "parenting class" designed to educate parents how children are affected by the splitting of their parents, including impact of parents' actions and words.
This course on co-parenting after separation and/or divorce is a four-hour class that will cover the following topics:
  • Self-compassion
  • Effects of separation and divorce on children
  • Developmental parenting arrangements
  • Creating a shared parenting plan
  • Communication

Please complete a small questionnaire before or after you register for the class.

Program Date and Time:

April 19 and 26, 2018 5:30 –7:30 pm
May 19, 2018 1 – 5 pm

Program Location: Wham 141, SIU Carbondale campus, 625 Wham Drive.

Fees: $80

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations received in writing one week before the class begins is entitled a refund, minus a $10 cancellation fee.  No refund will be made after that date. The University reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event of program cancellation, only those pre-registered will be notified.

Registration Options:
• Register Online - April 19 & 26, 2018  or May 19, 2018
• By phone with a VISA, Discover, or Mastercard by calling Conference and Scheduling Services at 618/536-7751.
• Fax registration form with credit card information to Conference and Scheduling Services at 618/453-5680