Parents Apart - Eliot Church (Newton) 1/20 & 1/27
All classes are 2, consecutive week, sessions. Each session lasts 2.5 hours and all 5 hours of the course must be completed in order to receive your certificate. This is the first of 2 sessions. Second session is on 1/27 Instructors:Cathy/Jonathan

Monday January 20 from 6:45pm - 9:15pm


Eliot Church of Newton, UCC
474 Centre Street
Newton Massachusetts 02458

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Parents Apart is a collaborative program of Family Services of
Central MA and the U. Mass. Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry in Worcester. It is a court-mandated course.

It is a 2 1/2-hour, 2-session course usually held one week apart.

This seminar is specifically designed to:

  • Assist parents in understanding their own divorce experience

  • Provide an overview of children's reactions to divorce

  • Educate parents as to the developmental needs of children

  • Train parents to help children cope with divorce and minimize their trauma

The group leaders are highly regarded mental health professionals who are specifically trained to present this material. All of the trainers have devoted a great deal of their private practice to issues dealing with families of divorce. Also, many professionals in this program are members of The Divorce Center and have presented many times at our seminars.

This course consists of two sessions totaling five hours.