t. 607-391-2660 - (Note: calling from Landline phone: 607-428-1300)
Parents Apart is an education program created for divorcing or separating parents to help them understand the impact of their breakup on their children. The main goal of the program is to teach parents ways they can reduce the stress of family changes and protect their children from the negative effects of ongoing parental conflict.
These topics are addressed in the Parents Apart curriculum
Identifying parent/child reaction to divorce/separation
Skills for helping children cope
Post-separating parenting : Co-parenting and/or parallel parenting
Communication between households
Identifying and managing stress for parents and children and;
Mediated vs Collaborative Divorce
The program is certified by the New York State Parent Education and Awareness Program of the Office of Court Administration. 3-hour session - Class size is limited. You will not be placed in the same class as the other parent of your child(ren).
6-hour session attendance is required to receive a Certificate of Compliance. Children are not permitted to attend the classes. If an order or referral by a judge, he/she will be notified of course completion specifics.
Cost $25.00 program fee, payable to CCE Cortland County.
LOCATION: Classes held at:
Cornell Cooperative Extension - 60 Central Avenue, Room 138,
County Office Building, Cortland, NY
January 21, - 9:30AM to 3PM (Saturday)
April 8, 9:30AM to 3PM (Saturday)
July 13 & 20th - 6-9PM (Thursdays)
October 5 & 12th - 6-9PM (Thursday)
Cost $25 program fee, payable to CCE Cortland Co.