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Putting Children First in Separation and Divorce

The ending of a relationship is never easy, especially when children are involved. You don’t have to go through any of this alone. Family Centre is here to help. This information session will:

  • Provide you with information on other course and resources to access
  • Tips and strategies on how to best support and parent your children through this time.
  • Information on co parenting
  • Creating a parenting plan that puts your children first.


Other websites to check out:

Recommended Articles to read:

  • Tips for Divorcing Parents-Suggestions about communicating with your child after the split. (Kids health)
  • Help Children understand Divorce: Tips for Talking with children about Divorce. (University of Missouri)
  • Dealing with Divorce: Ways for Teens to Cope with their Parents’ Divorce. (Kids Health)
  • Children and Divorce. Helping kids Cope with Separation and Divorce. (helpguide.org)
  • Co Parenting Tips for Divorced Parents. Making joint Custody work after Separation. ( helpguide.org)

Recommend courses to take:


 U Tubes and videos to watch:

  • albertafamilywellness.org/resources/video/how brains are built-core -story-brain-development. (adult)
  • The impact of divorce on Children by Tamara D Afifi@TedxUSCD
  • familieschange.ca/en# Great website to help children understand what they are going through
  • U tube: Journey to Resilience