CO-PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE - LEVEL II
An Advanced Class
Co-Parenting After Divorce - Level II is a four-session, ten-hour class offered to divorcing, divorced and never-married parents who live apart. It is a skills-based class that parents attend together with three to five other co-parent teams. It is designed for parents who want to improve a co-parenting relationship that is working fairly well, as well as for those parents who have more difficulty getting along. Parents will learn skills and strategies needed to successfully communicate and work together to form the foundation of a businesslike co-parenting relationship which will benefit their children.
What co-parents will learn:
- Utilizing a code word
- Reframing communication
- Using "I" messages
- The use of polite requests
- Empathy and respectful self-expression
- The power of encouragement
- Reflective listening
- Recognizing and avoiding communication blocks
- Problem-solving process and negotiation
- How to conduct focused business meetings and family meetings in each home
Each class is facilitated by a male-female team of instructors, all of whom are licensed mental health professionals who have extensive experience working with families of divorce.
Classes are scheduled from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m., once per week for four consecutive weeks in Central Denver.