DIVORCING OR DIVORCED, YOU ARE NOT ALONE...
Divorce Support Groups and Individual Therapy for Women, Portland, OregonTransitional Insights is dedicated to supporting and empowering women as they contemplate or move through divorce and beyond; or as they decide to remain in their relationships.
Center for Divorce Education
CDE is a non-profit corporation with a proven history of providing quality resources to court systems and service providers that work directly with divorcing families. In more recent years, CDE has expanded its services to provide on-line, skills-based, co-parent education directly to families going through the transition of a divorce or separation.
Select County Family Law Pages and Links to Mandated Parenting Classes
Clackamas County Family Court, Family Law page
Clackamas County's Parent Education Program teaches parents about: Children's developmental states and how these relate to divorce; the emotional impact of a dissolution of marriage or a separation on children; identifying the difference between "normal" grief reactions and more concerning behaviors, and finding resources; the effect on children of parental conducting, including long-distance parenting; strategies for better co-parenting during and after divorce or family separation; custody, parenting time and shared parenting plans; and mediation and conflict resolution.
The court-mandated, one-time only parenting class offered by Multnomah County Family Services,
"Helping Your Children Cope with Family Change,"
provides information to parents about legal issues, child development, co-parenting strategies, conflict resolution and community resources. The class is offered six times monthly in English and there are non-English speaking as well as online options for taking the mandated class. Fee is Call 503.988.3037 for more information.
State and County Bar Associations
The Washington County Family Law Education Program,
"Kid's Turn," is a child-oriented educational program for families in the process of reorganization due to separation, divorce, or changes in custody or visitation. Children and their parents attend a series of four 90-minute workshops that meet once a week for four consecutive weeks. Call 503.846.0665 for more information. Please note:
**Registration cannot be done over the phone. Classes fill quickly and availability may change at any time.
**Please allow 5-7 business days for processing.
Marion County Circuit Court, Family Law page
Marion County requires divorcing parents to take a "COPE" class. A one-time, four-hour seminar required for both parents by Marion County courts, the class is geared toward helping children both through and after divorce or separation, and provides helpful post-divorce parenting strategies.
"... We strongly recommend that parties consult a lawyer before filing a court case..."