Child Specialist’s Role in the Collaborative Process

Results for "parent" The Child Specialist (CS) is a neutral party in the Collaborative Process and provides insight into the experience of the children in coping with the divorce.  With the Coaches, the CS can help the parents develop options for schedules...

Helping Your Children with Change – Back to School

Your children are about to go or have just gone back to school which creates many chances to help them get used to switching gears, remembering or learning new routines, and dealing with some inevitable reaction to things changing from summer schedule to fall.  Back...

What if I Want my Children to Know That I Did Not Want a Divorce?

Oftentimes, collaborative family professionals and child therapists encourage parents to speak in one voice when discussing divorce with their children. Children do best when they feel loved and cared for by both parents. It is certainly true that if one parent...

Divorce and Children with Special Needs

Divorce or separation between parents with children that have exceptional needs, special needs or learning differences often have heightened layers of complexity and strain. What can you do in this situation? Often it is the case that one parent has had a more active...