This four-hour educational program is for divorcing parents and focuses on the needs of children. Required for both parents by the Deschutes county Courts, the seminar is taught by a team of mental health professionals. Registration for the seminar is to be completed within 15 days of recieving notice of the educational requirement. the seminar is open to all parents regardless of where they live.
We know that divorce may create short and long-term struggles for children. We now also know that parents' actions and decisions have much to do with children's adjustment to divorce. The seminar focuses on children's needs throughout the divorce process and gives parents specific information and guidelines to follow to help meet those needs.
Who takes this class?
Why do I have to take this class?
I live in another county, will this class work?
Can I bring my children?
How many classes do I need to take?
One class satisfies the requirement
Will you call to confirm my registration?
Plan to attend the seminar that you requested: no further notification will be given unless there is a conflict.
We were never married, do I have to attend?
Yes, if parental custody rights are involved in divorce or separation.
Do I have to attend the semiar with my "ex"?
Bay law you do not have to attend with your "ex." However, we encourage couples to attend together if possible
We are getting along fine. Do we have to go?
Only the judge can waive the seminar requirement.
You may register by mail with a printed form, by phone, or online. See seminar schedule below for class dates and online registration.
3 ways to register:
Cost: $60 per participant. No refunds. Credits can be provided toward different class date. Clients are able to select one of the two available seminars being given during the month they register for attendance.
Seminars will be held on the Rosie Bareis Campus at 1010 NW 14th St. Bend, Oregon.