Parenting After Separation is a free three-hour workshop for parents dealing with family break-up issues of child custody, access, guardianship and/or support. Topics include the impact of separation on children, decision-making and legal options. Parenting After Separating Parent Handbooks are available in multiple languages. A Facilitator's Guide is also available.
FamiliesChange.ca provides information on separation and divorce for children, teens, parents and professionals. Animation, text, audio and video combine to help children, teens, parents better cope with divorce or separation. Information for professionals is also included. The site is a popular and acclaimed age-appropriate resource. FamiliesChange.ca is also available in French.
Finances After Separation provides information and strategies about finances to separated parents. The free three-hour workshop assists parents to understand how to address the financial issues connected with separating and how to develop business-like strategies for dealing with these issues for the long term. The program is also appropriate for extended family members and members of the community who provide support to separating parents.
This animated, highly interactive website is designed to help BC kids experiencing parental divorce or separation. The virtual world of "Changeville" provides a range of information and activities for children to explore. This exploration takes place through the use of a personally created avatar that walks through Changeville to visit the Park, Legal Street, Break Up Street and the Mall. The website is targeted to children ages 6 to 12 and it can be explored alone, or with one or both parents.
The Aboriginal Parenting After Separation program helps Aboriginal parents through the separation process. The program includes a free three-hour session for parents that will empower them to make informed decisions about resolving issues after separation. Topics include helping children deal with parental separation and dispute resolution options. The program also includes resources for support workers and parents.
Parents in Supreme Court regarding a child support order must be properly prepared to present their cases. SupremeCourtBC.ca features seven instructional videos on this area of family law, including Presenting Your Case in Chambers, Avoiding the Pitfalls in Family Matters and What to Expect the Day of the Hearing.
Kids in the Middle is a program for Aboriginal parents, their families and their communities. The program provides information and exercises to help couples who are separating to better address their own personal needs and their children’s needs; it is not a program about how to parent children. The program includes a Parent's Handbook and Facilitator's Guide.