Parenting After Separation (PAS) is a free three-hour online course that helps parents make informed decisions about their separation which consider their children’s best interests. The workshop helps parents and other family members who are dealing with family issues including guardianship, parenting arrangements, contact, child support and spousal support.
The program is mandatory for separating parents in some BC communities. Topics include:
The course includes videos, text, worksheets and interactive exercises. Virtual facilitators guide participants through the course content to help them make positive decisions about the way they resolve their parenting issues after separation. It is available in English, Mandarin and Punjabi.
For those seeking more help with financial matters, Parenting After Separation: Finances is available.
The PAS Parent Handbook is a companion resource to PAS. It provides helpful information and practical worksheets.
Children need love and support from parents throughout the separation – during the time of change and in the years after. This handbook focuses on the needs of children when parents separate and how you can help meet those needs.
The PAS Handbook can be used by married or unmarried couples, or parents who have never lived together. It is also useful for family and friends who have a relationship with the children.
IMPORTANT: This page provides legal information, not legal advice. If you need legal advice consult a lawyer.
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