Impact of Divorce on Children workshop to be offered in Cloquet

CLOQUET, Minn —How divorce or the separation of parents impacts children, what parents can do to lessen the impact and effective strategies for co-parenting after divorce or separation are the focus of a training workshop offered by the University of Minnesota Extension Parents Forever program.

The workshop will be offered on Wednesday, November 17th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, Cloquet, MN.

The workshop will also include information on grief and loss, emotion coaching, abandonment, the co-parenting relationship and parenting plans.

The training is for anyone who works with families experiencing transition due to divorce or family changes related to separation or custody and co-parenting issues.

The cost is $50 and includes the new Impact of Divorce on Children parent handbook and educator guide, and a CD with the slide presentation and teaching handouts.

Register on-line at http://bit.ly/PFUpdate or contact Minnell Tralle at 1-888-241-0719 or trall001@umn.edu.  For assistance with online registration, contact customer service from 8 AM – 4 PM, at 612-624-4900 or 800-876-8636.

Another workshop for family professionals will be offered in the afternoon on the same day at the same location in Cloquet.  Ethical Thinking and Practice for Parent and Family Life Educators will be 1:00-4:00 p.m. Registration can be done on line at www.mcfr.net and is co-sponsored by Minnesota Association for Family and Early Education (MNAFEE) and the University of Minnesota Extension.

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Source:  Minnelle Tralle, Extension Educator, Family Relations, U of M Extension Regional Center, Andover—763-767-3881,trall001@umn.edu

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