Since 1992, The COPE program has been equipping parents with insights, information, practical tips and tools to make their job as parents easier, more rewarding and -- most importantly -- more influential on their children’s successful adjustment to changes in their family life.
- How children experience divorce and other family transitions
- Development needs of children
- Effective parenting
- Pitfalls to avoid
- Communication between parents
- Protecting children from adult conflict
Who Should Attend?
Parents with minor children involved in divorce, establishment of parentage, separation, dissolution of civil unions, and changes in parental rights and responsibilities, are required by Vermont Court Judges to attend the seminar.
Family and friends supporting an involved parent, professionals who work with families going through family transitions, college students, and others from the community may attend when registered in the same manner as parents. The program content is not appropriate for children.