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Parents Forever Parent Handbook

Families who experience a family transition like divorce or separation need:

  • Reliable information.

  • Access to resources.

  • Strategies for regaining stability and moving forward.

Parents Forever handbook cover with pictures of families

The Parents Forever Parent Handbook is a key part of the in-person and online Parents Forever courses.

This parent handbook will help parents:

  • Describe the family transition journey and how each family member will be affected.

  • Recognize the role of self-care, parent-child relationships, and coparenting in child well-being.

  • Identify internal and external resources and strategize how to leverage these resources to promote resilience for all involved.

What is included in this handbook?


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This handbook was developed September 2014 by:

  • Ellie M. McCann, Extension educator in family resiliency

  • Heather M. Lee, educational resource development and support manager

  • Sharon E. Powell, Extension educator in family resiliency.

Reviewed in 2022

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