PARENT EDUCATION

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The Parent Education Department is responsible for conducting parent seminars held frequently each month at Sinclair Community College. The seminar, entitled "Helping Children Succeed After Divorce", is a mandatory three-hour information presentation designed to inform parents about the effects of divorce and parental conflict on children. Prior to or during the pendency of an action for divorce, annulment, or legal separation, one or both spouses may file a petition for conciliation.  Upon filing, a hearing will be held to determine if the parties wish to stay the action for 90 days.  The department also provides mediation services for divorcing parties.  
  
Summarized below is information regarding the services provided by the Parent Education Department.  
  
  
PARENT SEMINAR 
  
Parent Seminars are offered to divorcing parents several times per month at Sinclair Community College. The seminar is entitled "Helping Children Succeed After Divorce". It is a three-hour informational presentation designed to inform parents about the effects of divorce and parental conflict on children. Parties to a divorce action, dissolution of marriage, or legal separation which involve children must attend the presentation. The parties may either attend together or separately before their final hearing. Certificates of Attendance are given to participants, as well as placed in the official court file. Pre-registration is required and childcare is not provided. 

To review the seminar schedule, click below:  
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2021 Seminar Schedule

To begin Registration online, click on the link below:
PED Registration Form.