Welcome to FamilyKind. We know that separation and divorce can have devastating effects on children. While parents need practical information and the right tools to help their children, children deserve a place where they can explore their feelings and gain knowledge and support. With the help of FamilyKind divorce classes, parents and children work to make their way toward a more optimistic future. View our home page translations Español • Français.
FamilyKind’s Inaugural Symposium: Divorcing and Separating Families: Transforming Crisis Into Opportunities was Oct. 27, 2016. Our Symposium, a daylong professional conference with a Kickoff Event the evening before, was for mental health professionals, lawyers, mediators, and educators. Learn more.
the legal aspects of separation
and divorce, and providing
them with tools to cope with the
complex emotions that they
and their children experience.
7 to 11 with strategies that
help promote positive social
and emotional well-being at a
time of family conflict and
12 to 16 with a safe haven to
explore their feelings and
gain knowledge and support
during a time of family
Mediation, Parenting Coordination, GoodTalk4Parents & Workshops. In addition to classes, FamilyKind offers mediation, parenting coordination, and GoodTalk4Parents services, together with informational workshops for separating and divorced adults. Mediation is a positive alternative to litigation and parent coordination helps parents establish and maintain healthy co-parenting strategies. Workshops cover a range of topics including Litigation, Mediation or Parenting Coordination: Which Approach is Best for You?, Recoupling and the Stepfamily, and Separation and Divorce in the LGBT Community.
Classes, services & workshops provided in all five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester & New Jersey