FamilyKind Certified as YMCA Service Provider. FamilyKind is now a Certified Service Provider of the YMCA of Greater New York, an organization focusing on our city’s youth. The YMCA of Greater New York oversees multiple YMCA locations across all five NYC boroughs. FamilyKind provides programs to help teens explore and cope with their changing role in the family, as well as learn the building blocks of creating healthy relationships, respecting the individuality of others, and getting their needs met in a positive way — all part of a “healthy family,” whatever its configuration. PDF flyer

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Lesley Ann Friedland Interviewed on Savvy Central Radio. FamilyKind Executive Director, Lesley Ann Friedland, was interviewed on Savvy Central Radio, where she discussed her vision for FamilyKind and the organization’s work helping families in transition due to separation and divorce, no matter what their configuration or ability to pay. The program also aired on iHeart Radio and nationally on AM/FM stations.

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FamilyKind Featured in the Fall Issue of Better Business. We are delighted to announce publication of “FamilyKind — Help for the Separating Family” in the fall issue of Better Business, the magazine of the National Minority Business Council (NMBC). John F. Robinson, President and CEO of NMBC, is a member of the board of directors of FamilyKind. The article reviews challenges that divorcing and separating families face and the solutions provided by FamilyKind. View and download a PDF.

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FamilyKind Authors Paper on Effects of Separation and Divorce on Children. “Examining Divorce from a Developmental Perspective” is an original paper by Nancy Adler, Ph.D candidate, and member of the FamilyKind evaluation team. This paper, published in 2014 by FamilyKind, studies the effects of separation and divorce on children at different stages of life, including infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. Visit our resources page to view and download the paper.

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FamilyKind Featured on Divorce and Family Mediation Blog. Parenting Classes? Why Would I Need That? was authored by Jennifer Safian, divorce and family mediator. Read the post.

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FamilyKind Authors Paper on Parent Education. “A Look at Parent Education for Families Experiencing Divorce or Separation,” an original paper by Lesley Ann Friedland, Esq., and Constantine Kalogiannis appeared in the Winter 2013 edition of The Report, a quarterly publication of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. Visit our resources page to view and download the article.

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FamilyKind Featured in Divorce and Family Mediation Blog. Executive Director, Lesley Ann Friedland, was recently interviewed by mediator and blogger, Jennifer Safian, about FamilyKind’s vision, mission, and work. Read the post Going Through a Divorce? FamilyKind to the Rescue!

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