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Our Partners & Supporters of FamilyKind

Community Engagements

FamilyKind is involved in many community and
professional engagements. Here are just a few:

The impact of virtual live parenting education
FamilyKind is very proud to announce a new article on virtual parenting education by our Director of the Parent Education Department, Yu Jiang (YuJi).

Increasing access to quality parent education through virtual synchronous setting: A qualitative study


America's crisis of youth mental health challenges has been worsened by COVID-19. Group-based parent education has been proven effective in intervention and prevention; however, a lack of universal access and the business of parents are significant barriers to participation. Rapid growth in technology-based education aims to increase accessibility but live, virtual parent education was understudied. E3 Parent Education (E3PE) was a free, virtual, and synchronous group program offered in Montana by a certified parent educator to support families navigating common and uncommon challenges.

Paradigm Shifts Podcast
Harriette Steinberg

with Lesley Friedland (video podcast)

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I had the privilege to be a guest on Harriette Steinberg's podcast, Paradigm Shifts. Tune in to hear us talk about my work at FamilyKind and how we help families going through #divorce and #separation.

In this episode of Paradigm Shifts, Harriette Steinberg speaks with Lesley Friedland, Executive Director of FamilyKind. At FamilyKind, Lesley leads a highly skilled team of mediators, parenting coordinators, educators, coaches, communication and stepfamily specialists. FamilyKind supports families prior to, during and after the divorce and separation process by providing a variety of supportive and educational services, helping their clients to keep the kids out of the conflict.

Tune in to the episode to learn:
* How FamilyKind is trying to change the culture of how society sees divorce and separation
* How Lesley transitioned from work as an attorney to co-founding FamilyKind.

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Keep The Kids In Mind Podcast
Rachel Green

Helping Families Transition Through Separation and Divorce with Lesley Friedland (video podcast)

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In this episode of Keep the Kids in Mind, Rachel Green interviews Lesley Ann Friedland, Esq., Founder and Executive Director of FamilyKind.​

In every episode of Keep the Kids in Mind, Rachel Green, a family, and divorce mediator with over 25 years of experience, interviews Marriage Therapists, Attorneys, Divorce Coaches, Child Development Specialists, Financial Planners, and Teachers to help people who are going through a divorce or separation with children involved.


  • How can divorcing couples keep the kids in mind?

  • What are the common pitfalls for divorcing couples with children and how can people protect children from the conflict, so that they come through whole and healthy?

  • What are the (surprising) benefits to children of divorce? How can the parents move into a restructured family with 2 homes?

This podcast explores these questions and more.  

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FamilyKind’s very own Lesley Friedland recently spoke to BMCC in manhattan.

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Lesley Friedland, FamilyKind's Founder and Executive Director was awarded at the 2021 BNI professionals meetings for inviting the most guests.

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Join FamilyKind for this online discussion on April 11, 2024.

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