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February 2024 Happenings Newsletter

Updated: Feb 6

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“The obstacles in your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings”

- Ralph Blum

Upcoming FamilyKind


Great News!

Successful Parenting with FamilyKind (SPF)
virtual small-group class Spring 2024 registration is now open!

Your parenting success is our mission.

Tailored to families with children aged 0-18, SPF is a group-based educational program led by certified parent and family educators that equips parents with practical tools, strategies, and support, empowering them to navigate parenthood with confidence and creativity, while nurturing healthy, enriching family dynamics.

Click Here to Register/注册

Parenting groups meet weekly for 8 sessions.

Wednesdays 12:00-1:00 PM, Early childhood parenting group Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 PM, Middle childhood parenting group Mondays 8:00-9:00 PM, Adolescent parenting group 周二中午 12:00-1:00,成功育子家长课中文班

Languages Available: English and Mandarin

Visit our website here.


Join our 'HEART' Anger Management Group

When: New Classes start throughout the year.

Time: 7:30 – 8:45 pm (EST) Certificate awarded upon completion of at least 8 sessions

Where: On Zoom. You will receive the link upon registration.

Cost: $80 for the entire 8 week session.

Scholarships are available based on financial need.

Facilitators: Dr. Paul Engel, DHL, LCSW & QLICS staff

Please call: 516-547-4318 or 718-461-6393 for more information


Mediation Mentorship Program is Accepting Applications

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About the Mediation Mentorship Program

FamilyKind hosts the FamilyKind Mediation Mentorship Program (MMP), an intensive training designed to give mediators the tools and support they need to open a private practice and to provide high-quality mediation services throughout New York State.

Each participant will be paired with a highly qualified Mentor and will also be part of an enriched educational and hands-on practical environment.

To learn more, visit us at or click the button below.


FamilyKind offers Parent Education Classes for Separating or Divorcing Parents

Join our live zoom Parent Education and Awareness Program (NYS Certified Parent Education Class)

Below please find the schedule of our upcoming live in-person and virtual classes:

  • Can be taken on a laptop, tablet or mobile phone

  • For divorcing, separating and never-married parents

  • Certificates of Completion awarded

  • Effective strategies to use with co-parents and children

  • All Classes are from 9 AM to 2 PM EST.

To enroll, please call 212-769-3057, email or click the button.


Take Advantage of FamilyKind's Mediation Services

Pre-marital • Pre-nuptial • Co-habitation agreements Divorce/Separation • Marital/Couple Child Inclusive

  • Sessions with trained mediators held remotely or in a private setting

  • Avoid damaging effects of a high-conflict, adversarial process

  • Locations in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and remote access

  • Fees determined on a sliding scale basis

  • Services offered in English, Spanish, French and Russian

  • Resolve parenting time, support and property distribution

For information about any of our Mediation services, please email Emily Jonas at


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