PRESENTED BY MAHONING COUNTY DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT - FAMILY SERVICES

Seminar for Children of Divorce

"For Our Children" is a free, but mandatory, program for school age children 8-12 years old, held once a month.


Philosophy

The program is designed to educate and encourage adjustment through the divorce continuum. The seminar explores understanding their parents divorce, clarifying beliefs and concomitant feelings, and building skills to assist in coping with stress and emotional turmoil.


Goal

"For Our Children" compliments the Parents Workshop by providing the children information to help them cope with divorce, strengthen the child-parent relationships, and improve communication skills.


Procedure

The children will work out of a booklet that they will take home to share with their parents. Mental health professionals with expertise in divorce issues will conduct the two-hour oral presentation.


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Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court
120 Market St.
Youngstown, OH
44503

Phone: 330-740-2208
Fax: 330-740-2503