Common QuestionsI’m looking for information about the Parenting After Separation program
The Parenting After Separation (PAS) program is a free, three-hour information session offered at various locations in BC to help parents who are separating.
Good starting points include:
- The Parenting After Separation Program brochure describes what the sessions are and what you will learn if you attend. For program contact and location information in various parts of the province, see more information here and the list of agencies providing Parenting After Separation sessions.
- The Families Change website, from the Justice Education Society of BC, features a comprehensive Online Parenting After Separation course that covers the same topics as the in-person workshops.
- The Parenting After Separation Handbook for Parents was developed by the Justice Education Society of BC and the provincial government for use in the Parenting After Separation program. The handbook, which is available for download, helps separating parents focus on the needs of their children through development of a parenting plan and positive communications.
- The Finances After Separation Program, from the Justice Education Society, is designed to complement the Parenting After Separation program. The focus of this workshop is on helping separating families with their finances, and resources include a Parent's Workbook.
- Aboriginal Parenting After Separation, from the Justice Education Society, is an online learning guide to help Aboriginal parents and their children through the challenges of separation, as well as community support workers whose clients are going through a family breakup. Also available is a Parent's Handbook.
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