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Session 6

  1. 1. Session 6Co-Parenting
  2. 2. 1. Co-Parenting
  3. 3. 2. Parenting in Two Homes• Work Together• Minimize Conflict• Self-responsibility
  4. 4. 3. Reassurance• Loved by Both Parents• Reduce Guilt• Simple Explanation• Ability to Voice Concerns
  5. 5. 4. Visitation• Reasons for not Allowed Custody• Child’s Sense of Time• Be on Time• Prioritize Visitation• Spend Quality Time
  6. 6. 5. Reconciliation• Normal• Belief that it May Occur Parent – Do not Give False Sense of Hope
  7. 7. 6. Choosing Sides &Loyalty Conflicts• Talking Negative About the Other Parent• Experience of Emotions and Acknowledgement
  8. 8. 7. Communication• Increase Communication with Children• Ex-spouse Communication• Create Records of Communication• Lessen the Chance of Conflict• Increase Staying Focused
  9. 9. 8. Permissions to Love BothParents• Gift Giving Occasions• Ability to Continue Rituals• Phone Calls to Communicate• Create Cards
  10. 10. 9. Two Separate Lives• Two Birthday Celebrations• Options for Celebrations
  11. 11. 10. Attention to Your Child• Give Undivided Attention• Have Dinner Together Children often learn what is required to obtain your undivided attention.
  12. 12. 11. Grief• Family Routines• Holiday Traditions• Family Traditions
  13. 13. 12. FutureRelationship Concerns• Take Time for Yourself• Children’s Reactions• Your Children’s Concerns for Future Relationships• Premarital Counseling
  14. 14. 13. Extracurricular Activities• Time• Expense• Commitment
  15. 15. 14. Academic Requirements• Homework Completion• Requirements to Succeed Academically
  16. 16. 15. Parent and Opposite Sex Child• Admiration• Enter Child’s World• No Excuses for Non-parenting• Feelings of Abandonment
  17. 17. 16. Remarriage of Parent• May Become Main Parental Figure if Biological Parent is Absent• Become Vulnerable• Divorce and Remarriage• Blending Two Different Families• Time with Children
  18. 18. 17. Adolescent• Changes Associated with Maturity• Parents Wisdom and Guidance• Maintain Parenting Skills
  19. 19. 18. Single Parenting• Allow Children to Remain a Child Without too Many Responsibilities• Make Accommodations• Older Children Should not Become the Parent
  20. 20. 19. Expectations Across Homes• Consistency• Expectations as Children Mature
  21. 21. 20. Surrogate Parent• Stable Qualities• Available Options• Ability to Participate in Same Sex Parent & Child Activities
  22. 22. 21. Other Considerations• Non-custodial Relatives• Compromise• Financially Competing• Transition Adjustment• Memory Bank
  23. 23. Thank you!

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