Children in Between(Formerly Children In The Middle)
Developed in the early 1990’s the Children in Between program (formerly Children in the Middle ) was designed through research that examined effective methods for reducing stress and conflict during divorce. CDE's Children in Between has the distinction of being the only divorce education program that is included on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Registry for Evidence Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) .
Children in Between is endorsed nationally by Judges, Lawyers, Mediators, Psychologists, Teachers and Parents.
This is a 3 1/2 hour class REQUIRED for both parties in a dissolution or modification proceeding, and it is open to all adults concerned with children of divorce. The class provides education and affirmation for parents. The primary focus is on children's in the divorce and removing them from the middle.. Change in family structure through dissolution of marriage, custody modifications, remarriage, etc. are difficult experiences for a child. This program is conducted by our trained licensed professional therapists.
- Facts about divorce
- Child/Adolescent developmental stages
- How Trauma effects children of divorce
- Effects of Divorce on the children
- Blended families
- New relationships
- Single parenting
- Parenting tips
- Legal issues
- Mediation process
Skills to remove the children out of the middle in the divorce process
ATTENDENCE IS REQUIRED FOR BOTH PARTIES IN DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND CUSTODY MODIFICATION.
Child care is not provided. Please do not bring your children to the program.
The sessions begin on time. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in. Credit will not be given for late arrivals.
In case of bad weather, listen for cancellations on KBUR 1490 AM, or KGRS 107.3 FM. You can also look at the cancellation list on KBUR.COM or call Grinstead & Associates for more information..
Please preregister by sending a check or money order in the mail, at the office with cash, check, debit or credit card, or over the phone with a debit or credit card. You can also register at the door for an increased fee.
The fee to register for the class is $50.00 per participant.
DATES, TIMES & LOCATION:
(formerly Mercy Hospital Building)
610 North 4th Street, First Floor
Burlington, IA 52601
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 14 PARTICIPANTS - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
IF THERE ARE LESS THAN 3 PARTICIPANTS THE CLASS MAY BE CANCELLED AND PARTICIPANTS WILL BE CALLED THE NIGHT BEFORE THE CLASS.
|June 15, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
|July 20, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
|August 17, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
|September 21, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
|October 19, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM|
|November 16, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM|
|December 21, 2023||6:00 PM - 9:30 PM|
When registering, please let us know if you would prefer NOT to attend the same class as your former partner. In this instance, the class is on a first-come, first-served basis.
We will sign you up for the class when you register and pay the registration fee.
Please call our office for further information or to register.