OSU Extension Co-Parenting for Resilience classes educate divorcing parents on how
to handle the separation in a way that makes adjustment safer and easier for children.
Divorce & Coparenting
Parenting Young Children
Understand the three primary characteristics of a healthy co-parenting relationship and how to create a healthy environment for the children.
Tips for parents on how to become a bridge between the stepparent and the children to help everyone adjust to the new family arrangement.
Learn how to balance the preexisting parent-child relationships with the new spousal relationship to help build a strong and stable stepfamily.
Tips for the biological parent on how to successfully help the stepparent establish their role in the parenting team.
Understand the importance of taking things slow when bringing a stepfamily together to prevent strife, anger and resentment in the children.
Learn about the typical phases of grief that may be associated with the loss of a marriage and how to push through them.
A layout of some of the challenges faced by low-income couples and a program to help couples handle issues like children and finances.
A step by step guide for co-parents who are thinking about how they want to structure their roles.