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Children Cope with Divorce is a four-hour educational program for divorcing parents that focuses on the needs of children. It is required by the court in which your divorce petition has been filed. After attending the seminar, participants receive a certificate and their attendance will be confirmed in court. Each parent should schedule the class within 30 days of filing for divorce.

THIS CLASS IS FOR PARENTS ONLY. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN TO THE CLASS! CHILD CARE WILL NOT BE PROVIDED!

Qualified professionals including therapists and social workers that specialize in divorce and the effects on children facilitate each seminar. The programs are in 11 counties in Central and are held at 6 sites, at various convenient times.

Check the schedule below for times and locations. You may schedule your class by filling out the enrollment form below or by calling us at 317-722-8201 or toll free at 1-877-840-2673. If you have any questions you can email us thru the  Registrar . We will return your call or e-mail within two (2) working days.  Please note that we are closed on Mondays.

Click here for the calendar up to September 2014.

For a PDF of our brochure in English, please click here.

Para ver la información sobre el programa Los Niños Hacen Frente al Divorcio en español, haga Ud. click aquí .

Why is this seminar important?

Divorce is a very stressful experience for both parents and children. This seminar will help you:

  • learn about emotional reactions of divorce
  • learn how families experience divorce
  • learn typical reactions of children
  • learn the developmental needs of children
  • pitfalls to avoid

The following links are HIGHLY encouraged by our facilitators. They will help with preparation for your class:

Up to Parents
  : This site will provide "homework" to be done prior to the class that will help with understanding the seminar.

Share Kids   : This site assists in scheduling time shared and provides communication tools to parents.

Payment Information :

  • The Fee for the class is $55.00 PER PERSON.
  • Pre-pay is accepted with your Debit/Credit Cards ONLINE ONLY. You must pre-pay within 48 hours prior to attending the seminar.
  • Other Payment Options
    You may pay at the seminar with either cash or money order.

Class Locations :

Indianapolis: Visiting Nurse Service, Inc
4701 N Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(north of 46th street east side of Keystone, in building with Regions Bank.)

Bloomington: Justice Building
301 N. College Ave
Bloomington IN 47402
(N.W. corner of 7th and College Ave.)

Nashville: Brown County Courthouse
Main & VanBuren Street
Nashville IN 47448
(second floor Courtroom)

Batesville: Margaret Mary Community Hospital
321 Mitchell Avenue
Batesville, IN 47006
(Use canopied entrance marked "Auditorium".)

Shelbyville: Shelby County Courthouse Annex
25 West Polk Street
Room 208A
Shelbyville IN 46176
(Enter at rear of building)

Noblesville: Hamilton County Government & Judicial Center
1 Hamilton Square
Noblesville IN 46060
(across street from old courthouse, at third floor jury assembly room.)
 
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Which class are you signing up for?
DATE/TIME: 11/5/2014 9:00:00 AM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Indianapolis - VNS Building 4701 N. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46205 (north of 46th street - east side of Keystone, in building with Regions Bank)
DATE/TIME: 11/5/2014 5:30:00 PM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Hamilton County Government & Judicial Center 1 Hamilton Square Noblesville, IN 46060 (across the street from old courthouse, third floor jury assembly room)
DATE/TIME: 11/8/2014 9:00:00 AM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Justice Building 301 N. College Ave. Bloomington, IN 47402 (N.W. corner of 7th and College Ave.)
DATE/TIME: 11/13/2014 1:00:00 PM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Indianapolis - VNS Building 4701 N. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46205 (north of 46th street - east side of Keystone, in building with Regions Bank)
DATE/TIME: 11/15/2014 12:15:00 PM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Batesville - Margaret Mary Community Hospital 321 Mitchell Ave. Batesville, IN 47006 (Use canopied entrance marked "Auditorium")
DATE/TIME: 11/19/2014 6:30:00 PM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Shelby County Courthouse Annex 25 West Polk Street, Room 208A Shelbyville, IN 46176 (Enter at rear of building.)
DATE/TIME: 11/22/2014 9:00:00 AM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Indianapolis - VNS Building 4701 N. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46205 (north of 46th street - east side of Keystone, in building with Regions Bank)
DATE/TIME: 12/20/2014 9:00:00 AM COST: $55.00
LOCATION: Nashville - Brown County Courthouse Main & VanBuren Street Nashville, IN 47448 (second floor Courtroom)