Two Families Now: Effective Parenting During Separation and Divorce
Two Families Now is an evidence-based parent education curriculum that improves co-parenting relationships and protects children during divorce. This comprehensive curriculum is designed to be used by parent educators, mediators, family counselors and social service providers. Use the engaging media and tools to teach parents skills to nurture themselves and build strong relationships with their children and co-parents.
Why is this curriculum unique?
- Up to date and evidence-based
- Engaging Right Way/Wrong Way video scenarios with multi-racial cast
- Strong focus on parental stress and effective communication
- Complete curriculum with flexibility to add content
- Resilience resource--strengthen & sustain family processes
- Entertaining and engaging format
- Increases knowledge of factors that affect their children
- Helps reduce stress & build social support
DVD Kit Includes
- DVD Licensed for classroom use with 20 videos
- 6-unit Curriculum Guide with lesson plans and handouts
- Adaptable PowerPoint presentation
The comprehensive Curriculum Guide takes a facilitator step-by step through the course and makes it easy to implement and use. The lesson plans suggest when to show a video, when to start an activity and provides questions to start and guide meaningful class discussions. The curriculum outlines facilitator responsibilities, attitudes and skills and provides a framework to give parents fresh, engaging resources and valuable information. The PowerPoint slides are provided for each lesson and easily adapt to your needs. This is a complete digital resource. Print what you need when you need it. You don’t need to buy additional workbooks.
The Curriculum Guide is provided as a digital download upon purchase of the DVD Kit.
6 Unit Curriculum Guide Overview
Introduction and 5 lessons, each designed as 1-hour instruction time
Introduction (for facilitator only)
Unit 1. Help Children Adjust
Unit 2. Reduce Co-Parenting Conflict - Open Sample
Unit 3. Co-Parenting Styles
Creating a Parenting Plan
Benefits of Mediation
Unit 4. Use Parenting Skills that Buffer Children from Risk
Unit 5. Handle Stress Effectively
Build a Support Network