Parent Education Program

General Information and Registration

For the Parenting Apart Education Program Co-parenting Workshop Registration, call 860-486-1005 (toll-free)

Class Locations: Storrs (monthly), Brooklyn (monthly), Norwich (monthly)

The Parenting Apart Education Program is a six-hour training session required by the CT family court system for all divorcing parents.  It covers how to buffer the impact of divorce on children, as well as techniques for keeping communication child-focused and positive after separation occurs. Classes are offered in Storrs, Brooklyn and Norwich.

Fees are $150 for the course per person.  Those with a financial hardship may request a fee waiver through the Clerk’s office at Family Relations.

To register please call 860-486-1005.

 

Spring 2019

BROOKLYN (139 Wolf Den Road) 9:00am-4:00pm with one hour break for lunch, on Saturday

Saturday, February 23rd

NORWICH (562 New London Turnpike) 9:00am-4:00pm with one hour break for lunch, on Saturday

Saturday, March 30th

Saturday, April 20th

Saturday, May 11th

STORRS, (843 Bolton Road) 9:00am-4:00pm with one hour break for lunch, on Saturday

Saturday, March 2nd

Saturday, April 6th

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Once you are registered, you will receive an email confirmation of the class with additional information and directions.  Please bring the following items to the class:

Court Order Form  This is a carbon copy form with the words “Parenting Education Program — Order, Certificate and Results” printed in the upper left-hand corner. You can obtain this form from your attorney or from any courthouse in the state, or click on the link below. Please make sure that the Court Location, Name of Case, and Docket Number are clearly written on the form. If this information is missing or illegible it may result in a delay in processing.

Court Order Form- JD-FM-149

Money order or Fee Waiver signed by an officer of the court.

  1. Note: no cash or personal checks can be accepted.
  2. Please pay via money order or bank check. The fee is $150.00. Please make out the money order to the University of Connecticut or UConn.
  3. Any waiver must be signed by an officer of the court.

A packet of information will be provided to you during your class.

  • You can preview this packet at the bottom of this page.

Class Cancellations and Rescheduling Procedures:

* In case of severe/winter weather, please call our office at 860-486-1005. Please note: if the UConn Storrs or other UConn campuses are closed, our program will be closed. We will reschedule that class, and in some instances will set up make up snow dates in advance.

* If we close for snow or any other reason, we will make every effort to contact you by phone and/or email to let you know in advance. You can also check with us by calling the office at the number listed above. Sometimes the University announces a closing later in the day. Please check back with our office throughout the day.

* We rarely cancel for any other reason than snow. However, we do reserve the right to cancel for other unavoidable reasons. We will notify you as soon as possible if we need to cancel or reschedule your class for any reason. Should we have to cancel a class, we will be glad to provide you with a written letter or email explanation.

 

Contact Us

To begin the registration process please complete the following fields. Our staff will contact you to complete the registration process by phone.

Parent Education Program Information Packet