Parents Forever

 Education for Families in transition such as divorce, separation, or custody change. Benton County Extension is here to help you adjust to these new life changes that are important to overall child care.


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Stacey L. Drake
County Extension Director, Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator 


What does the program offer?

During a family transition like divorce, separation, or custody changes, three areas are important to overall child well-being: selfcare, parent-child relationships, and co-parenting.

  1. Understand what you need to keep your self healthy in order to effectively help your children through a family transition.
  2. Parent-child relationship-Assess how your children are coping and what they need and learn about the strengths and resources required to help bring all of you through the transition.
  3. Explore co-parenting and skills that will help you successfully form a parenting partnership with your children's other parent.