Parenting Coordination is a child-centered process for conflicted divorced and divorcing parents. The Parenting Coordinator (PC) makes decisions to help high-conflict parents who cannot agree to parenting decisions on their own. This professional text serves as a training manual for use in all states and provinces which utilize Parenting Coordination, addressing the intervention process and the science that supports it.
The text offers up-to-date research, a practical guide for training, service provision, and references to relevant research for quality parenting coordination practice. Specifically, this book describes the integrated model of Parenting Coordination, including the Parent Coordinator’s professional role, responsibilities, protocol for service, and ethical guidelines.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Parenting Coordination: The Integrated Model
Chapter Two: Parenting Coordination Procedures
Chapter Three: Getting Started
Chapter Four: Developing an Intervention Strategy
Chapter Five: Conflict Analysis, Transformation, and Containment
Chapter Six: Strategies to Disengage from Conflict
Chapter Seven: Strategies to Build Consensus
Chapter Eight: Parenting Plans: Using Research as a Guide
Chapter Nine: Intervention Strategies for Families with Special Challenges
Chapter Ten: Managing the Parenting Coordination Process