...For the Children's Sake...sm
...For The Children's Sake... is a 4 1/2 hour co-parenting workshop
required by the Commonwealth of Virginia for any couple filing for
divorce with minor children. The program addresses the issues of
children; how their age impacts their adjustment to the separation; how
to answer their questions; better ways of interacting with their other
parent; and ways a parent may help a child through the grieving process.
IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT PARENTS TAKE THIS PROGRAM AS SOON AS THEY DECIDE TO SEPARATE.
Though the court system does not require this course until filing final decree,
both the FITS Foundation and the courts recommend parents take this program early in the process,
when it will be more beneficial to parents and their children.
||Call (703) 391-8599|
||This 4 1/2 hour workshop is usually offered on the first Saturday of the month in Leesburg, the last Saturday of the month in Sterling, and one Tuesday night per month in Leesburg. Available dates and the corresponding location will be provided when signing up.|
(see links below)
|Loudoun County Courthouse Building: 18 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176
(click on location name for directions)
||Saturday classes are held from 10:00 A.M. until 3:30 P.M., with a lunch break.|
Tuesday evening classes are held from 6:20 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.
||* Husbands and wives may not attend the same class.|
* Reservations are required.
* Once a reservation is confirmed for a class, clients must give the FITS Foundation at least 3 days notice if they wish to cancel their class date and not forfeit payment
* If government or public schools are closed for a holiday, the FITS Foundation will also be closed.
* Phone messages will be returned Monday through Friday. There is no phone coverage over the weekend. Please leave only one message in a 24-hour period. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.
||Checks must be in our office no later than the 20th day of the month prior to any class held at the library.|
||To check on status of a class during inclement weather, call 703-391-8599 after 3:00 P.M. for weekday classes and 8:00 A.M. for Saturday classes. If the class is canceled, the message will reflect the cancellation and give information.|
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