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Tips for Divorcing Parents

Tips for Divorcing Parents

Additional Resources

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American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development and issues.

Children's Rights Council
CRC promotes legislation that works to benefit children through shared parenting. The organization, a strong advocate of joint custody, also manages Child Access Centers that provide supervised access and visitation of children and serve as safe transfer points for children who are moving from the custody of one parent to another.

The National Stepfamily Resource Center
The National Stepfamily Resource Center is a division of Auburn University's Center for Children, Youth, and Families. The group aims to share the latest research with couples and children who are members of stepfamilies.

Academy of Family Mediators
This organization helps families locate family mediators. For assistance in locating a family mediator in your area, contact: Academy of Family Mediators 5 Militia Dr. Lexington, MA 02421 (781) 674-2663

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
This organization provides listings of marriage and family therapists nationwide.

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
This organization publishes a brochure on joint custody as well as a journal with the most current thinking on joint custody. Contact this group at: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts 6525 Grand Teton Plaza Madison, WI 53703 (608) 664-3750

Parents Without Partners
Parents Without Partners is an international nonprofit organization devoted to single parents and their children.

Divorce Online
Divorce Online is for people involved in, or facing the prospect of, divorce.

American Psychological Association (APA)
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.


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