Tips for Divorcing Parents
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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
Local chapters of the Children's Rights Council throughout the country deal with custody issues and divorce reform and work to ensure meaningful and continuing contact for the child between both parents and extended families. Contact them at: Children's Rights Council 6200 Editors Park Dr., Suite 103 Hyattsville, MD 20782 (301) 559-3120
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.
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 is for people involved in, or facing the prospect of, divorce.
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 Psychological Association (APA)
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.