Divorce is undoubtedly a challenging and emotionally charged experience for everyone involved, especially when it comes to breaking the news to your children. Let’s explore some helpful tips on how to approach this difficult conversation with sensitivity and understanding.
While attorneys, Certified Divorce Financial Analysts (CDFAs), real estate and mortgage professionals offer specialized expertise, a divorce coach plays a unique role in synthesizing the vast amount of information received from the divorce team.
Communication is the cornerstone of human interaction, yet it can be a source of conflict and misunderstandings. The BIFF method, created by Bill Eddy, of the High Conflict Institute, an acronym for Brief, Informative, Friendly, and Firm, offers a structured approach to communication that can help navigate conversations with clarity and effectiveness. I want to share with you the principles of the BIFF method and explore how it can de-escalate or minimize conflict during divorce or with your co-parent.
Parents who attend our programs gain insight about how their words and behaviors impact their children and they learn new skills and strategies to improve communication and interactions for the whole family.
The mission of the Harvard Center on the Developing Child is to drive science-based innovation that achieves breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity.
We believe that advances in science provide a powerful source of new ideas focused on the early years of life. Founded in 2006, the Center catalyzes local, national, and international innovation in policy and practice focused on children and families. We design, test, and implement these ideas in collaboration with a broad network of research, practice, policy, community, and philanthropic leaders. Together, we seek transformational impacts on lifelong learning, behavior, and both physical and mental health.
The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need to thrive.
We’re the leading independent nonprofit in children’s mental health, operating three Mission Areas that work together for greater impact: Care, Education and Science.
All case services are handled at this county or regional level and all child support-related questions should be first routed to the agency in your county or region of residence.