C.O.P.E
Counseling Options and Parenting Effectiveness

WHAT IS IT?
This is a one time 2.5-hour program mandated by the Huron County Common Pleas Court for all parties with minor children seeking a divorce or dissolution. COPE offers education and information to help reduce the trauma created from stressful family situations undergoing changes. COPE classes MUST be completed before the Court will finalize a divorce or dissolution.

TOPICS:C.O.P.E. Schedule

 
GRIEF PROCESS SINGLE PARENTING STRESSORS
COOPERATIVE PARENTING EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN
BLENDED FAMILIES CHILD ABUSE ISSUES
CONFLICT AND TRAUMA CONTROL CHILD SUPPORT RESPONSIBILITIES

FEE:
$30.00 per person CASH or MONEY ORDER

 

K.I.D.D.S.
Kids' Information in Dealing with Divorce Stress

WHAT IS IT?
K.I.D.D.S. is a one-time, 1.5 hour, education/support program offered to the children of Huron County that are involved in divorce or dissolution proceedings. Children between the ages of 5-17 years are required to complete the class before the Court will finalize the divorce or dissolution.

TOPICS:

K.I.D.D.S. Schedule
Grief Process Guilt
Game Playing Remarriage and Step-families
Coping Skills Divorce is Not the Children's Fault
Anger and Sadness Processing Feelings

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED TO THE CHILDREN ONLY

FEE:
$20.00 per child CASH or MONEY ORDER

 

LOCATION FOR C.O.P.E. and K.I.D.D.S.

Norwalk Police Department (education classroom)
37 N. Linwood Avenue
Norwalk, Ohio 44857

Sandusky County Service Center (main entrance)
2511 Countryside Drive
Fremont, Ohio 43420

 

REGISTRATION FOR C.O.P.E. and K.I.D.D.S.

Call the Huron County Common Pleas Court at 668-6162 to register. (Do not call the Norwalk Police Department)

A CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED UPON COMPLETION OF CLASS AND FORWARDED TO HURON COUNTY COMMON PLEAS COURT

Joyce M. Gates, Certified Counselor/Director
(419)707-0673