Parenting After Separation is a free seminar offered by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. It can be taken online or in-person. Pursuant to the Court of Queen’s Bench Family Law Practice Note #1, the course is mandatory for people going to the Court of Queen’s Bench in Alberta for disputes involving child support, custody, access, parenting, or contact of children, but it’s open to all interested parents and guardians.
The course topics include:
- Learning Your Way Around the Legal System;
- Parenting Plans;
- Children Can Cope with Separation and Divorce; and,
- Relationship Building Blocks
Before an interim application dealing with child support, custody, access, parenting, or contact of children under 16 can be started, a certificate proving completion of this course must be filed with the Court.
The focus of PAS is to help parents and guardians to work together for the physical, social and emotional well-being of children. To find out more, or to register for the course, go to: http://pas.albertacourts.ab.ca