Essentials of Co-Parent Coaching: A Marathon of Technique and Practice

Date and time: 
November 10, 2022 - 2:00pm to November 12, 2022 - 5:30pm
Event type: 
IACP Event

IACP and Karen S. Bonnell are pleased to present: 2022 Seminar Series:  Essentials of Co-Parent Coaching: A Marathon of Technique and Practice, for professionals seeking the next set of skills for working with families, coaching clients navigating separation/divorce or other adjustment issues related to family restructuring-including steps toward stepfamily.

Both active IACP members and non-members are welcome as you will receive advanced preparation in areas such as family law, family systems theory, or mediation/conflict resolution/peace-making course work. You will develop the specific skills for strengthening co-parenting relationships through parenting plan mediation and dispute resolution. 

You will roll up their sleeves and practice with the instructor and each other – this is an active, participative, experience-driven training. This training includes a 22-page comprehensive syllabus and an additional PDF of articles/resources. 

Topics to be covered during this 15-hour training include:
Holistic Divorce as the Architecture …for Restructuring Families from Parents to Co-Parents to Step-Parents
What Happens When We Add the Divorce Team to a Family System,
Uncoupling: The Journey from Intimate Partners to Co-Parents
Separating Volume I from Volume II: Radical Acceptance of a New Family Reality
What ’s Best for Kids? Two Good-Enough Parents Engaged in & Caring for Children in One Home or Two
PP Mediation as a Process for Co-Parent Relationship Building 

Dates & times:  
Half-day: Thursday November 10th from 1pm-4:30pm, PST 
Full-days: Friday November 11th & Saturday November 12th, 2022. Classroom opens for informal gathering at 8:30am PST, coursework from 9 am – 4:30 pm PST.  

All times are listed Pacific Standard Time.  Check your time here.

This course will be taught by Karen S. Bonnell, MS, consultant, writer, mentor, and trainer.

Digital handouts and materials will be provided via email including a comprehensive syllabus and a PDF of supportive articles/resources. All participants are expected to read the syllabus prior to the presentation.  Please click below for additional course information and timed outline:
Flier and Timed Outline

Registration is open to active IACP members and non-members:
IACP members: $550 USD
Non-IACP members: $575 USD

This seminar is limited to 30 participants.  Additional interested parties will be added to a waitlist and contacted by IACP if a space becomes available. Participants are expected to participate in ALL online sessions to be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance. 

A Zoom link will be emailed to registered particpants in the Confirmation email. 


Online via Zoom. 

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