Co-parenting for Successful Kids

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Co-Parenting for Successful Kids is a research-based education class designed to help families cope with divorce and custody.   The goal of the class is to help parents develop plans for respectful, responsive and responsible co-parenting.  The program is designed for separating, divorcing or non-married parents.  Purdue Extension offers Co-Parenting for Successful Kids in two formats: on-site classes and online.  The programs includes: educational presentations, video instruction, activities, and handouts.

On-site:  Trained Purdue Extension Educators present on-site classes at locations throughout the state in at least 36 counties.  The class is a one-time four-hour class.  Parents gain positive educational experiences by being in a classroom with others in similar situations.  The class is $50.

Online: The online class takes about three-four hours to complete and may be completed in one-setting or broken into segments that meet individual scheduling needs.  Online class includes video instruction, interactive pages, and chapter reviews.  Responses to journal are provided by Extension staff.  Many participants say this is a unique and valuable part of the class.  You can register for the online course at  The course is $50.

Course Topics:

  • How children are affected by divorce, and stages of grief
  • Issues of developmental ages and stages
  • What affects a child’s adjustment
  • Parenting styles
  • Discipline
  • Who wants to play this game?
  • The parenting plan
  • Manage your stress

Locations:  On-site classes are offered in the following counties:

  • Blackford 
  • Boone 
  • Cass
  • Clark
  • Clinton
  • Crawford 
  • Daviess
  • Dearborn
  • DeKalb 
  • Dubois
  • Fulton
  • Gibson
  • Grant 
  • Jackson 
  • Jasper 
  • Jay
  • Kosciusko
  • LaGrange
  • Warren
  • Lake
  • Lawrence
  • Monroe
  • Ohio
  • Parke
  • Steuben
  • Switzerland
  • Tipton
  • Vermillion
  • Vigo
  • White