changing family

(separation and divorce)

All programs are conducted by professional facilitators. Fees are available on a sliding scale.
We welcome all people regardless of cultural, religious and/or racial background or affiliation.

JF&CS strives for inclusivity in all its programs, serving community members of any income, family structure, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, level of observance, race, ethnicity, cultural identity and place of origin.

To inquire, please call 416.638.7800 x 6627 or email moerbach@jfandcs.com

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When you're about to separate - what to tell the kids

When You're About to Separate - What to Tell the Kids 

Please click 'Inquiry' to book a session.

Topics include:

- how and when to tell children about the upcoming separation

- factors impacting on positive adjustment of children

- how to deal with “moving out” day

-when to seek professional help.

1 session

$45 per parent

$75 per two parents

1 family 2 homes - children group

1 Family,
2 Homes Child(ren) Group

Tuesday October 26 | 4:30-6 p.m. | ZOOM

This is a five week program, for children ages 11-15, experiencing separation and divorce.

 

SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE:

- “Do other children going through divorce

   feel the same way I do?”

- “How do I make myself feel better?”

- "Problems I can and cannot solve"

-  The myths about divorce

5 sessions

$200  for one child, $300 for multiple children

mastering your separation

Mastering your 
Separation

Sunday September 26 |  9:30am-1:30 p.m | ZOOM

Sunday October 3 |  9:30am-1:30 p.m | ZOOM

Sunday Deember 5 |  9:30am-1:30 p.m | ZOOM

Topics will include:

- Understanding separation concerns

- Discovering your own emotional triggers

- Creating self worth and self awareness during the separation process

- Learning strategies for maintaining emotional control

- Becoming a better you

- Creating your own mindfulness toolbox

- Differentiating between the legal separation and the emotional separation

1 session

$60 per person

successful step parenting

Successful
Step Parenting

Thursday November 4 |  7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics include:

- myths and realities of step families

- blending your parenting styles

- role of discipline in a blended family

- building and maintaining a strong couple relationship

4 sessions

$180 per couple

1 family 2 homes, parent and children group

1 Family,
2 Homes Child(ren) with Parent Group

Wednesday October 27 | 4:30-6 p.m. | ZOOM

This is a five week program, for children ages 7-10 and one parent, experiencing separation and divorce.

 

SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE:

- “Do other children going through divorce

   feel the same way I do?”

- “How do I make myself feel better?”

- "Problems I can and cannot solve"

-  The myths about divorce

5 sessions

$200  for one child and parent, $300 for multiple children and parent

looking ahead: life after separation

Looking Ahead; Life After Separation

Wednesday October 20 |  7:30-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics will include:

- coping with change

- feelings of anger or loss

- living alone and loneliness

- resources for a new lifestyle

6 sessions

$120 per person

1 family 2 homes - parent group

1 Family,
2 Homes Parent Group

Monday October 18 | 7-8:30 p.m. | ZOOM

Tuesday October 19 |  7-8:30 p.m. | ZOOM

​A program for parents experiencing separation and divorce.

 

Sessions for parents will include tips for keeping kids out of the conflict; how to actively listen to your kid; the impact of separation and divorce on children, I would change the bold part to “how to actively listen to your children” and change ‘kids” to “children” throughout.

6 sessions

$200  

high conflict divorce

High Conflict
Divorce

Wednesday October 6 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Tuesday December 14 | 7-9 p.m. | ZOOM

Topics will include: 

- impact of conflict on children

- different interaction models for different levels of conflict

- how to avoid being triggered by ex-partner

- different parenting strategies for higher conflict families

1 session

$45  per person