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How can the parent connection help you?

Often practitioners feel overwhelmed when parents turn to them for help about issues related to separation or divorce.

This site provides resources for you and the parents you work with, which will help you to offer effective support when parents are separating or have separated.

It is a free service that provides easy to use information, a peer support service and online brief interventions by trained mediators.

Resources for you to use with parents

Separating or separated provides insights, developed from distillations of research ,that help people to explore and understand what might be happening to them. You will find articles, short film clips and activities that you can share with parents to help discuss  the difficult issues. of separation .

The forum is where people can share their experiences with others and get help. The talk it out team who are trained mediators  also contribute to the discussion. This forum is anonymous and free to use.

Resources for separating parents provide a wealth of information and activities that you can use to help parents. These are the most common ones;

What about the kids?

Managing disagreements    

Managing money

Legal Information

'Getting it right for children when parent part' course

Splitting Up? Put Kids First

Watch the promotional video created specially for practitioners


We have various downloadable leaflets and referral cards that can be emailed or sent out by posts on request. See example below.