Court-Approved Parenting Classes


Classes for Separating or Divorcing Parents

FCPS Family and School Partnerships
NOVA Community College Parenting Courses
Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS)


Fairfax County Public Schools
Family and School Partnerships

www.fcps.edu/is/fam

Offers a variety of fee-based classes for parents or guardians of infants through teens.

Classes that meet court requirements include:

  • Co-Parenting: Two Parents, Two Homes (classes for parents involved in custody, support, or divorce). English and Spanish
  • Positive Parenting of Birth to Five Year Olds (for maintaining and regaining custody or to enhance parenting skills). English only
  • Active Parenting of Five to Twelve Year Olds (for maintaining and regaining custody or to enhance parenting skills). English only
  • Parenting Teens (for parents of 12 to 18 year olds) (for maintaining and regaining custody or to enhance parenting skills) English and Spanish
  • Strengthening Your Parenting Skills (for parents or guardians of infants through 11 year olds) (for maintaining and regaining custody or to enhance parenting skills) Spanish or Korean

Other class offering in English only:

  • Dads Matter (importance of father involvement)

Call 703-204-4343 to register or for more information.

You may also call the Virginia Relay: 711

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NOVA Community College Office of Continuing Education


www.nvcc.edu

Parents, Children and Divorce - Parent Education Seminar

  • Offered at the Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas and Woodbridge campuses.
  • Fulfills the requirements of the Virginia Code requiring divorcing parents with minor children to attend a parent education seminar before their court appearance.
    $50.00 fee
  • More information: www.nvcc.edu. Go to "Search" and enter the words: parent education seminar

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Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS)


www.nvfs.org

Provides Transparenting/COPE class to educate separating/divorcing parents about the effects on children.

  • Transparenting/COPE classes for divorcing parents offered. Class meets the Supreme Court of Virginia guidelines. Call 571-748-2500
  • Class locations in Fairfax County, Springfield and Prince William County
  • Fee charged for programs
  • Individual, couples and family counseling available. Call 571-748-2800 for more information.
  • An 8-week Anger Management Program is also available.

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