Parent Education

A.C.T. for the Children: Assisting Children through Transition
(585) 428-1930

Recommended Reading:

Conflict Resolution/Human Behavior

Power Versus Force: An Anatomy of Consciousness
by David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.

Yes or No: The Guide to Better Decisions – A Story
by Spencer Johnson, M.D.

Bridging Troubled Waters: Conflict Resolution from the Heart
by Michelle LeBaron

Sitting in the Fire: Large Group Transformation Using Conflict and Diversity
by Arnold Mindell

The Promise of Mediation: Responding to Conflict Through Empowerment and Recognition
by Robert A. Baruch Bush and Joseph P. Folger

Leadership and the New Science: Learning about Organization from an Orderly Universe
by Margaret J. Wheatley

Speak Peace in a World of Conflict: What you say next will change your world
by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Separation/Divorce/Families in Transition – General

Friendly Divorce Guidebook for New York: Planning, Negotiating and Filing your Divorce
by Steven L. Abel, J. D.

Spiritual Divorce: Divorce as a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life
by Debbie FordJ

Separation/Divorce/Families in Transition – For Parents

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce
JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, Ph.D

The Truth About Children and Divorce; dealing with the emotions so you and your children can thrive
By Robert E. Emery

Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? and When Can I Get a Hamster?
by Anthony E. Wolf, PhD.

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s: Parenting Together While Living Apart
by Marc J. Ackerman

Sparing Children
by Robert E. Adler

The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Marriage Comes Apart
by Constance R. Ahrons

How to Help Your Child Overcome Your Divorce
by Catherine Brown and Elissa Benedek

Helping Your Child Through Divorce
by Florence Bienfeld

Healthy Divorce
by Sandra V. Everett and Craig Everett

Changing Families: A Guide for Kids and Grown-Ups
by David Fassler, Michele Lash and Sally Ives

Through the Eyes of Children: Healing Stories for Children of Divorce
by Janet Johnston, Karen Breunig, Carla Garrity and Mitchell Baris

Divorce Poison
by Richard A. Warshak

Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex
by Julie A. Ross and Judy Corcoran

Separation/Divorce/Families in Transition – For Children of Various Ages

I Feel: A Picture Book of Emotions
by G. Ancona

A Friend Can Help
by T. Berger

How Does It Feel When Your Parents Get Divorced
by T. Berger

The Kid’s Guide to Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families
by L. Brown & N. Brown

A Family is a Circle of People Who Love You
by D. Jasinek and P.B. Ryan

Let’s Talk About Divorce
by Fred Rogers

Divorce Can Happen to the Nicest People
by P. Mayle


New York State Council Divorce Mediation

Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area

Association for Conflict Resolution