Resources

*We do not specifically endorse or take responsibility for any content provided by the following organizations. However, they are well-known in the divorce community and have a reputation for providing beneficial resources for families in transition. 

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Unhooked Media: Books and other media for help managing all types of difficult relationships:  dating, parenting, divorce, high-conflict. (UnhookedBooks is the official publisher for New Ways for Families materials and books by Bill Eddy of High Conflict Institute).

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High Conflict Institute: Parenting & Divorce, free articles. (*Note: New Ways for Families is a project of High Conflict Institute)

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Sesame Street Divorce Toolkit: Little Children, Big Challenges: Toolkit for parents. How to talk to your children about divorce; activities to help your child through this transition.

Child-Centered Divorce Network: On these pages you’ll find the support, resources, advice and other tools you need to create the best possible outcome for you and your children during and after a divorce.

Kids First, Parents Second: Helps children and families navigate life-altering situations through education and support.

Personality Disorder Awareness Network: PDAN.org was founded by individuals that have dedicated their lives to the education and treatment of individuals determined to be diagnosed with a variety of personality disorders. 

Divorce Mediation Group (San Diego, CA): Before going to court, consider mediation. Even if you think your case is "too high-conflict," mediation still might work for you. Divorce Mediation Group offers workshops, consultations and full mediation services.  

Association of Family & Conciliation Courts - Resources for Families: Dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through the resolution of family conflict.

Therapy Changes (San Diego, CA) - specializing in helping individuals, children and families successfully navigate life's most difficult transitions. Download PDF: Helping Parents Increase Emotional Intelligence In Children: Managing Childhood Meltdowns & Teaching Children Skills for Emotional Management

Winestone Mediation: (Los Angeles County / Ventura County / Orange County) Family Mediation Services

Video: How Brains Are Built. The story of how "good" stress and "toxic" stress impact a child's brain development.

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PBS Parents: Videos, Activities, Tips & Advice from Experts on topics such as: How to talk to your kids about difficult topics, Challenging Behaviors, Children & the Media, Positive Discipline etc. 

The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: The Kitchen Table Collection, by Brene Brown: Join us in this four lesson course as we explore what it means to raise children with courage, compassion, and connection.

Child Mind Institute: Insights and advice on common concerns and tips for facing challenges many families share. Choose topics related to specific behavior problems, family transition situations and developmental milestones.