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. 

Tina Swithin started One Mom's Battle while navigating family court during a high conflict divorce. Tina has written 4 books to help others through family court while divorcing a narcissist. 

The OFW® website offers divorced or separated parents an array of tools to easily schedule child custody and track parenting time, share important family information, manage expenses as well as create an accurate, clear log of divorce communication.