Parenting Coordinator – Kathleen Coughlin, LCSW – $200.00 (60-Minutes)
Meet Your Parenting Coordinator – Kathleen Coughlin Today!
Kathleen Coughlin is a Qualified Parenting Coordinator in the 7th Circuit (Flagler County, St. John County, Volusia County) and in the 9th Circuit (Orange County & Osceola County) in Florida. Kathleen’s practice supports families that are going through high conflict separations or divorces. She has focused her training and clinical experience to help families work together to make decisions that are in the best interest of their children. Kathleen has completed Family Mediation Training, Parenting Coordination, and training in Collaborative Practice. Please feel free to contact her to learn more about her professional experience at 386-449-8600 or contact Kathleen by email at email@example.com.
What is a Parenting Coordination (PC)?
PC is when a trained professional, an impartial third party is assigned by the court to support families. The role of a Parenting Coordinator is to assist the parents in successfully implementing their parenting plan. A Parenting Coordinator is assigned by the court to help families that are in high conflict. In some cases, the parents may be demonstrating behaviors where they are not complying with parenting agreements and court orders. In high conflict parenting, the parents are not working consistently to reduce the conflict in their family system. Decreasing conflict is vital so that the children remain protected from parental disputes.
According to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, “Parenting Coordination is a child-focused alternative dispute resolution process in which a mental health or legal professional with mediation training and experience assists high conflict parents to implement their parenting plan by facilitating the resolution of their disputes in a timely manner, educating parents about children’s needs, and with prior approval of the parties and/or the court, making decisions within the scope of the court order or appointment contract. The overall objective of Parenting Coordination is to assist high conflict parents to implement their parenting plan, to monitor compliance with the details of the plan, to resolve conflicts regarding their children and the parenting plan in a timely manner, and to protect and sustain safe, healthy and meaningful parent-child relationships”. Have you heard of conscious parenting, check out our blog.
How Can a Parenting Coordinator Help Our Family?
Allowing the child to love both parents;
Shielding the child from conflict;
Reducing the child’s stress;
Improving the co-parenting relationship;
Increasing parental cooperation and respect;
Teaching parents effective communication skills;
Monitoring any attempts at parent alienation;
Working with parents to follow the parenting plan;
Monitoring parental behaviors and compliance with court orders;
Reporting non-compliance to attorneys;
Referring family to necessary services.
How do I schedule with Kathleen Coughlin?
At the present time, Kathleen is available to provide services in the 7th Circuit which includes Flagler County, Volusia County, and St. John County and in the 9th Circuit Orange County and Osceola County in Florida. Please email Kathleen Coughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your Parenting Coordination session – Phone 386-449-8600.
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