Welcome to One Heart, Two Homes Co-parenting Course
Raising children in two homes can be a very difficult experience for everyone. We acknowledge that all parties involved are struggling through one of the most painful experiences of their lives. Our goal is to lessen the hostility and increase the teamwork between parents by honoring each circumstance, educating in a non-judgmental way and provide information that will help bridge the gap between two homes.
Need a weekend Co-parenting Class?
Due to the high demand of individuals needing weekend co-parenting course, Livewelll Behavioral Health offers our court approved One Heart, Two Homes© co-parenting course one weekend a month! We are the only court-approved agency that offers a weekend course geared toward first responders and working parents who need to complete a court approved co-parenting course. This seminar-style course is designed for individuals who do not have availability during the week to complete the 4 week course, but have been court ordered to participate in a court approved co-parenting class. This seminar meets all of the standards set by the Fresno County Superior Court. This seminar offers the same curriculum offered during the 4 week course condensed into a 2 day seminar. The full $325.00 fee is due in full to participate in the weekend seminar. The seminar will run from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, with an hour lunch both days. Certificates of completion are given at the end of the course. Please click the One Heart, Two Homes© link below to enroll.
We also offer a 4 week co-parenting course that consists of 4 weekly sessions (3 hours each week) for a total of 12 hours. The co-parenting course meets the required (12) hour curriculum standards set by the Fresno Superior Court.
Co-parents do not take the class together. However, it is recommended that both parents take the class (at different times) to begin to work towards building a healthy co-parenting foundation.
What curriculum is used for these courses?
Livewell uses One Heart, Two Homes© curriculum developed by Co-parenting International. This curriculum is a court approved solution-focused curriculum that teaches parents to talk and listen to each other about real concerns and specific solutions they believe will be good for their children, without provoking each other to feel alarmed, without demanding, criticizing, insulting or defensiveness.
Who is eligible for these courses?
One Heart, Two Homes© co-parenting course serves all parents in the Fresno County area. We are here to serve parent who are in all stages of conflict; whether low or high conflict; whether voluntary or court ordered. Some of the conflict can included the following dynamics:
- High conflict divorce
- Co-parents newly separated or divorced
- Long-time co-parents who are stuck in a difficult dynamic
- Those who were never married
- Those who frequently appeal to the Family Court because they are unable to solve their co-parenting challenges.
How do I enroll in these courses?
Participants can click the One Heart, Two Homes© link below to register online. You can also contact Livewell Behavioral Health directly by calling (559) 554-9710 to register. Each course allows 10 participants and is closed once the class is full. However, new courses are offered at the completion of each course. Please be aware that classes can fill up quickly and is on a first come first serve basis.
AS OF MAY 1ST, THE COST OF ONE HEART, TWO HOMES COURSE WILL INCREASE TO $325.00
The total cost of the course is $325.00 until May 1st 2019. Payments can be made in 2 installments ( 1st installment of $175.00 plus $25.00 registration fee included), and 2nd installment of $125.00 for a total of $325.00. First installment is due at registration. Second installment is due The Monday before class meets. No exceptions. All fees are non-refundable. Cash, credit, check are all acceptable forms of payment if paying in person.
When are courses offered?
Due to the high demand of a weekend course, One Heart, Two Homes© is currently being offered monthly during 2-day seminar format. If you need a weekly course please click the One Heart, Two Homes© link below for a schedule of upcoming classes. Or you can call our office at (559) 554-9710 to obtain information on the next weekly class schedule.
What is the attendance policy?
Participants must participate in all sessions in order to successfully complete the class. More than one (1) missed class for the 4 week course will result in participants termination in the class. Attendance is mandatory for both days of the weekend course. Make-up classes are available for an additional fee. Please contact the office regarding our make-up policy.
Will I receive proof that I completed the class?
A Certificate of Completion is handed to each parent once he or she has completed all classes and the course is paid in full.
Questions? Give us a call at (559) 554-9710.
Can One Heart, Two Homes be offered in offered in other teaching or counseling formats?
One Heart, Two Homes © can be offered in a variety of formats and in a variety of teaching settings. This curriculum is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are seeking one-on-one counseling or a teaching format. It can be offered in small or large group settings. The curriculum can be tailored for half day or full day seminars. The curriculum can meet the needs churches, schools, universities, and counseling centers – any place where families are served. Please call our office for further details or to schedule a seminar. You can register online by clicking on the One Heart, Two Homes link below.
Here are some testimonials from Co-parents who have completed the course.
“I have learned so much from this class that it has opened my eyes to be able to co-parent in the best way possible. I can now show my kids that life can be easy and with love and support from both parents this family we have can be stronger than ever.” Adrianna M.
“I really enjoyed the course. I feel like I leave with a full tool belt of techniques and approaches at being a co-parent. Thank you!!” Isidrio Y.
“Michelle made the class simple and easy to understand. I felt more confident about talking about my personal experiences and I received positive feedback on dealing with certain situations as well as brainstorming ideas with the group. I highly recommend this class to all parents.” Darryl H.
“Very pleasant environment. Lots of room to express feelings and concerns. Felt like a safe space.” Monique B.