Mini Video Series & Book Topics

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1. Introduction

Goal

To provide an overview of the Kids First Home Study Video Series

Time

7 minutes 29 seconds

2. Children Coping With Parental Breakups

Goal

To review research highlights identifying what helps in hinder children as they cope with parental breakups

Time

12 minutes 46 seconds

3. Common Age-Related Adjustment Problems

Goal

To identify age-related adjustment problems commonly found among children experiencing the breakup of their parents

Time

10 minutes 55 seconds

18. Improving Coping Skills of Children

Goal

To develop resiliency in children by enhancing their coping skills

Time

4 minutes 30 seconds

4. Impact of High Conflict Parents

Goal

To understand how high conflict parents may have a negative impact on the well-being of children. Includes arts and letters from children.

Time

8 minutes

5. Family Transition Plan

Goal

To preview the 15 positive steps that comprise the Family Transition Plan

Time

6 minutes 57 seconds

6. Vision of a Healthy Two-Home Family

Goal

To identify a vision of a healthy two-home family where children will likely adjust and ultimately thrive in their lives

Time

7 minutes 05 seconds

7. Parents Taking Care of Themselves

Goal

To identify how parental well-being is necessary to the well-being of children and to develop a personal plan for self-care

Time

5 minutes 59 seconds

8. Disengaging from Parent Conflict

Goal

To empower parents with strategies to disengage from conflict and engage in healthy co-parenting

Time

13 minutes 15 seconds

9. Seeing Problems Through the Eyes of a Child

Goal

To help parents see the problems of their children as being different from their own

Time

7 minutes 44 seconds

10. Keeping Children Out of the Middle

Goal

To show how interparent conflict actions and reactions may have negative effects on their children and identify how children can be kept out of the middle

Time

8 minutes 15 seconds

11. Managing Safety Issues

Goal

To become aware of community and legal services that are often court-ordered to address safety issues

Time

8 minutes 59 seconds

12. Telling the Children

Goal

To explain to children how their lives will be changing in a child centered and reassuring manner

Time

5 minutes 19 seconds

13. Resetting Parenting Boundaries

Goal

To assess and develop a new set of boundaries that will provide children with two healthy home environments

Time

6 minutes 40 seconds

14. Co-Parenting Communication

Goal

To help parents set aside their personal reactions and effectively share information, make decisions, and solve problems for their children

Time

5 minutes 52 seconds

15. Cautiously Introducing New Partners

Goal

To help parents understand the risks of introducing new partners too soon or too frequently and to introduce new partners with caution

Time

5 minutes 01 seconds

16. Helping Children Express Feelings with Words

Goal

To help children become aware of and express their feelings in healthy ways

Time

6 minutes 03 seconds

17. Conflict-Free Exchanges of the Children

Goal

To exchange the children without exposing them to interparent conflict

Time

5 minutes 48 seconds

18. Improving Coping Skills of Children

Goal

To develop resiliency in children by enhancing their coping skills

Time

4 minutes 30 seconds

19. Using an Authoritative Parenting Style

Goal

To apply effective techniques of authoritative parenting that emphasize clear expectations and sensitive parental supervision

Time

5 minutes 51 seconds

20. Building Healthy Support Systems

Goal

To establish healthy support systems for themselves and their children

Time

3 minutes 05 seconds