C.O.P.E. Co-Parent Education

Parents of minor children who have a pending dissolution of marriage or legal separation case must attend an Orientation Program sponsored through the court. C.O.P.E. (Co-Parent Education) is a one-time, two-hour class for parents in dissolution of marriage or legal separation proceedings.

C.O.P.E. topics include:

  • How to reduce the impact of dissolution on children and families.
  • Strategies to protect your child from harmful conflicts.
  • Options for parenting plans.
  • How custody is decided in court.
  • Mediation and its use in resolving family disputes.

Class times vary.

Class Location

Virtual Class, link will be sent in a confirmation e-mail.

Pre-register for class by calling 816-736-8400. We do not provide child-care. If you have any special adaptive needs (vision, hearing, access, etc.) that need accommodation, please notify this office as soon as possible. Click here to pre-register online.

After you have successfully registered, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. Please check both your Spam and Junk folders.