Separation and Divorce: What About My Children?

When parents part, there are short and longer term consequences for children. Participants discuss how children react when parents decide to live apart and strategies for responding to their issues and questions. Topics include:

  • The influence of age and developmental stage
  • Role of attachment and bonding
  • Understanding loss from the child’s perspective
  • Strategies for meeting children’s needs

Facilitator: Family Service Toronto, Families in Transition staff member