Library and Resources
COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE MATERIALS
The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) is the driving force behind the global growth of cost-efficient, out-of-court, conflict resolution. Learn more about Collaborative Divorce and the benefits to you, your children, and your family.
The Academy of Professional Family Mediators is an excellent resource for articles to learn how mediation may benefit you and your family.
Arizona has compiled an excellent guide regarding parenting time recommendations for parents. The booklet offers several comprehensive suggestions for parenting time for each parent based on the child’s age and offers a number of questions and considerations for the parents. The guide reminds parents that parenting time is based on the child’s needs and situation, not the parents. The guide is not limited to Arizona and could be used in any state, including Oregon.
IMPACT OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN
“In this video, I explain what children want from their parents in their divorce.”
Divorce can have a significant impact on children at all levels, as explained by this excellent article by Natalie Maximets, The Long Term Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children at Mediate.com. The article talks about some of the impacts and possible ways to minimize the impacts.
MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS
Families need a great deal of support while going through emotionally difficult or traumatic events, such as divorce or separation. Portland Public Schools publishes a list of mental health providers in the Portland metro area.Clarity Law LLC recognizes the benefits of obtaining mental health support, but does not specifically endorse any of the listed agencies. Each organization has their own independent mission and vision. Insurance companies have care coordinators that can assist in determining best resource fit. If a child does not have health insurance their school nurse can help get them connected to insurance no matter their citizenship status.