Professional development resources
The fields of parent education and family social science are rapidly changing. It’s important that Parents Forever™ facilitators and other professionals working in these fields stay connected to the research and advancements in the field, and learn how to apply it to their work.
The resources found below can help you get started.
Get a summary of the curriculum, professional development, and research happenings for the Parents Forever™ program.
Free webinars for professionals
Games divorcing parents play webinar — Learn about games divorcing parents play. Free, recorded 30-minute webinar for parents and professionals; certificate available upon completion.
Other resources for professionals
Understanding the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act (PDF) — MN Statute 518E: This resource provides an overview of the new chapter of the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act, including information regarding custodial rights and responsibilities.
Measurement of boundary ambiguity in families (PDF) — This online publication reviews the research on boundary ambiguity and provides tools to use for measuring the boundary ambiguity.
Families with teens professional resources — Resources to help school personnel, counselors, social workers, faith-based staff, parent educators, public health staff, and others work with teens and their families.
Growing up resilient webinar — Discusses what resilience is and how we can build resilience in children.
Family development online courses — Complete list of online offerings from the Extension Center for Family Development, offered to families and family-serving professionals on a variety of topics.