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Children First Program


Children First Program

Co-Parenting Class



Children First is a 4-hour co-parenting education program designed to promote positive and healthy communication for families experiencing the challenges of transition through separation and/or divorce.  The program assists parents in understanding  the importance of an active, involved, and positive relationship with their children by minimizing parental conflict.

Parents will learn:

– How divorce or separation and continued conflict impact children.

– How to talk with children about the situation.

– How to manage conflict and emotions constructively.

– How to take care of children during the changes in the family.

– How to develop a positive co-parenting relationship.

The group takes place in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere.


  1. Prevention Services Office , 3786 George Washington Mem. Hwy., Hayes, Thursday, August 3, 2017 – 8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
  2. Gloucester Counseling Center, 9228 George Washington Mem. Hwy., Gloucester, Thursday, September 7, 2017– 4:00-8:00 P.M.
  3. Warsaw Counseling Center, 414 Main Street, Warsaw, Thursday, October 5, 2017 – 4:00-8:00 P.M.
  4. Prevention Services Office, 3786 George Washington Mem. Hwy., Hayes, Thursday, November 2, 2017 – 8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
  5. Prevention Services Office, 3786 George Washington Mem. Hwy., Hayes, Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.


$50.00 per person.  Payment must be received seven days prior the schedule class. No exceptions.

Method of Payment:  Cash payment to be made in person at the Prevention Services office:  3786 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA 23072, or a Money Order payable to MPNN CSB can be mailed to:  PO Box 452, Hayes, VA  23072. Personal checks will not be accepted.


For further information about this program and to pre-register, please call us at 804-642-5402, toll free at 1-888-PREV-550,or email us at:

Pre-Registration by phone is required.  On-Site registrations will not be accepted.


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