Every year, thousands of Quebecers experience the break-up of their families and a growing number are experiencing co-parenting living. Separations, remarriage, forming new partnerships and divorce are impacting the lives of parents and their children on a daily basis. Consequentially for some families, a variety of struggles can occur. The task of re-building lives while maintaining family relations in the midst of change often requires outside intervention and services which are either inadequate or not readily available.
REISA is committed to supporting these families and will be providing monthly information sessions aimed at creating a space to help families navigate the separation process. Meetings will be held at the Leonardo Da Vinci Centre and will be led by Dominic D’Abate of Consensus Mediation Center with the presence of a lawyer. Please consult our calendar of events for the dates of our monthly meetings.
If you are a professional who is interested in this topic, there is an accredited course outlining the legal context of working with families. You can find out more by consulting the Argyle Institue website in the continuing education section: https://argyleinstitute.org/event/the-practice-and-legal-aspects-in-working-with-families-in-transition/