This three-hour webinar will help the therapist to coach parents through the beginning stages of divorce, including how to successfully talk to the child(ren) about divorce and techniques to engage the child(ren) during this time. Then we will transition into the stressful portion of co-parenting and how to do this in a peaceful manner all while maintaining a calm and nurturing relationship with the child(ren). Finally, the therapist will learn tools and techniques to work with the child(ren) throughout the divorce process to examine those big feelings that pop up while Mom and Dad are going through and after the divorce.
- The therapist will learn appropriate techniques to coach parents in talking to their children about divorce.
- The therapist will learn how to help Mom and Dad work together in a calm and peaceful manner with the child(ren)’s best interests at heart.
- The therapist will learn different tools and techniques to engage child(ren) whom are going through the divorce process.
Rebecca Darszewski, LCSW, RPT is in private practice in Hamburg, New York, and specializes in anxiety, divorce, learning disabilities, separation and reunification therapy. Trained in Play Therapy, Rebecca engages her clients with a fun, creative, imaginative and energetic approach. In addition to her private practice, Rebecca is on staff at the University at Buffalo in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Program where she currently teaches Introduction to Case Management, Introduction to Play Therapy, Creative Intervention in Play with Adolescents and Child Mental Health. In addition, Rebecca is actively involved with the Family Judicial System and enjoys providing assistance as well as education for members of the Matrimonial Bar Association in regards to best practices for divorcing families. She has also been trained as a mental health professional by the Collaborative Law Association. Rebecca is currently an active member in the Association for Play Therapy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and being a “boy mom” to 10 and 13 year old sons.