Parenting After Separation - High Conflict

Parenting After Separation - High Conflict

Alberta Justice

Location: The Family Centre 9912 106 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 1C5


Course Length

Saturday 9 am - 12 pm

Parenting After Separation - High Conflict (PASHC) is a 3-hour workshop available to all parents who have already completed the Parenting After Separation workshop and are experiencing more intense, long-lasting conflict during their separation.

What will you learn?

  • The effect of high conflict on children
  • The benefits of reducing conflict
  • The kind of conflicts that cause toxic stress for children
  • The importance of managing emotions
  • The importance of disengaging
  • Setting personal boundaries
  • Creating a parallel parenting plan

When and where is it offered?

  • Parenting After Separation High Conflict is offered at our offices at 9912 – 106 Street
  • You can either take the class Saturday 9 AM – 12 PM or Thursday 6.30 – 9.30 PM

How much does it cost?

PASHC is a free course. It is funded by the Government of Alberta.

How do I register?

You can register on our website or by calling us at 780.413.9805.

What if I need to cancel or reschedule the course?

You can cancel or reschedule your registration on our website, by sending an email to pas.focis@the-family-centre.com or by calling 780.413.9805.

Can I attend PASHC with my ex-partner?

No. To ensure the safety and comfort of all participants, separating or divorcing parents are not permitted to attend the same session. There are no exceptions. Ex-partners must register in different sessions (you will be asked for your partner’s name when registering).

Do I need to bring anything to the course?

You will receive a participant manual when you arrive. Please bring a pen. 

Can I bring my children?

No, children are not allowed at the course, and we do not offer childcare.

Can I bring a support person?

Yes, but the support person must also register for the course.

Can I take the course online instead of coming in person?

No. PASHC is not offered as an online course.

What do I get after I complete the course?

When you have attended the entire three-hour course, you will receive a certificate of completion by email.

How do I replace a lost certificate?

Certificates are sent by email. If you have misplaced it, please email us at pas.focis@the-family-centre.com for a new certificate.

What’s the difference between Parenting After Separation, Parenting After Separation for Families in High Conflict, and Focus on Communication in Separation?

Parenting After Separation is for all parents going through a divorce or separation.

Parenting After Separation High Conflict is a course available to all parents who have already completed the Parenting After Separation course and are experiencing more intense, long-lasting conflict during their separation.

In the Focus on Communication in Separation workshop, you will learn how to communicate effectively while parenting apart.