Tacoma parenting class

Parenting Seminar

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The Institute for Children's Advocacy conducts an innovative and informative four-hour Seminar designed to satisfy requirements mandated by Pierce County Superior Court for Family Law actions filed after September 1, 2000, or any Parenting Plan modifications that impact minor children.

The purpose of this Pierce County / Tacoma Parenting Seminar is to help parents/caregivers better understand the impact of family restructuring on children due to separation, dissolution, paternity actions or non-parental custody cases.

The range of subjects addressed during the seminar include:

  • Stress indicators in children
  • The grief and loss process
  • Conflict Management
  • Age appropriate expectations of children
  • Long-term impact of parental conflict on children
  • Effective communications
  • Stress reduction
  • Step-parenting/blended families

Seminar instructors each hold Master's degrees or above and have extensive experience with children and families. Almost without exception, attendees give our seminar the highest rating possible and extend heartfelt thanks for the information received.

Currently most seminars are at the
St. Clair Hospital Resource Center,
4908 112th St. SW, Lakewood, WA (click for directions)

Seminar Fee:

$60.00 per person (sliding scale available).


Payment is made with cash or money order fifteen minutes prior to start time. Secure your place in any one of our seminars: Evenings 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Locations may vary. Please call for details. 253-228-2100

Pierce County / Tacoma parenting classes for parenting plan modifications, Pierce County Superior Court Family Law requirements in Washington State

2017 Seminar Dates
Evening               Saturday
Dec 4, 18*               9, 23

2018 Seminar Dates
Evening               Saturday
January  8, 22               13
February 5, 20              10
March 5, 20                  10
April 2, 17, 30              14
May 7, 22                    12
June 4, 19                      9
July 2, 17, 30               14
August 13, 27              11
September 10, 24          8
October 8, 22              13
November 5, 20          10
December 3, 18            8

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