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Children and Divorce: Minimizing the Impact

Being a parent can be one of life’s greatest rewards. It also is one of life’s most challenging responsibilities.
Going through and getting beyond a divorce makes the responsibility even more difficult. Making sure your child feels secure, loved, and nurtured during this confusing time is a challenge for many parents. Whether yours is an amicable divorce or a challenging one, how it impacts your children is something you can control.

Roberta Eisen, M.Ed., LPC, NCC, is a master practitioner in coaching, mediation, counseling and consulting services for families. Over the past two decades, her expertise has assisted parents and children through the transitions of divorce and beyond.

Roberta Eisen is an Advanced Practitioner Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She served as the consultant to the American Psychological Association to create and implement the Program for Agreement and Cooperation in Contested Custody Cases for the Family Court of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

The author of the curriculum for the Parenting Education Class for the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Pittsburgh, Roberta also teaches parenting education classes and presents workshops on basic and advanced training in mediation and conflict resolution throughout the country.

For Roberta’s education background and professional expertise, click on Education and Experience.