Indianapolis Batesville Seminars are held at: Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. 4701 N. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46205 (Just north of the intersection of 46th St. & Keystone Ave. (Enter through the door facing Keystone.) Be prepared to pass through a metal detector. Seminars are held at: Margaret Mary Community Hospital 321 Mitchell Avenue Batesville, IN 47006 (Use first canopied entrance marked “Auditorium.”) Bloomington Children Cope With Divorce Shelbyville Seminars are held at: Shelby County Courthouse Annex 25 West Polk Street Room 208A Shelbyville, IN 46176 (Enter at rear of building) Seminars are held at: Justice Building 301 N. College Ave. Bloomington, IN 47402 (Enter through the door facing 7th Street) Nashville Noblesville Seminars are held at: Brown County Courthouse Main & VanBuren Streets downtown Nashville, IN 47448 (Second floor courtroom) Seminars are held at: Hamilton County Government & Judicial Center 1 Hamilton Square Noblesville, IN 46060 (Across the street from the old courthouse in the third floor jury assembly room.) Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. Visiting Nurse Service Foundation, Inc. As required by the court in which your petition has been filed Rev. 01_08 Divorce is stressful not only for parents but also for the children. Children Cope with Divorce is a program of Visiting Nurse Service, Inc., a United Way agency. This four-hour educational program for divorcing parents emphasizes the needs of the children. The seminars are instructed by highly qualified professionals and these sessions are mandated by the local courts. Each parent should schedule his or her class within thirty days of filing for divorce. Upon completion of the seminar, participants will receive a certificate and their attendance will be reported to the courts. Topics covered include: • How families experience divorce • Typical reactions of children • Developmental needs of children • Pitfalls to avoid Children Cope with Divorce Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. 4701 N. Keystone Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46205 Phone: (317) 722-8201 (voice mail available 24 hours a day) Instructions for attending class: It is suggested that all parents, prior to attending the seminar, go to the website, www.UpToParents. org, and complete the “homework” and bring a copy of the printout to their seminar. The website is an opportunity provided at absolutely no charge for parents to focus on their child’s need for respect, predictability, and (if possible) cooperation between their parents. It is additionally suggested that you review the website www.sharekids.com, which provides scheduling and communication tools to parents. The fee for Children Cope with Divorce is $50 per person and is payable when you attend the class. In certain circumstances, fees may be reduced for qualifying persons. Application for fee reduction must be completed and approved in advance through the Children Cope with Divorce office. All sessions begin on time. No one will be allowed in late! A $5 fee will be charged for each missed appointment which is not cancelled or rescheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 1-877-840-COPE (2673) (Tuesday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM) www.vnsi.org Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. Visiting Nurse Service Foundation, Inc. Direct registration calls to: Registrar Children Cope with Divorce (Tuesday-Friday 9 AM to 5 PM) (317) 722-8201 or 1-877-840-COPE (2673) When you call to register, please have the following information available: • Cause number (This can be found on your petition for dissolution papers from the court or can be obtained from your attorney) • Legal Name • Address • Home and Work Phone Numbers • County Where Divorce is Filed • Spouse’s Name • Whether you would prefer NOT to attend the same seminar as your spouse Do not bring children to the class! The class is for parents only. Child care will not be available.
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