Course Description

This parenting course is a four-(4) hour course intended for divorcing parents with children or those with a paternity case. This course is a Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) approved Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course.  You work at your own pace. The course is designed to educate, train, and assist divorcing parents in regards to the impact of divorce or separation on parents and children as required by Florida Stature Chapter 61.21, F.S. The content of this course is based on a review of research findings related to post-divorce adjustment, co-parenting and the effects of divorce on children.

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Please note that the online course is not accepted in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and other counties in Florida. Verify that your county accepts the online course before enrolling.


Maggie Dulcio

Hi! I'm Maggie Dulcio and I live in Florida.  I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Certified Addiction Professional, a Parenting Coordinator and a Family Mediator among other things:-).I've been practicing in the field of Counseling for close to 20 years.  I work with families, couples and children.  I'm the owner and founder of Oasis Counseling, LLC.  At Oasis Counseling, we provide individual, family, couples and group therapy to adults and children.I enjoy teaching others how to live a healthy lifestyle and how to achieve some balance in their life.  I also work with families teaching parenting and co-parenting skills.  I have been teaching a live parenting course and have decided to bring that course to the online community.  The parenting course is DCF approved and once participants pass the end of course exam with a 70% or better, they will get their certificate of completion.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

    • Objectives

    • Definitions

    • Disclaimers

    • Overview

    • Please take this poll

  • 2

    Divorce and Shared Parenting

    • Divorce Experienced as a loss

    • Your thoughts...the stats

    • Vignette

    • Your thoughts...the vignette

    • Shared Parenting

    • Developmental Stages

    • Your thoughts...developmental stages

    • Divorce through the Eyes of the Children

    • Your thoughts...divorce and children

    • Parenting Styles

    • Parenting Style Quiz

    • Your thoughts...parenting styles

  • 3


    • Coping Styles

    • Communication with Children

    • Communicating with the other Parent

  • 4


    • Domestic Violence

    • Power and Control Wheel

    • Child Abuse

    • Your thoughts...abuse

  • 5

    Family Law

    • Florida's Family Law

    • Parenting Plan Form

    • Your thoughts...parenting plan

  • 6


    • Community Resources

    • References

  • 7

    End of Course

    • Parenting closing

    • End of Course Exam (True or False)

    • Course Survey

  • $150.00

    $150.00Relationship Bundle

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  • $75.00

    $75.00Family Mediation 101

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  • $65.00

    $65.00Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills

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