Parenting Education Classes

Parenting Education Classes

The Parenting Education Classes provide information and practical tips to help parents with the impact of divorce or separation on children, and provides information about mediation, parenting plans, and the legal process.

The Parenting Education Providers are those approved by the Supreme Court Office of Dispute Resolution, on behalf of the State Court Administrator, to educate parties about the impact of separation and divorce on children.

These courses include information on the developmental stages of children, adjustment of a child to a parental separation, the litigation and court process, alternative dispute resolution, conflict management, stress reduction, guidelines for parenting time, provisions for safety and transition plans, and information about parents and children affected by abuse and unresolved parental conflict.

BASIC PARENTING EDUCATION: Each parent is required, under the Parenting Act, to attend a basic level parenting education course. Basic Level courses are offered for parents to either attend in-person (identified below as “Basic”) or take through an online computer-based course.(identified below as “Online”).

SECOND (2ND) LEVEL PARENTING EDUCATION: A court may also order some parents to attend a second (2nd) level parenting education course (identified below as “2nd”). Second level parenting education courses are only provided by Nebraska educators, and in-person attendance is required. ODR has not approved online 2nd level courses.

Please note that each of the providers/agencies charge their own fees and fees may vary. Some of the providers offer both a first (basic) level parenting course and a second-level parenting course and it is the parent’s responsibility to determine which class is needed/court ordered.

If you have questions regarding any of these classes, contact the individual Agency/Organization through their website or email link.

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In-State
In-State
Agency / Organization Class Type Language Address Phone Email Approved Educator(s)
C.O.P.E. 2nd, Basic, Online English, Spanish
1028 Bruin Boulevard
Suite 450
Bellevue, 68005
(402) 880-5812 Email Marcia Gorham
Beth Benjamin-Alvarado
Douglas County District Court Conciliation and Mediation Services 2nd, Basic English
1701 Farnam Street
Omaha, 68183
(402) 444-7169 Email David Hubbard
Rosa Rosas Soto
Arturo Miranda
Lillian Miranda
Imagine Counseling Services Basic English
11319 P Street
Omaha, 68137
(402) 934-8976 Email Elizabeth Boyer
Kimberly Brown
Mediation West Basic English, Spanish
P.O. Box 427
Scottsbluff, 68936
(308) 635-2002
(800) 967-2115
Email Mark Anderson
Sarah Bartlett
Susan Martinez
Heather Gill
Samantha Gilkerson
Kathy Gabrielle-Madelung
Central Mediation Center - North Platte 2nd, Basic, Online English, Spanish
412 W. 48th Street Suite 22
P.O. Box 838
Kearney, NE 68848
(308) 237-4692
(800) 203-3452
Email Anne Buettner
Paty Reyes-Covalt
Nebraska Crianza Compartida para el Éxito de los Hijos (Clases de Divorcio/Separacíon) – Español Universidad de Nebraska - Extension Online Spanish
En todo el estado
(Statewide)
Lincoln, NE 68528
855-308-8037 Email Linda Reddish
Southeast Community College 2nd, Basic, Online English
301 South 68th Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 437-2712 Email Dr. Rose Suggett
Nicole Trevena Flores
Kristal Flaming
Lauren Bush
Co-Parenting for Successful Kids Online (Parenting Education) Course, Nebraska Extension Basic, Online English, Spanish
501 Olson Drive, Suite 5
Papillion, NE 68046
855-308-8037 Email Linda Reddish
Gail Brand
Jeanette Friesen
Deb Iwan
Lisa Poppe
Hallie Sherry
Lynn DeVries
Ruth Vanderohe
Concord Mediation Center 2nd, Basic English, Spanish
1223 Golden Gate Drive
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 345-2252 Email Christine Lustgarten
John Fairlie
Cindy Tierney
Nebraska Extension - University of Nebraska (Douglas County) Basic, Online English, Spanish
501 Olson Drive, Suite 5
Papillion, NE 68406
(402) 444-4237 Email Linda Reddish
Gail Brand
Deb Iwan
Jeanette Friesen
Nebraska Extension - University of Nebraska (Sarpy County) Basic, Online English, Spanish
501 Olson Drive, Suite 5
Papillion, NE 68406
(402) 444-4237 Email Gail Brand
Linda Reddish
Deb Iwan
Jeanette Friesen
Shaul Mediation and Family Services 2nd, Basic, Online English, Spanish
120 North Washington Street
Papillion, NE 68046
531-301-7595 Email James Shaul
Beth Benjamin-Alvarado
The Resolution Center - Beatrice Basic English
120 South 5th Street
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310
(402) 223-6061
(800) 837-7826
Email Kelly Riley
Mary Ann Partin
Sharon Schmidt
The Resolution Center - Nebraska City Basic English
120 South 5th Street
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310
(402) 223-6061
(800) 837-7826
Email Kelly Riley
Mary Ann Partin
Sharon Schmidt
The Resolution Center - Tecumseh Basic English
120 South 5th Street
Beatrice, Nebraska 68310
(402) 223-6061
(800) 837-7826
Email Kelly Riley
Mary Ann Partin
Sharon Schmidt
Family Resources of Greater Nebraska Basic English
255 South 10th Avenue
Suite 101
Broken Bow, Nebraska 68822
(308) 872-6160 Email Jessica McCaslin
Family Resources of Greater Nebraska Basic English
3532 West Capital Avenue
Grand Island, Nebraska 68803
308-381-7487
308-219-0854
Email, Email Carrie Sheldon
Wholeness Healing Center Basic, 2nd English
2608 Old Fair Road
Grand Island, Nebraska 68803
(308) 382-5297 Email Michele Taylor
Jody Johnson
Center for Psychological Services Basic English
4111 4th Avenue Suite #32
Kearney, Nebraska 68845
(308) 234-6029 Email Jesica Vickers
Kathy White
John Dutton
Kelsey Borden
Central Mediation Center - Grand Island Basic, Online, 2nd English, Spanish
412 W. 48th Street Suite 22
P.O. Box 838
Kearney, Nebraska 68848
(308) 237-4692
(800) 203-3452
Email Anne Buettner
Paty Reyes-Covalt
Central Mediation Center - Kearney Basic, Online, 2nd English, Spanish
412 W. 48th Street Suite 22
P.O. Box 838
Kearney, Nebraska 68848
(308) 237-4692
(800) 203-3452
Email Anne Buettner
Paty Reyes-Covalt
El Centro de las Americas Basic English, Spanish
210 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68502
(402) 904-2235 Email Maria Elena Villasante
The Mediation Center Basic, 2nd English
610 "J" Street
Suite 100
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
(402) 441-5740 Email, Email David Hubbard
Casey Karges
Clar Nelson
Cornerstone Counseling Basic English
108 East 2nd Street
North Platte, Nebraska 69101
(308) 534-9271 Email Nan Hynes
Above It All Mediation & Nebraska Parenting Classes (David Christopher Holcomb) Basic, 2nd English
15348 Orchard Avenue
Omaha, Nebraska 68137
(402) 905-1366 Email David Christopher Holcomb
Capstone Behavioral Health P.C. Basic English
1941 South 42nd Street Suite 328
Omaha, Nebraska 68105
(402) 614-8444 Email Mary Garcia
Concord Mediation Center Basic, 2nd English, Spanish
4225 North 90th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68134
(402) 345-1131 Email Christine Lustgarten
Cindy Tierney
John Fairlie
Miranda Consulting Basic, Online, 2nd English, Spanish
P.O. Box 3612
Omaha, Nebraska 68103
(402) 812-4915
(402) 630-6201
Email Arturo Miranda
Lillian Miranda
Rosa Soto
Out-of-State
Out-of-State
Agency / Organization Class Type Language Address Phone Email Approved Educator(s)
Center for Divorce Education Online English, Spanish
92 Van Ness Avenue
Ashland, 97520
(740) 594-2526 Email Donald Gordon
Put Your Kids First Online English, Spanish
3275 Live Oak Road
Cuero, 77954
361-275-8057
888-474-5437
Email Sherry Chambliss
Putting Kids First Online English, Spanish
P.O. Box 1265
Mt. Pleasant, 75456
(903) 575-9241
888-777-2298
Email Sherry Chambliss
Online Parenting Programs Online English, Spanish
P.O. Box 3804
Paso Robles, CA 93447
(866) 504-2883 Email Dr. Judith Myers-Walls
AJ Novick Group Online English, Spanish
333 Third Street
Suite 4
Laguna Beach, California 92651
(949) 715-2694 Email Dr. Ari Novick
Parenting and Divorce Class.com Online English, Spanish
4995 49th Street N
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
(727) 827-7890 Email Ronda Miller
Parenting Choice Inc. Online English, Spanish
13106 SW 91 Court
Miami, Florida 33176
(305) 989-8118 Email Robyn Soldevilla
eLearning Systems (Course for Parents) Online English
821 Herndon Avenue
#140601
Orlando, Florida 32803
(407) 906-6254 Email Shera Aldridge
Positive Parenting Through Divorce Online English, Spanish
8551 Sunrise Boulevard
#206
Plantation, Florida 33322
(866) 778-3349 Email Paul Maione
Two Families Now Online English, Spanish
258 East 10th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401
877-343-4747 Email Laura Backen-Jones