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RECOMMENDED READINGS

The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart, Constance Ahrons, Ph.D., Harper Perennial/Harper Collins 1995

A Guide to Divorce Mediation, Gary J. Friedman, J.D.

How to Survive the Loss of a Love, Melba Colgrove, et al., Prelude Press, 1991

Between Love & Hate: A Guide to Civilized Divorce, L. Gold, Plenum Press, 1992

Positive Discipline for Single Parents: A Practical Guide to Raising Children Who Are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful, Jane Nelson, Cheryl Erwin, and Carol Delzer, Prima, 1993

What Should We Tell The Children, Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D., AAML

Mom’s House, Dad’s House-Making Two Homes For Your Child, Isolina Ricci, Ph.D. Simon & Schuster, 1997

Divorce Handbook for California: How to Dissolve Your Marriage Without Disaster, James W. Stewart, Impact Publishing, 1999

Collaborative Law Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce Without Litigation, Pauline H. Tesler, National Book Network, 2001

The Smart Divorce, Deborah Moskovitch, Chicago Review Press, 2007

Co-Parenting 101, Helping Your Kids Thrive In two Households After Divorce, Deesha Philyaw and Michael D. Thomas, New Harbinger Publications, 2013

 

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families, Laurence Brown and Marc Tolon Brown, Marc Brown, 1986

My Parents Are Getting Divorced: How to Keep it Together When Mom and Dad are Splitting Up, Florence Cadier, Melissa Daly, and Claire Gandini, Sunscreen, 2004

It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book For Parents & Young Children During Divorce, Book Peddlers, 1998

Two Homes, Claire Masurel, Candlewick Press, 2003

Divorced But Still My Parents, Shirly Thomas, Springboard Publications, 1998

 

LEARN MORE

LINKS:

CAMP: Collaborative Arbitration Mediation Professionals of Santa Cruz Co.: http://www.camp-professionals.com

IAACP-International Academy of Collaborative Professionals: http://www.collaborativepractice.com/

Collaborative Practice California: http://www.cpcal.com/

LOCAL COURTS AND AGENCIES:

Superior Court of California, Santa Cruz:  http://www.santacruzcourt.org/

California Department of Child Support Services:  http://www.childsup.ca.gov/

Family Law Facilitator: Santa Cruz County Superior Court: (831) 786-7200 (option 4)