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PARENTING THROUGH DIVORCE & BEYOND


PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION

The class size is capped at 20 students per session. This is a first come first serve basis.  You may not register without paying and we will not hold slots. Walk-in students will not be allowed to attend the course.


Please be aware that classes may be cancelled if minimum enrollment of 15 students per class session is NOT met.  You will be notified at least one day in advance of cancellation and given a full refund or opportunity to transfer to a future class.Presented by Olympic College

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION                                                                                                           

This four hour seminar will focus on children’s needs during their parent’s separation, custody issues and/or divorce. Parents will learn about the developmental stages of children, communication skills, the impact of divorce on children and positive parenting skills.

This seminar is approved by the Kitsap County Superior Court and intended for parents involved in divorce, legal separation, or paternity actions. Upon completion, you will be given a Certificate of Completion to be filed with the Court. Please visit the Kitsap County Superior Court website to learn more about this court requirement at http://www.kitsapgov.com/clerk/FamilyLaw/classes.htm


SCHEDULE                                                                                                                              

All classes are held at Olympic College on the Bremerton Campus from 5:00-9:00 in the Humanities and Student Services Building (HSS) room 218.  

September 17th, 2014 (Course# CEPAR 050; Item# 0930) - FULL

October 15th, 2014     (Course# CEPAR 050; Item# 0931)

November 12th, 2014  (Course# CEPAR 050; Item# 0932)

December 10th, 2014  (Course# CEPAR 050; Item# 0933)


REGISTRATION & PAYMENT                                                                                              

Pre-registration and payment is required to reserve a seat for the seminar. The seminars are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Children CANNOT attend the seminar, no childcare is provided.
*Please be sure to inform us if there are any disputes, restraining orders or any other issues that you may have with the other party named in your case.


IF PAYING FULL PRICE ($70.00),  
you may register by phone (360.394.2725) with a credit/debit card.  Or you may go directly to the Olympic College Registration Office in person, located on the first floor of the New Humanities Building. You must complete an Olympic College Registration form and pay at this time.  Be sure to note the Course and Item number of the class date you wish to register for.


IF RECEIVING A REDUCED FEE WAIVER (under $70),
you must get approval from Parent Education Staff. In order to receive a reduced class fee you must provide verification of income before registering for the class. Please download the following form Preregistrationform.pdf or contact the ECE Department at 360-475-7359 to see if you qualify. Fill out completely, and fax with income verification documents (listed above) to (360) 475-7381, Attn: ECE Dept.  Please see the fee scale below.

Once verified, you will need to take your signed and approved  “Pre-registration” form (downloaded from the paragraph above) to the Registration office, (in person) on the first floor of the New Humanities Building. You must fill out an Olympic College registration form and pay at this time. 
Be sure to note the Course and Item number of the class date you wish to register for.

*Please be sure to inform us if there are any disputes, restraining orders or any other issues that you may have with the other party named in your case.

NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED. Payment by cash, money order, debit or credit only.

Total Gross Monthly Income Fee:
$2500 and above $70
$1500-$2499 $60*
$830-$1499 $35*
$829 and below $20**

Fee Waiver by Court

$0***

  *Requires verification of income (most recent pay stub or unemployment pay stub).
 **Requires proof of Disability Benefits or Public Assistance (DSHS, TANF, or SSDI statement).
***Requires an order from the Superior Court to waive the fee. (Visit the Courthouse to apply for waiver)


SECURITY                                                                                                                             

The security of all seminar participants is of great importance to Olympic College. Therefore, you will not be admitted to the seminar if you are carrying a weapon (per RCW 9.41.300) or if you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. You will be asked to leave if you exhibit behavior that is disruptive or threatening to the participants and/or the facilitators.

ADA STATEMENT                                                                                                                 

Any student who feels that they need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the office of ACCESS Services in the Humanities Building, Room 114, or call 360-475-7540, before the day of class.


CONTACT US                                                                                                                        

You are also welcome to bring your income documents to us in person for verification. Please contact us at the phone number or email address listed below to set up a convenient appointment time. We are located in the Sophia Bremer Child Development Building, see Olympic College map at www.olympic.edu for directions.


For more information or questions, please contact:

Vickie MacKenzie, Parent Ed./STARS Coordinator
Phone: (360)475-7625
Email: vmackenzie@olympic.edu

OR

Kara Sexton, ECE Program Assistant
Phone: (360) 475-7359
Email: ksexton@olympic.edu

                                                                                                                Updated 8/20/2014