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EDUCATION OFFERINGS – DADS and MOMS University
The programs provided below are offered and may be scheduled through DADS and Moms University.


DADS of Michigan and MOMS of Michigan is sponsoring several programs to help families navigate through family court, parent children, maintain peace and avoid conflict, and stay connected with their children.   The DADS and MOMS University of responsible education is for teenage, divorced, unmarried parents, grandparents, step parents, and children of divorce or separation.  This educational curriculum employs several unique features designed to either directly or indirectly benefit nearly 2 million men, women, grandparents and step parents, and just under one-half million children each year in Michigan.

EDUCATION OFFERINGS
The programs provided at this link are offered and may be scheduled through DADS and Moms University.

Parenting Plans and Visitation: This program provides an understanding of the Custody and Visitation Guidelines and the effect on a parenting time arrangement.

Major Topics: Custody and Visitation Guidelines, types of parenting arrangements, developing a parenting plan (parenting time arrangement), negotiating the plan, modification, and enforcement.

Objectives: (1) Develop a basic understanding of the Michigan Custody and Visitation Guidelines. (2) Provide an overview of the various parenting arrangements. (3) understand how to prepare a parenting plan. (4) How to negotiate a parenting time arrangement using self, mediation, legal counsel, courts. (5) Determine to conditions and mechanics for changing a parenting time arrangement. (6) How to enforce a parenting time arrangement.

Duration: 1 Day, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Cost: $40.00

 

FAMILY COURT PROGRAMS
These programs provide education and training on navigating and becoming effective in family court, Friend of the Court, and mediation sessions.

Family Court Basics: This program provides a basic overview of family court procedures, processes and tools.

  • Major Topics: How to find a lawyer, conduct in the court, parenting plan, child support calculator
  • Objectives: (1) Develop a basic understanding of the procedure and tools
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost:
  • Dates: TBD

Child Support Soup to Nuts: This program will help you understand the foundation for establishing child support basic overview of family court procedures, processes and tools.

  • Major Topics: Child support fundamentals, calculating child support, change of circumstances, consequences of non-payment.
  • Objectives: (1) Develop a basic understanding of the rules and guidelines for child support. (2) Determine how to calculate child support. (3) Determine the circumstances to modify a child support order. (4) Develop a basic understanding of the laws governing child support administration.
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost:
  • Dates: TBD

Parenting Plans and Visitation: This program provides an understanding of the Custody and Visitation Guidelines and the effect on a parenting time arrangement.

  • Major Topics: Custody and Visitation Guidelines, types of parenting arrangements, developing a parenting plan (parenting time arrangement), negotiating the plan, modification, and enforcement.
  • Objectives: (1) Develop a basic understanding of the Michigan Custody and Visitation Guidelines. (2) Provide an overview of the various parenting arrangements. (3) understand how to prepare a parenting plan. (4) How to negotiate a parenting time arrangement using self, mediation, legal counsel, courts. (5) Determine to conditions and mechanics for changing a parenting time arrangement. (6) How to enforce a parenting time arrangement.
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost:
  • Dates: TBD

 

MARRIAGE PROGRAMS
These programs provide education and information to prepare for marriage, strengthen, invigorate, and repair this union.

 

TEENAGE AND YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS
These programs provide education and information on teenage and young adult relationships, parenting, and personal development.

 

UNWED PARENT PROGRAMS
These programs provide education, information, and training for unwed parents. There are personal and legal affects that are unique in unwed parent situations; i.e; co-habitation, separation, health care, parenting.

 

DIVORCE PROGRAMS
These programs provide education, information, tools, tips and training for parents anticipating divorce or experiencing post divorce problems and issues.

 

PARENTING PROGRAMS
These programs provide education, information, and training to boost your parenting skills, especially when time and finances are stretched.

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
These programs are designed for children to help them cope with separation and divorce, and to increase their esteem.


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