University of Minnesota Extension Beltrami County
Educaon for Families in Transion
This course meets the requirements of Minnesota legislaon, which became eecve in January, 1997, and
updated July 2004, that mandates all parents of minor children going through a divorce, with contested custody
or parenng me issues, to complete a minimum of an 8-hour divorce educaon program. The class is required
to start within 30 days aer the rst ling with the court is served or as soon as classes are available. Upon
compleon, parcipants receive a cercate recognized by the court as compliance with orders to parcipate.
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shall have equal access to its programs, facilies, and employment without regard
To race, color, creed, religion, naonal origin, sex, age, marital status, disability,
public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientaon.
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P a re n t s F o re ve r
Cl a s s es
Parents who are experiencing a family
transition of separation/divorce.
Parents filing for divorce in Beltrami County are Court
mandated to complete 2 sessions of the Parents Forever
Class prior to divorce finalization.
Parents who are considering
separation/divorce and would like to learn
more about the impacts that can effect their
Parents who are already divorced and are
experiencing challenges co-parenting.
Parents who have never been married and do
not live together, but are having challenges
Professionals working with families in
for 2 classes
You must attend both days to receive your
Certificate of Completion. If you miss a
class it must be made up in the next ses-
sion. If you do not complete the classes in
a calendar year, you must retake all ses-
sions the following year and pay for them
Please complete the opposite side of this form.
Check or Money Order (no cash)
Please mail in payment to Beltrami County Exten-
sion 7223 Fairgrounds Road NW, Bemidji, MN
In Forma Pauperis (IFP)
If there was an order of In Forma Pauperis in the
divorce, the fee for the class will be waived. A copy
of the IFP must be provided to the Extension
Office before the start of the class. For info:
Call Beltrami County Court 218-333-4124
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Check with your employer to find out if they have
an EAP benefit. It may cover the cost of the class.
The paperwork must be obtained before the start
of the class.
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is a research-based educaonal program designed to
help parents through the process of making informed,
child-supporve decisions during separaon and
divorce, resulng in healthy children and posive
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