Mondays, March 15 and 22 from 6 – 8 p.m.

 Toms River, NJ— The Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention, an affiliate of Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Network, is offering a two-day training program for parents going through a separation or divorce called Children in the Middle on Mondays, March 15 and March 22 from 6 to 8 pm at Community Medical Center in Auditorium A, located at 99 Route 37 West in Toms River.  The two-day session costs $35 per person.

Children in the Middle is the only designated divorce education program and has been nationally endorsed by judges, lawyers, mediators, psychologists and teachers.  Developed in 1992 by a clinical child psychologist/family therapist and a professor of psychology, the program was designed to benefit parents with children 3 to 15 years of age who are going through a divorce or separation. 

The program is designed for parents who are currently going through a divorce or separation and would like to learn effective strategies for parenting their children during this difficult time.  Through this program, parents will learn to think about the situations where conflict usually occurs and better navigate their options; use more effective methods to reduce their emotional reactions to situations and maintain control; and increase their effectiveness with and sensitivity to their children’s needs. 

For further information about the Children in the Middle program or to register, please call Michelle Buldo, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention at (732) 886-4757 or register online at   Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

About Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention 

The mission of the Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention is to reduce the factors that place individuals, families and communities at risk and to promote healthy lifestyles.          

A leader in the delivery and development of specialized prevention and proactive programming, the Institute promotes professional and personal development through a variety of individualized programs designed to meet the needs of all segments of society.  For more information about the Institute's programs, please visit the website at or call 732-914-3815.


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