At Yardley Associates, we understand that parents face unique challenges during times of major family change. By teaching the Parent Education Program, we strive to offer relevant information about helping children through their parents' separation or divorce, while minimizing additional stress. With the primary goal of supporting the children, our PEP classes and website provide a broad range of practical resources to guide parents on their chosen path forward.
We are both graduate-level social workers with over 50 years of combined experience working closely with children and their families in a variety of settings, including local community services, school systems, residential/group home facilities, child/adolescent inpatient mental health services, and outpatient counseling. Having personally facilitated the Parent Education Program together for over twenty-five years, we provide exceptional educational services using a dynamic, multimedia approach. We also offer in-person and virtual trainings for parents and professionals on a multitude of topics including Grief and Loss, The Economy of Engagement, Teens and Technology, Child and Adolescent Development, Relational Aggression, and Positive Psychology.
NOW OFFERING CLASSES ONLINE
In order to meet the needs of separating and divorcing parents,
Yardley Associates, LLP received an amended contract from the
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch Court Support Services Division
to offer Online PEP classes. In-person groups have been
suspended indefinitely by the Judicial Branch as we all take
precautions to curtail the spread of COVID-19 virus.
Our curriculum is continually evolving to include current information and up-to-date, evidence-based research in the field. Most importantly, our curriculum is vastly enriched by the many experiences and stories shared by parents in our classes over the last twenty-five years.
Participants are encouraged to use Yardley Associates, LLP as a resource whenever needed. Parents can call with questions, inquire about clarifications, and/or request information about referral services. Parents are also welcome to attend (at no charge) another class cycle at any time for a “refresher.”
Working for so many years in the Greater Hartford area, we are aware of a strong network of resources.
We offer contact information for numerous supportive services, including counseling and Alternative Dispute Resolution services, as well as links to online resources.
This public website is intended to provide general information about issues related to parental separation and divorce. None of the information contained in this website can replace well-informed knowledge of your own child and family, nor can it replace the professional opinion of an informed mental health professional, mediator and/or lawyer. In addition, our resource links are provided for general information without implying endorsement or recommendation.