Claudia Arthrell: Passion for training the next generation

Claudia Arthrell is the Senior Program Director of Professional Services at Family & Children’s Services where she has worked since 1979. During this time, Claudia has served as a therapist, supervisor, program developer, and local and national trainer. Claudia has been instrumental in the growth and development of the Helping Children Cope with Divorce Program,…

Bob and Sara: Making Divorce Work

Bob and Sara’s marriage didn’t work. But their divorce did. After almost 12 years of marriage, the couple attended a Helping Children Cope with Divorce seminar at Family & Children’s Services. Then, they began mediation. Notifying their 9-year-old son, Ben, and actually filing for divorce came later. Most divorcing couples don’t follow the same path…

Daniel, Maya and Ellie

Protracted, contentious divorce proceeding were taking a toll on Daniel’s* children. A judge recommended the family contact Family & Children’s Services for professional help. In therapy sessions, little Maya and Ellie voiced their worries, received reassurance and began to adjust to their new family dynamic. Daniel participated in several sessions with his children. He also…