New Ways For Families® Training Programme For Separated Parents

After a successful Scottish pilot throughout 2022 involving over 70 parents, Shared Parenting Scotland are pleased to launch the New Ways For Families® training programme, available to all parents.

The course is priced at £295, with subsidised places for parents on low income or benefits.  Option to pay in three instalments also available. The course incorporates interactive, online elements with three one-to-one coaching sessions with coaches who are experienced family professionals.

New Ways For Families® is an approach that has been developed by the High Conflict Institute in the USA.  The course was created by Bill Eddy, based on his experience as  a family lawyer, mediator and family therapist.

It focuses on four key behavioural skills that actively help separating parents control at least their own part in high conflict: managing emotionsmoderating behaviourdeveloping flexible thinking; and cheking yourself.
Watch the video below to hear more about how the four key skills can help you co-parent effectively.

Hear from one of our trainers on the programme how its format and content benefits parents in the video below:


The programme also concentrates on the impact that high conflict environments have on our children’s development and future opportunities.  To register your interest, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

For more information on the Programme’s content, click here. For insight into how pilot learner’s found the Programme, click here

The primary goal is to teach parents the skills necessary to effectively resolve co-parenting disagreements while remaining calm and protecting their children from the conflict.

To sign up for the New Ways For Families® course or find out more information fill in the form below.  You will then be contacted by our Training Manager David Maclean.

Register For New Ways For Families® Here