This course is for parents or guardians who are separating or getting a divorce.

It’s required:

  • before you file a divorce application
  • if a judge directs you to take it

Otherwise, you can voluntarily take this course.

Course topics include:

  • building relationships
  • how separation affects parents
  • how separation affects children
  • communication skills
  • legal issues
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • parenting plans

Download the Parenting After Separation (PAS) parent’s guide.

Options to take this course

There are 2 ways you can take this course:


Parenting After Separation (PAS) eCourse

In person

This 6-hour course is available in:

  • Calgary
  • Edmonton

For more information, read the parenting after separation factsheet.


Please note that the only programs approved and supported by the Government of Alberta are Parenting After Separation (PAS), Parenting After Separation for Families in High Conflict (PASHC) and Focus on Communication in Separation (FOCIS)

To register, email or call the number at the location where you want to take the course.


Website: Register

Email: info@andrealarochelle.com

Phone: 587-999-9242


Website: Register

Email: pas.focis@the-family-centre.com

Phone: 780-413-9805


For information or questions about the course, email or call the number at the location where you want to take the course.

Email: plei.rcas@gov.ab.ca


Phone: 403-818-9942


Phone: 780-413-9805