Parenting After Separation for Families in High Conflict (PASHC)

How to emotionally disengage from the other parent or guardian in the divorce and separation processes.


This course is for parents or guardians who have completed the Parenting After Separation (PAS) course.

It’s required if a judge directs you to take it. Otherwise, you can voluntarily take it.

You and the other party take this course separately.

Course topics include:

  • parental involvement and disengagement techniques
  • parenting plans for high conflict families
  • anger, abuse, power and control issues
  • child development and the needs of children
  • renegotiating boundaries

This 3-hour course is available in:

  • Calgary
  • Edmonton

For more information, read the parenting after separation factsheet.

PASHC video course pilot project

If you:

  • live more than 75 km outside of Calgary or Edmonton
  • have completed the Parenting After Separation course
  • do not have a court order telling you to attend the in-person class

You can take PASHC by a video course. You’ll need an email address and internet access to sign up for this course.

To sign up, fill out the registration form (0.1 MB).

PDF form instructions

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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, call, email or register online at the location you want to take the course.