How does divorce affect kids? 4 decades of research

This webinar will explore the short-term and long-term effects of divorce on children that have been empirically researched over the course of forty years. We will examine the wide range of findings that have drawn diametrically opposed conclusions, from “children of divorce are resilient and do just fine” to “children of divorce are forever damaged goods.” The credibility of these various research efforts will be explored, leading to a synthesis of the findings to help the divorce practitioner find their bearings on this important topic.

Participants will be able to:

– Describe the known short-term effects of divorce on children;

– Explain the discrepancies in the research findings on the long-term effects of divorce on children;

– Articulate the reasons for these discrepancies in research outcomes;

– Synthesize these findings into conclusions about children and divorce to present to parents.

FMC is working to get all past webinars onto our teachable platform for viewing.  This great offering from Donald Saposnek in May 2021 is now available to purchase for viewing here: