(in-person seminars are temporarily suspended --

see below for ONLINE seminar options)

Northwest Mediation Center offers the court mandated

Co-Parenting Seminar “Sharing the Children”

This 3-hour seminar helps parents address their children’s needs and interests during and after,

separation, divorce, or other family changes. Scroll down for more information about the seminar.


Cost: $30 per person

You can now explore class schedules, register -- and PRE-PAY -- online!

Click "Find a Class" to find and choose your desired date:




Based on guidance from local and national public health authorities, Northwest Mediation Center has suspended all in-person events, classes and trainings for the foreseeable future.


Therefore, Sharing the Children classes are currently only being held online through virtual networking platforms such as Zoom. 

In order to register, participants must have access to a device (phone, tablet or computer) with stable internet access, as well as a microphone and camera. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may pose. We will endeavor to resume in-person class options as soon as possible.


Please email us at with any questions. Thank you. 

Advance registration required, so we can prepare enough materials for everyone.

Click  "Find a Class" button, above, for exact dates.

Topics covered include:

  • The developmental stages of childhood

  • Stress indicators in children

  • Age appropriate expectations of children

  • The impact of separation or divorce on children

  • The grief process

  • Reducing stress for children through an amicable separation or divorce

  • Parental alienation

  • And much more…


  • $30 Registration Fee, exact cash or check, payable at the door 

  • Parties may pay up to 24 hours in advance, online, or by phone, with a credit card, for an additional $1 convenience fee.

  • NMC will file your verification with the Courts upon completion of the class

  • Plan to arrive early, as no one is admitted after the start time

  • Child care is not available, and children may not be present during the class

  • Water is allowed, but no other outside food or drink, please.

NMC does not provide legal advice.

Call to register today! 509-456-0103

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