Focus on Kids

A state-mandated co-parenting program for parents as required by the State of Missouri and the 27th Judicial Court.

Classes in Bates County are in Butler from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the conference room at the Bates County Extension Office.

Schedule for 2016:
February--Friday, 5th
April--Monday, 11th
June--Tuesday, 7th
August--Wednesday, 17th
October--Wednesday, 19th
December--Friday, 2nd 

For Bates County registration, call the Bates County Extension office at 660-679-4167.

  • Enroll at least one week prior to the session you plan to attend.
  • Give your court case number when enrolling.
  • Parents must attend separate sessions.
  • Children are NOT allowed at the session.
  • When enrolling, please indicated physical disabilities such as the inability to read, hear, see or understand English.
  • Fee is $40 payable to the county in which you are attending and must be paid in advance.
  • Cash, credit card or money orders are accepted for payments. No checks will be accepted.
  • You can not pay at the door.
  • Please be in the meeting room 5 to 10 minutes early to sign in and receive your materials.
  • If you need specific directions to the meeting facility, please ask when you enroll.
  • Class may be canceled if the a minimum of five (5) participants is not reached one week prior to the scheduled class.