Focus on Kids: Divorcing and Separating Parents

A program to help parents learn how to nurture, support and co-parent their children during and after their divorce.

Workshop Dates for Johnson County

For Johnson County registration, call the Johnson County Extension Center at 660-747-3193..

  • Enroll at least one week prior to the session you plan to attend.
  • Provide your court case number when enrolling.
  • Parents must attend separate sessions from each other
  • Children are not allowed at the session.
  • When enrolling, please indicate any physical disabilities such as the inability to read, see or understand English.
  • Fee is $40 payable to the county in which you are attending and must be paid in advance.
  • Cash, money orders, cashier's checks, debit and credit cards are accepted for payments. No personal checks will be accepted.
  • You cannot pay at the door.
  • Please be in the meeting room 10 to 15 minutes prior to the start of the class to sign in and receive your materials.
  • Feel free to bring a beverage. There is no vending machine in the Center.
  • The workshop is in the Extension Center with parking onsite..
  • Class may be canceled if the minimum of three paid participants is not reached one week prior to the scheduled class.

If a Johnson County located workshop does not work with your schedule and timeframe, please contact one of these area Extension Offices.

Henry County (Clinton, MO) 660-885-5556

Cass County (Harrisonville, MO) 816-380-8460

Pettis County (Sedalia, MO) 660-747-827-0591

Lafayette County (Higginsville, MO)   660-584-3658

Bates County (Butler, MO)  660-679-4167

Hickory County (Hermitage, MO) 417.745.6767


Family Law Resource Guide (The Missouri Bar)

University of Missouri Extension Guides

   GH6119 Positive Discipline and Child Guidance

   GH6123 Communicating Effectively with Children

   GH6129 Parenting: Success Requires a Team Effort

   GH6130 Developing a Parenting Plan

   GH6600 Helping Children Understand Divorce   

   GH6601 Divorce and Adults

   GH6602 Activities for Helping Children Deal With Divorce

   GH6603 Financial Decision Making in Stepfamilies

   GH6607 Helping Infants and Toddlers Adjust to Divorce

   GH6608 Domestic Violence and Divorce

   GH6613 Helping Preschooler/Elementary-Age Children Adjust to Divorce

   GH6614 Long-Distance Parenting

   GH6615 Parenting from Prison

   GH6640 Promoting Family Strengths

   GH6641 Family Councils: The Key is Communication

  The Human Development Specialist is Kyleigh Sullivan. She can be contacted at 816-380-8460 or by email: