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

   GH6601 Divorce and Adults

   GH6130 Developing a Parenting Plan

   GH6602 Activities for Helping Children Deal With Divorce

   GH6600 Helping Children Understand Divorce

   GH6608 Domestic Violence and Custody Issues

   GH6614 Long-Distance Parenting

   GH6123 Communicating Effectively with Children

   GH6129 Parenting: Success Requires a Team Effort

   GH6607 Helping Infants and Toddlers Adjust to Divorce

   GH6613 Helping Preschooler/Elementary-Age Children Adjust to Divorce

   GH6615 Parenting from Prison

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