July is National Child-Centered Divorce Month –
bringing attention to children’s emotional needs
when parents divorce or separate
Professionals are Joining Forces to Spread the Word
The second annual recognition of National Child-Centered Divorce Month will take place throughout July across the United States. Professionals who deal with divorce issues -- therapists, attorneys, mediators, coaches, educators, clergy and others – will be joining forces to share valuable parenting messages. One of the most significant is: Don’t make your child a pawn in your conflict. Instead, put your children's needs first when making decisions related to divorce or separation.
National Child-Centered Divorce Month was initiated by author Rosalind Sedacca, CCT, recognized as The Voice of Child-Centered Divorce. Sedacca has created a Child-Centered Divorce Network for parents and works closely with a broad group of therapists, attorneys, mediators, divorce coaches, educators, financial planners and other professionals who focus on creating the most positive and harmonious outcomes for families transitioning through divorce.
Sedacca is passionate about enlisting the nation’s legal, therapeutic and educational communities for one purpose: bringing a heightened awareness to parents about their responsibility to their children’s well-being before, during and after divorce. “We can never overemphasize how dramatically parental decisions about divorce can affect their children – for years – and often for a lifetime.”
National Child-Centered Divorce Month is listed in Chase’s Calendar of Events, the resource that all media turn to for planning timely news stories. Last weekend she was interviewed by a Washington DC publication for an article they will publish in July.
During Child-Centered Divorce Month Sedacca encourages divorce professionals around the nation to contact their local media with tips, advice, feature stories, case studies, press releases, articles and news of seminars, lectures and other special events on related topics. Here’s an opportunity to get media attention about an array of issues falling under the child-centered divorce umbrella – all instantly becoming news because of their timeliness during July.
Sedacca suggests that therapists, attorneys, mediators, educators and others also consider teaming up to create live events, teleseminars, TV and radio pitches, and other media queries. Divorce websites, ezine articles, blogs, discussion forums, Facebook and other social media sites are also excellent vehicles for getting the word out. Author of Happily Divorced! Secrets of the Win-Win Formula, Cynthia Tiano Esq.’s website, www.peacefuldivorce.ning.com is a wonderful resource through which the divorce community can discuss strategies for optimizing July’s media opportunities.
The goal, according to Sedacca, is to unite and then spread the word that “when parents divorce, their children need them more than ever. Don't let them down.”
For more information about Child-Centered Divorce Month in July contact Rosalind at Rosalind@childcentereddivorce.com or directly at 561 742-3537. Her new ebook, How Do I Tell the Kids about the Divorce? A Create-a-Storybook Guide to Preparing Your Children -- with Love! is available at her website, http://www.childcentereddivorce.com, along with free articles, her blog, free ezine and many useful resources for parents transitioning through divorce and beyond.
I'd like for us to post something that will inspire our readers, whether they be our members and/or their lists, to take a specific action around Child Centered Divorce month. What action do we want them to take? I don't know if they are familiar with writing press releases and that may be a bit overwhelming to them. Any ideas?
I thought I was going to give you a minute to catch your breath after the showcase, but I guess not! As you can see, I have put your forum post about Child-Centered divorce month front and center on the main page. The spirit is moving me to start focusing some energy on that!
You and Christina did a remarkable job with the showcase. The rooms were filled with energy, and all of the feedback that I heard was really positive! Thanks so much for all of your hard work to bring the message of peaceful divorce into the forefront!
Hi Rosalind, So sorry I did not respond to your e-mail earlier but would love to get together if you are up this way. I am in the Palm Beach Gardens area. If it is not too late of course you may use my response in your article (or a future one) Best, Krista
Hey Roz, why don't you upload some of your great videos to the site? Also, if you would like, I can add your Kandee G interview onto the music player on the main page. I assume it is on Child Centered Divorce, right?
I'm excited to announce that on June 8th Florida's First Successful Divorce Showcase will take place as part of the 14th Annual Singles' Lifestyle Expo at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Boca Raton, FL. This is a fantastic opportunity for "Peaceful Divorce" professionals to have a presence before a targeted audience of women and men facing, experiencing and moving beyond divorce.
Sponsor packages including speaking slots, prime area exhibit tables, full or half page ads in the program and much more are moving fast. Standard exhibitor tables are also available. All exhibitors receive the attendee registration list and free passes.
We're expecting more than 800 attendees at the Expo and the Successful Divorce Showcase will be receiving special media attention because it's a new and very much in demand addition to the event.
For more details, visit www.secretsofdivorce.com/expo.html. Also feel free to call me with any questions at 561 742-3537.
I'm so excited for you on the Divorce Expo that you are heading up with member Christina Rowe! Please be sure to post a blog on it, and I'll be happy to do a broadcast message to our members about it! Thanks so much for doing a lot to get the message of peaceful divorce out there!
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