NPO in the media

February 11, 2016., “International Authority: Shared Parenting Post-Divorce Has Many Positives,” Quotes Ned Holstein (National Parents Organization)

The National Parents Organization welcomes important breakthroughs announced at the 2015 International Conference on Shared Parenting, a conference of about 120 research scientists and other experts from over 20 countries who met in December 2015 in Bonn, Germany.


The Conference participants concluded that “…shared parenting [after parental separation or divorce] is recognized as the most effective means for both reducing high parental conflict and preventing first-time family violence…” [material in brackets added] This is in stark contrast to the practices of most family courts in the Unites States, which have assumed that shared parenting between high conflict parents after separation or divorce is dangerous and should not be tried.

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