12th Judicial Circuit - 2013
The following are providers for the Parent Education and Family Stabilization classes that are required by Fla. Stat. § 61.21. This required course is a four hour parenting class designed to educate, train, and assist divorcing parents in regard to the consequences of divorce on parents and children. All parties to a dissolution of marriage proceeding with minor children or a paternity action that involves issues of parental responsibility shall be required to complete the Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course prior to the entry by the court of a final judgment.
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota - "Children and Divorce"
Corporate and Community Development
Phone & In-Person registration available at any campus
5840 26th Street West, Bldg. 18
Bradenton, Florida 34207
SCF Lakewood Ranch
7131 Professional Parkway East
Sarasota, FL 34240
8000 South Tamiami Trail (US Hwy 41)
Venice, Florida 34293 (941) 408-1412
Parenting and Divorce"
Registration available on-line: www.educationprograms.com
Country Inn & Suites
5730 Gantt Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
Bradenton Days Inn
3506 1st Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34208
Holiday Inn Express
4450 47th St West
Bradenton, Florida 34210
"Creative Counseling Solutions of Sarasota, Inc."
"Behavior Management Services"
205 N. Orange Ave Suite 2SE Sarasota, FL 34236
"Focus on the Children" Divorce Education Course
Distance Learning Parenting Classes
The 12th Judicial Circuit does not accept certificates from Distance Learning Parenting Courses completed online without prior approval of the court. Litigants who wish to take a parenting course on the internet must file the proper motion with the court and receive the court’s permission before taking an online course. All online courses must be certified by the Department of Children and Families as an approved 4 hour Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course Provider. If you receive the court’s permission to take an internet course, you may click the link below to access the Distance Learning course list.