Orientation to Child Custody Recommending Counseling

Pursuant to California Rule of Court 5.210e(2), Family Court Services provides orientation information regarding the Child Custody Recommending Counseling Process. Per order of the Court, both parties are required to complete orientation prior to the scheduled Child Custody Recommending Counseling appointment at Family Court Services.

The orientation program prepares parents for Child Custody Recommending Counseling by giving an overview of the process. This includes educational information regarding children’s developmental needs and co-parenting skills.

There are two options available to complete the orientation requirement:

Option 1:

Complete the online video program (Approximately 40 minutes to complete)

Create User Account and Log In Below

(Ex: FAMSS0000000) Your case # is on your court paperwork



At the completion of each video you will be moved to the next step. Subtitles for English or Spanish can be enabled by clicking the closed caption (CC) box on the right side of the video. At the end of the video program, you will be asked to complete a program evaluation. After completing the evaluation, you will print the certificate of completion.

PLEASE BRING YOUR CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPOINTMENT for proof of completion.

  • A printed copy of the certificate of completion or
  • For mobile device or tablet users, please save a screenshot of the certificate of completion

OR

Option 2:

Attend the class in person

Class Schedule – English

Handouts:

Orientation Handouts – English

Family Court Services Questionnaire

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