Parent Education Classes


Only for Dissolution With Children
If you have children, you must attend a dissolution education program (Minn. Stat. 518.157). 

Starting August 1, 2021, unless otherwise ordered, participation in a parent education course must begin within 30 days of the first filing in the case and prior to an Initial Case Management Conference (ICMC), if one is scheduled.

The court has certified the programs listed below:

Online Parent Education Programs

Live Video Conferencing


  • Parents Forever In-Person Courses offered by:
    • ​Parenting Resource Center, Austin, (507) 437-8330 (no child care available)
    • True Foundation Counseling Services, Brooklyn Park, (763) 657-1551
    • Health Resources, Detroit Lakes, (218) 844-8822
    • Fergus Falls Community Education, Fergus Falls, (218) 998-0544
    • Friends Against Abuse, International Falls, (218) 285-7220 (no child care available)
    • Roseau County Northwest Mediation Services, Roseau, (218) 425-3106
    • Ann Mozey, Stillwater, (651) 644-1000 (no child care available)
    • St. Cloud YMCA,  St. Cloud, (320) 230-3625
    • Jacob's Ladder Family Services, Plymouth, (763) 443-3385