Join over 400,000 parents in building a healthy co-parenting relationship.
Illinois law requires all parents of minor children involved in any action involving custody or visitation to complete a court-authorized parent education program. Such actions include modification of custody or visitation or if moving with a child or children from Illinois. Children in Between Online is accepted throughout the state as an online parenting class.
*To see if this course is accepted in your county, please see the list at the bottom of this page.
Take the class completely online (not a zoom course) wherever you feel comfortable.
Log In and Out
Log in and out as needed over 30 days to complete the course. Class is about 4 hours.
Once completed, you can download, print, or email your certificate for court.
More Convenient than an In-Person or Zoom Class.
Log in and out as needed 24/7 with 30 days access.
Take it any time on any device!
Take on Any Device
Our class is optimized to fit all screen sizes. Take on your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
Watch videos with common co-parenting problems and then see different responses that produce positive and negative results.
After each video scenario, CIBO presents the user with guided questions to explore how each problem can be addressed, and to increase your understanding of the situation.
CIBO has been approved as the only accepted provider in some of the largest court systems in the country including Cook County (Chicago) and Clark County (Las Vegas). We are an approved provider in Maricopa County (Phoenix, AZ) as well. Today, the course has been accepted in more than two hundred and fifty judicial districts and is approved statewide in Florida, New York, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
Discover Healthy Co-Parenting
Co-parenting can be difficult. It is a team effort that takes practice and continued learning.
With Children in Between Online, parents learn the most common pitfalls parents make and how to overcome obstacles and lessen stress.
Who is taking Children in Between Online?
Parents per month
Over five thousand parents each month are
taking the class on their computers and smart phones in 45 states.
"I felt like I learned a lot of valuable information, particularly in remembering to Stop-Look-Listen, ways to be mindful, and to remember that the way my children respond to our divorce is directly related to how much conflict they are exposed to."
Mother- Maricopa County, AZ
"In-depth information and a complete guide to working agreements out with former partners."
Father- Cook County, IL
"The videos were definitely helpful, because they're pretty relatable."
Mother- Wayne County, MI
Counties in blue show where our course has been accepted.
Counties in red: Contact your local court before taking our course for acceptance.
Jo Daviess County
Rock Island County
St. Clair County
The Center for Divorce Education
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CDE's Children in Between is a skills based program that helps children and parents deal with the children's reactions to divorce.
The program is based on research that identifies the most common and stressful loyalty conflicts experienced by children of divorce.