Tuesday, July 16, 2019

S.M.I.L.E. is important because:

  • It provides information to help parents better understand the effects of separation on the family.
  • It assists parents to understand the needs of children.
  • It helps parents learn what they can do to create a nurturing and safe environment so that their children can recover from the separation and feel good about themselves.
  • It provides information to prevent destructive game-playing that is so common among separated couples and their children.
  • It helps parents gain problem solving skills.
  • It lets parents know that they are not alone.
  • It helps parents know how to be in touch with their children’s pain and anguish.
  • It shows parents how to stop making children victims of the separation or divorce.