Desirable Qualities and Experience
for Instructors (Required)
Bachelorís degree in counseling, social
work, psychology, education or related field and have at a minimum
2 years experience in dealing with family, parenting, and divorce
a minimum of 4 years related work experience
in dealing with family, parenting, and divorce-related issues.
(This is a requirement according to Florida
Administrative Rule 65C-032.002)
Divorced with children (2 years minimum
between divorce and training).
Guardian Ad Litem or Court Appointed Special
Crisis Intervention Specialist.
Certified mediator (family or county court
Redirecting Children's Behavior instructor.
Certified parent instructor (other courses).
Couples or relationship instructor
Certified Family Life Educator
Other teaching experience.
Ability to remain impartial.
Willing to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to model a situation-centered
Willing to refrain from giving legal
advice (this course is educational; not for the
purpose of practicing law). Willing to learn the
difference between giving legal information and
giving legal advice.
Willing to refrain from practicing
therapy (the course is educational; not for the
purpose of "fixing" the students).
An understanding of teaching from a
position of equality and respect rather than
The courage to be imperfect.
Committed to helping others resolve
Ability to make the principles clear
and understandable when questioned by
Good moral character.
Glenna O. Auxier
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Last edited July 15, 2009 by Robert
J. Perchalski, Ph.D.