Mandating child life services

17-Dec-2016 18:55

A common question that comes up for divorcing parents is: What happens if the “payor” parent (the parent paying child support) dies prior to the time the child support obligation is over?One way to ensure that child support payments will continue despite the paying parent’s death is to secure those payments with a life insurance policy.

On the one hand, people think of CPS with appreciation as they envision a selfless agency rescuing innocent children from horrific conditions.Infants, children, youth, and families benefit from help coping with the stress and uncertainty of illness, injury and treatment.Certified Child Life Specialists® provide evidence-based, developmentally appropriate interventions including therapeutic play, preparation and education that reduce fear, anxiety, and pain for infants, children, and youth.This guide explains why this happens with such frequency, how to help prevent it from happening in your case, and what to do about it if you're already caught in its grip.

(Since the non-offending, nonviolent parent in these cases is usually the mother, we often refer to this parent as 'the mother', though there are certainly cases where the non-offending parent is the father.)In brief, the particular problem we cover usually unfolds like this.Certified Child Life Specialists are educated and trained in the developmental impact of illness and injury.