The Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section created this video as a resource to help parents who are separated or divorced learn how to improve their co-parenting relationships with positive communication and behavior.
The video shows parents how strong, positive communication with their co-parent reduces stress and benefits their children. The video, created by Family Law Section members, features realistic vignettes showing parents how to avoid common sources of conflict by using the BIFF Response® Method, courtesy of the High Conflict Institute in San Diego, California.
BIFF is an acronym for communication that stands for:
The video also features insightful commentary from experienced judges and mental health practitioners from across the state.
This project was the brainchild of AAML Penn Fellow, and Immediate Past Chair of the PBA Family Law Section, Helen Casale. AAML Penn President-Elect, Kerri Lee Cappella, was also highly involved in the creation of this video.