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Custody X Change is a powerful tool that helps divorced, separated, or single parents create and track professional-quality parenting plans. Since 2005, we have helped tens of thousands of parents worldwide to ensure the best possible future for their children.

Dr. Richard Warshak

Psychologist and Author

As a White House consultant, and through his writing, speeches, legislative and courtroom testimony, videos, and workshops, Dr. Warshak has had a profound impact on the law and well-being of families where parents live apart from each other.

Simply Parent 

Simply Parent fills a gaping void around parenting; a void that persists because our social and legal systems have not kept pace with today’s diverse familial landscape.

National Parents Organization

National Parents Organization is the leader in family law reform. It is developing affiliates in every state, promoting its message through national and local public relations and education, and engaging volunteers in advocacy and lobbying in every state.

Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG)

PASG is an international, not-for-profit corporation. PASG has 440 members – mostly mental health and legal professionals – from 47 countries. The members of PASG are interested in educating the general public, mental health clinicians, forensic practitioners, attorneys, and judges regarding parental alienation. PASG members are also interested in developing and promoting research on the causes, evaluation, prevention, and treatment of parental alienation.

STAR training and Restorative Justice - MN Peacebuilding Leadership Institute

As the former secretary of the board, Joy continues to promote Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience STAR training. STAR training created after 9/11 has a 14 year history of successfully teaching community leaders and care providers how to be trauma-informed, resilience-oriented, and restorative-focused within their spheres of influence. Transforming our communities peace by peace. 

Ryan Thomas

Ryan was alienated as a young boy and wasn't allowed to have a relationship with his father. He reunified with his father as an adult and now helps save parent-child relationships in over 25 countries by giving parents a step-by-step roadmap of exactly what to say or do based on their specific situation.

Healthy Living: Optimize & Philosopher’s Notes

Daily ideas to optimize your life

MN Statute Depriving Another of Custodial or Parental Rights

Read the full text of the Minnesota Statute

International Classification of Disease

Version 11 (ICD-11) draft by the World Health Organization draft to be officially published in 2018: Parental Alienation

Parenting Classes

NorthPoint Co-parent program, Minneapolis

Wayzata Community Church Smart Stepfamily/Blended Families



Love Them First

Joy is proud of her "Special Thanks" listing at the end of the award-winning documentary film about a Minnesota elementary school. The film is free on Kare11's YouTube channel. Please like and share it with friends... another example of the unique ways Joy works to improve the well-being of children.  Joy collaborated with the film producers to record Cornbread Harris'  original music composition in the film.

MN family case story published “The Girls Are Gone”

Joy's strategy and non-therapeutic program team member work with this MN case is published in the award winning book "The Girls Are Gone". With permission of the father, Joy cooperated with the authors to publish her work as a lessons-learned and case study example of successful family reunification.

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