National Parents Organization (NPO)
National Parents Organization (NPO), founded in 1998, is a 501 (c)(3) not-for profit charitable and educational organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. National Parents Organization is the largest organization in the United States advocating for science-based reform of the family courts for the benefit of children. It recognizes that preserving a strong bond between children and their parents is critically important to children’s emotional, mental, and physical health, and seeks to apply scientific research to how this knowledge can best be applied to conflicted, separated and divorced families.
International Council on Shared Parenting (ICSP)
The International Council on Shared Parenting (ICSP), founded 2014 and based in Bonn, Germany, is an international association with individual members from the sectors science, family professions and civil society. The purpose of the association is first, the dissemination and advancement of scientific knowledge on the needs and rights (“best interests”) of children whose parents are living apart, and second, to formulate evidence-based recommendations about the legal, judicial and practical implementation of shared parenting.