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The Call for Papers for our conference in Boston 2017 is open!

If you are interested in submitting a paper for consideration to present at the conference, please prepare and submit a 150-250 word abstract or a summary of your presentation by the 30 st November, 2016, To submit a paper, please register at
npo-icsp-2017.twohomes.org and submit a paper.

If you only want to express your interest to attend the conference, you can submit your contact details to our Expression of Interest form without registration here

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International Conference on Shared Parenting 2017

Call for Papers


Boston / Bonn, September 20, 2016
The National Parents Organization (NPO) and the International Council on Shared Parenting (ICSP) are jointly organizing the International Conference on Shared Parenting 2017, which will be held in Boston, MA, USA from May 29th through May 31st, 2017 at the Westin Copley Place Hotel.

Experts in the field of shared parenting – representing both science and family professions - are invited to present their research results and practical experience at the international and interdisciplinary conference under the theme

Shared Parenting Research:
A Watershed in Understanding Children's Best Interest?


The Conference language is English; simultaneous translation in English and French may be provided for all plenary sessions and selected workshops if at least 20 registrants indicate a need for this service.

Conference details:
In addition to presentations that are accepted under this call for papers, the conference will feature presentations by internationally recognized representatives of shared parenting research, including Malin Bergstrom (Sweden), Sanford Braver (USA), William Fabricius (USA), Hildegund Sünderhauf (Germany), Edward Kruk (Canada), Michael Lamb (UK), Linda Nielsen (USA), Patrick Parkinson (Australia) and Richard Warshak (USA).

Please note that the annual conference of AFCC will begin within hours of the close of our conference, within walking distance. This may be of interest to those who might wish to attend both conferences.

If you are interested in submitting a paper for consideration to present at the conference, please prepare and submit a 150-250 word abstract or a summary of your presentation by 30th November, 2016 using the following link:


Your proposal will be reviewed by members of the ICSP Scientific Committee, and notifications of acceptance will be made by 15th January, 2017. If you would like more information about the conference, please visit the temporary conference website


If you have any questions, please contact the Conference Office:
email: info@npo-icsp-2017.twohomes.org

or contact the conference manager Dr Ned Holstein directly:
email: nedholstein@nationalparentsorganization.org
phone: (001) 617 429-8901

About the organizers:

The National Parents Organization (NPO), founded 1998, is a 501 (c)(3) not-for profit charitable and educational organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, focused on promoting shared parenting, where both parents have equal standing raising children after a separation or divorce. National Parents Organization recognizes that preserving a strong bond between children and their parents is critically important to children's emotional, mental, and physical health.

Website: www.nationalparentsorganization.org

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.

Website: www.twohomes.org


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International Conference on Shared Parenting 2017

First Announcement / Press Release


Boston / Bonn, August 22, 2016
National Parents Organization (NPO) and the International Council on Shared Parenting (ICSP) are proud to announce that they will jointly organize the “International Conference on Shared Parenting 2017”, sponsored by NPO, on May 29-31, 2017 in Boston, MA, USA.

Please save the date for this outstanding conference, which will be held at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston.


Internationally recognized representatives of shared parenting research, including Malin Bergstrom (Sweden), Sanford Braver (USA), William Fabricius (USA), Edward Kruk (Canada), Michael Lamb (UK), Linda Nielsen (USA), Patrick Parkinson (Australia) and Richard Warshak (USA) have already committed to presenting their research findings concerning shared parenting at this conference.

In addition, there will be break-out sessions for those who seek answers from experienced family law attorneys on common family law problems.

To receive updates on this conference as further details emerge, please register at the temporary conference website NPO-ICSP2017.org
Registering is free and implies no commitment - it simply means that you will be kept informed of new developments.

National Parents Organization (NPO), founded 1998, is a 501 (c)(3) not-for profit charitable and educational organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, focused on promoting shared parenting, where both parents have equal standing raising children after a separation or divorce. National Parents Organization recognizes that preserving a strong bond between children and their parents is critically important to children's emotional, mental, and physical health.

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. The first and second International Conferences on Shared Parenting organized by the ICSP took place in Bonn, Germany, on 9-11 July 2014 and 9-11 December, 2015. The conference conclusions are available at www.twohomes.org.

Download First Announcement / Press Release

Download Flyer

Contact NPO:
E-mail: parents@nationalparentsorganization.org

Contact ICSP:
E-mail: boston2017@twohomes.org


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