About Us

Always Parents Online Parenting Webinars are taught by Masters Level Counselors addressing issues that most families face as they make the transition from a committed relationship to becoming co-parents.

Always Parents 4 hour Impact on Children Online Parenting Webinars meet all requirements for Pierce County Superior Court Local Rule for Special Proceedings 94.05.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the webinar.

NON Court referred clients are welcome!

With Always Parents Webinars, You Will Learn To:

  • View Conflict from your Child's perspective.

  • Create a Co-Parenting Relationship.

  • Understand developmental stages and age-appropriate expectations.

  • Manage stress & navigate the grieving process.

  • Build healthy communication skills.

  • Deal with post divorce conflict.

  • Manage both your and your child's emotions.

  • Address challenges facing blended families.

  • Rebuild your lives.


Founder/Host Susan Wilson, MA, LMHC

Susan Wilson, LMHC, Founder of Civility U and Always Parents. Prior to retiring, Susan was a private practice mental health counselor, supporting individuals and families in Pierce County for over 17 years. Today her focus is on developing programs to foster civility. CivilityU offers curriculum for workplace environments; Always Parents focuses on supporting families as they make the transition from a committed relationship to becoming co-parents.

Presenter Steve Primas, MSW

Steve Primas, MSW, is a School Social Worker, who serves as a youth and family advocate within the school district. Steve has been teaching parenting seminars with Always Parents for the over 11 years, engaging families in transition. Steve has a Masters Degree in Social Work and serves as a Family Specialist with the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and Collaborative Professionals of Pierce County. As a Life Coach in private practice, Steve offers new perspectives in Marriage, Parenting, and Relationship Coaching. He is an adjunct faculty at a local community college where he teaches courses in the Social Service Mental Health program. Steve has worked in Child Welfare for over 12 years, supervising and doing case management social work. He also worked for the Office of Juvenile Justice as the Washington State Compliance Monitor, monitoring all police stations, jails, and juvenile institutions for compliance of federal law.

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Presenter Sharon Ward, MA, LMHC, CDP

Sharon Ward LMHC, CDP, is a Licensed Mental Health and Alcohol/Drug Counselor with over 10 years experience working with individuals, families and couples. In her private practice, Sharon offers Christian Counseling, Life Skills and Professional Development Coaching, Mental Health and Marriage and Family Therapy. Sharon is also a Washington State approved Supervisor for Mental Health Professionals, a Level III trained Gottman Couple Therapist., and trainer/lecturer speaking on the topics of Suicide Prevention and Intervention, Marriage and Family Therapy, Life Skills Coaching, Parenting, Families, Relationships and Professional Development.


Presenter Julio Serrano, BA, Family Engagement, Regional Prog Mgr, GAL

Julio Serrano has provided support for Pierce County families in the social services arena for over 18 years. Currently, he serves as a Title 13 Guardian Ad Litem, representing children in foster care. Julio regularly lends his expertise in presenting seminars and webinars for Civility U and Always Parents.

Presenter Ana Delgado, MA, LPC, CAS, CEAP, LMHC

Ana R Delgado has been part of the DoD Army Substance Abuse Program for 16 years and is currently one of the two JBLM Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Coordinators. Ana received her Master’s degree from St Mary’s University and has post graduate training in the treatment of PTSD, Suicide Prevention, Diverse Population Counseling, and Behavior Management Modalities for children with disabilities. She has worked with both active duty and civilian populations and is fluent in Spanish. Her current focus is working with traumatized populations and workplace generational differences.
Pierce County / Tacoma / Puyallup / University Place Lakewood mandatory 4 hour Impact on Children parenting classes/webinars for divorce, separation, parenting plan modifications and third party custody. Pierce County Superior Court Family Law requirements in Washington State: Pierce County Local Rule for Special Proceedings 94.05 Impact on Children parenting seminars/webinars became effective September 1, 2000, and mandates parents attend a 4 hour Impact on Children parenting class/webinar designated to address the impact family restructuring has on children.