Research on post-separation parenting apps: Your thoughts wanted!

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A team of researchers from the University of Exeter and Australian National University would like to know your opinions on whether and how co-parenting apps might benefit separated families.

Though not everyone is aware of them yet, co-parenting apps are becoming more widespread. They are designed to help separated parents manage their post-separation parenting arrangements, and may include features like a messaging/chat function, shared calendar, expense tracker, and a way to retain documents for legal purposes. The findings from our research into these apps are likely to be of interest to judges, mediators, family lawyers, other family justice system professionals, as well as separated parents.

We are seeking the views of family justice system professionals, including those who don’t know much about these apps. Participation is voluntary and involves completing an anonymous web-survey that takes about 12 minutes.

Please click on this link to take the survey. Further information about the research will be shown on the first page when you click on the link.

With thanks for considering this request from Dr Leanne Smith (University of Exeter) and Professor Bruce Smyth (Australian National University).