This important contribution to understanding the whole process of conducting child custody evaluation, based on the author's extensive experience, examines in detail the complex questions and issues involved.
The many topics addressed include: interviewing parents and children; testifying in court; writing custody evaluations; assessing the capacity to parent; assessing the attachment of children to their parents; planning custody and parental access; children's adjustment to divorce; domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse; mental illness; parental alienation; and on-going evaluation.
|The Mental Health Expert's Many Possible Roles|
|Fundamental Questions in Most Custody Evaluations|
|The Children and Their Needs - A Developmental Perspective|
|Conducting the Evaluation - Part I: Observations and Techniques with Adults|
|Conducting the Evaluation - Part II: Observations and Techniques with Children|
|Sharing the Results of the Evaluation - The Evaluation Report|
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Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st October 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.71 x 15.7 x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.42