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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.

Conducting the Evaluation, Part II: Observations and Techniques with Children
Conducting the evaluation, part II: Observations and techniques with children

The interviews with the children are a crucial part of understanding both the family dynamics and the relationship between the child and his parents. Many evaluators ...

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