• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

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.

Professional Issues
Professional issues

Over the years, it seems as if additional concerns, sometimes just as important as the complex issues described in Chapter 8 or the more standard ones described in Chapter 3, have become critical to a custody evaluator. These matters have nothing to do with the ...

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