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Title Conducting child custody evaluations [electronic resource] : from basic to complex issues / Philip M. Stahl.
Publication Info. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2011.

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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction to the role, ethics, and professional responsibility -- The mental health expert's many possible roles --Fundamental questions in most custody evaluations -- General divorce-related research and basic statutory and case law -- Children's developmental needs -- Conducting the evaluation: Part I. Observations and techniques with adults -- Conducting the evaluation: Part II. Observations and techniques with children -- The use of psychological testing in custody evaluations -- Gathering collateral data -- Sharing the results of the evaluation: the evaluation report -- Nonviolent high-conflict families -- Domestic violence -- The alienated child -- Relocation evaluations -- Tackling the terror of testifying -- Critiquing evaluations -- Conclusions -- Appendices: A. Sample court order appointing mental health professional -- B. Sample custody evaluation informed consent and retainer agreement -- C. Sample custody evaluation face sheet -- D. Sample list of questions to ask children -- E. Sample list of questions to ask parents -- F. Sample alienation analysis and recommendations -- G. Sample relocation analysis and recommendations -- H. Recommended reading.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Child welfare -- United States.
Custody of children -- United States -- Evaluation.
Parent and child (Law) -- United States.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781412974332 141297433X 9781412974349 1412974348 (DLC) 2010015056
ISBN 1452213488 (electronic bk.)
9781452213484 (electronic bk.)
9781412974332 (cloth : acid-free paper)
141297433X (cloth : acid-free paper)
9781412974349 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1412974348 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC # EBC1159825
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