Developmental Psychology for Family Law Professionals: by Benjamin Garber PhD

By Benjamin Garber PhD

"[T]he top and most respected social technological know-how textual content i've got learn in a decadeÖ.It is accomplished in its examine and scope, truly written and makes use of very good case reports and examples to demonstrate only what may possibly rather be advanced phenomena."

--Dr. Tom Altobelli
Federal Justice of the Peace, kin legislation Courts
Sydney, Australia

The objective of each relatives legislation expert and psychological health professional is to enhance kin courtroom results within the top pursuits of the kid. This ebook will support readers in assembly this serious target. Developmental Psychology for kinfolk legislation execs serves as a realistic software of developmental thought to the perform of relatives legislation.

This e-book is helping relatives legislation and psychological health and wellbeing execs achieve a broader realizing of every kid's distinct wishes whilst in the middle of relations concern. It offers developmental theories with which execs may possibly higher examine the developmental wishes, synchronies, and trajectories of a given baby. eventually, this booklet provides directions for making applicable felony judgements and suggestions for kids who've skilled crises equivalent to abuse, forget, relocation, divorce, and masses extra.

Key subject matters include:

  • Custodial schedules
  • Foster and adoptive care
  • Post-divorce disputes
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Psychological evaluation and diagnosis
  • Incarcerated mom and dad and visitation rights
  • Relocation and "distance parenting"
  • Visitation resistance and refusal/reunification
  • Parental Alienation/alignment and estrangement
  • Theories of cognitive, language, and social development

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