Clinician's Guide to Child Custody Evaluations / Edition 2

Clinician's Guide to Child Custody Evaluations / Edition 2

by Marc J. Ackerman
     
 

ISBN-10: 047139260X

ISBN-13: 9780471392606

Pub. Date: 03/01/1901

Publisher: Wiley

A recognized expert in forensic psychology and creator of ASPECT (one of the most widely-used psychological instruments in child custody cases), Ackerman has conducted over 1,000 child custody evaluations. Here he addresses the custody evaluation process from beginning to end. Coverage includes the clinical interview, ethical considerations, psychological testing,

Overview

A recognized expert in forensic psychology and creator of ASPECT (one of the most widely-used psychological instruments in child custody cases), Ackerman has conducted over 1,000 child custody evaluations. Here he addresses the custody evaluation process from beginning to end. Coverage includes the clinical interview, ethical considerations, psychological testing, preparing reports and testifying in court. The appendices contain relevant guidelines, codes and documentation necessary to perform effective assessments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471392606
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/01/1901
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Clinician's Responsibilities.
How Divorce Affects Families.
What Encompasses a Custody Evaluation.
Interviews, Behavioral Observations, and Collateral Information.
Psychological Testing.
Aspect and Other Custody Instruments.
Guidelines for Evaluating Parents' Behavior.
Abuse Allegations.
Placement Schedules.
Reporting the Results.
Surviving Your Day in Court.

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