Conducting Scientifically Crafted Child Custody Evaluations / Edition 1

Conducting Scientifically Crafted Child Custody Evaluations / Edition 1

by Jonathan W. Gould
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761911014

ISBN-13: 9780761911012

Pub. Date: 05/20/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Author Jonathan W. Gould compiles the literature on child custody evaluation into a coherent, logically integrated format that can be applied directly to practice. This empirically based book represents state-of-the-art forensic techniques in the rapidly changing field of child custody evaluation. The author questions whether this minority comprises a unique

Overview

Author Jonathan W. Gould compiles the literature on child custody evaluation into a coherent, logically integrated format that can be applied directly to practice. This empirically based book represents state-of-the-art forensic techniques in the rapidly changing field of child custody evaluation. The author questions whether this minority comprises a unique population that requires separate, uniquely developed intervention protocols.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761911012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/20/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Role of the Forensic Child Custody Evaluator
Expert Testimony and Presentation of Scientific Evidence
Developing a Conceptual Model for Custodial Assessment
The Forensic Interview of the Parents
The Forensic Interview of the Child
Psychological Variables To Consider in Custody Determinations
Special Circumstances
Beyond the Court-Ordered Evaluation
Use of Psychological Tests in Forensic Assessment
Custodial Determination
Developing Parenting Plans
Data-Organizing Tools
Providing Testimony in Court
Report Writing

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