Parenting After Divorce: Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children's Needs

Parenting After Divorce: Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children's Needs

by Philip Stahl
     
 

“Your divorce doesn’t have to damage your children…, ” Stahl assures, “ ... especially if you limit your children’s exposure to your conflicts.” He knows parents are not perfect, and he uses that knowledge to show imperfect parents how to settle their differences in the best interests of the children. This revised and

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“Your divorce doesn’t have to damage your children…, ” Stahl assures, “ ... especially if you limit your children’s exposure to your conflicts.” He knows parents are not perfect, and he uses that knowledge to show imperfect parents how to settle their differences in the best interests of the children. This revised and updated second edition features ideas from the latest research, more information on long-distance parenting, dealing with the courts, and working with a difficult co-parent. A realistic perspective on divorce and its effects on children, Parenting After Divorce features knowledgeable advice from an expert custody evaluator. Packed with real-world examples, this book avoids idealistic assumptions, and offers practical help for divorcing parents, custody evaluators, family court counselors, marriage and family therapists and others interested in the best interests of the children.

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“A wise and practical book for divorcing parents that shows they really can keep the children out of the middle of their conflict.”
Andres Schepard, JD, Hofstra University

“An important read!”
Phil Bushard, DPA, past president Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

“One of the best books ever written for separating or divorced parents who want to create the healthiest family life possible for their children to grow and thrive in. I urge all parents even contemplating a separation to read and follow its sage advice.”
Rhonda B. Barovsky, LCSW, BCD, Program Manager, Family Court Services, San Francisco, CA

“A treasure trove of practical, down to earth, easy to understand information.”
Hon. Arline S. Rotman, Associate Justice, Family Court, Boston, MA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886230842
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Rebuilding Bks.
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
544,731
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

What People are saying about this

Andrew Schepard
"A wise and practical book for divorcing parents that shows they really can keep the children out of the middle of their conflict."--(Andrew Schepard, J.D., Hofstra University)
Rhonda B. Barovsky
"One of the best books ever written for separating or divorced parents who want to create the healthiest family life possible for their children to grow and thrive in. I urge all parents even contemplating a separation to read and follow its sage advice."--(Rhonda B. Barovsky, LCSW, BCD, Program Manager, Family Court Services, San Francisco, CA)
Phil Bushard
"An important read!"--(Phil Bushard, DPA, Past President Association of Family and Conciliation Courts)

Meet the Author

Philip M. Stahl, PhD, is a Board-Certified forensic psychologist specializing in high conflict divorce. Dr. Stahl conducts continuing education training for psychologists, attorneys, judges, and evaluators who work with these families. He teaches and has written extensively in the area of custody evaluations and divorce; his latest work (2013) from the American Bar Association Section of Family Law, Forensic Psychology Consultation in the Child Custody Litigation: A Handbook for Work Product Review, Case Preparation and Expert Testimony, is co-authored by Robert A. Simon, PhD. His prior books include Complex Issues in Custody Evaluations and Conducting Child Custody Evaluations: A Comprehensive Guide. Dr. Stahl resides in Arizona.

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