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This book is designed to present a focused, issue-oriented approach to child custody assessment. Common models of custody assessment will be briefly described, and the strengths and weaknesses of each will be examined, from both a clinical/forensic and an ethical perspective. The movement toward more focused custody assessments will be outlined and the literature on this trend briefly discussed. The rationale of focused, issue-oriented approach will be presented, and a step-by-step guide to conducting such assessments will be provided.
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POSSIBLE REVIEWS "This is a very sophisticated, scholarly analysis of the complex and controversial task of conducting a reasonable child custody evaluation. Dr. Mart provides an interesting review and analysis of the relevant scientific and legal literature and provides some useful practical suggestions for moving forward. A must read for those interested or practicing in child custody evaluations. Dr. Mart's analysis is first rate." --William O'Donohue, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Nevada-Reno "Dr. Mart offers a sound and clinically based approach to the area of Child Custody Evaluation. As opposed to the maximalist, investigative, and legally driven comprehensive models, the issued focused forensic is a breath of fresh air." --Jon K. Amundson, PhD, Author of "A Minimalist Approach to Child Custody Evaluation" and "Investigative vs. Clinical Emphasis in Child Custody Evaluation"About the Author:
Eric G. Mart, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Manchester, New Hampshire and Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Mart specializes in forensic psychology and his work in this area includes assessments of civil and criminal competencies, risk assessments, custody evaluations, special education cases, and offender treatment. He is also an internationally known expert on Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy and has testified on the subject in court cases throughout the United States and Canada.
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Book Description Professional Resource Press, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB00ZLWK7FK
Book Description Professional Resource Pr, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 79 pages. 8.75x6.00x0.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 1568871112