Parenting Evaluations For The Court: Care And Protection Matters

Hardcover | June 30, 2003

byLois Oberlander Condie

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- Covers the application of forensic psychology to the legal and child protective service systems in care and protection matters

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- Covers the application of forensic psychology to the legal and child protective service systems in care and protection matters

Format:HardcoverDimensions:413 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:June 30, 2003Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306474867

ISBN - 13:9780306474866

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction to care and protections evaluations. 2. Parental rights, children's rights and state intervention. 3. Framing referral questions. 4. The psychology of parenting. 5. Multicultural issues and non-traditional families. 6. The etiology and impact of child maltreatment. 7. Developmental perspectives on children in need of care and protection. 8. Evaluation methodology: research and practice. 9. Data integration and interpretation. References. Index.

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This book aims to lay the foundation for solid conceptual and methodological approaches for mental health professionals in offering effective responses to legal standards and to the needs of individuals regarding care and protection issues. Offering ways to integrate theory and research into practice, this volume provides conceptual models for consultation and assessment. It will be of interest to forensic mental consultants and evaluators, attorneys, judges, child protective system administrators and workers, and policymakers.