Renegotiating Family Relationships: Divorce, Child Custody, and Mediation by Robert E. EmeryRenegotiating Family Relationships: Divorce, Child Custody, and Mediation by Robert E. Emery

Renegotiating Family Relationships: Divorce, Child Custody, and Mediation

byRobert E. EmeryEditorRobert E. Emery

Hardcover | November 8, 2011

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Long recognized as the authoritative guide for clinicians working with divorcing families, this book presents crucial concepts, strategies, and intervention techniques. Robert E. Emery describes how to help parents navigate the emotional and legal hurdles of this painful family transition while protecting their children's well-being. The book is grounded in cutting-edge research on family relationships, parenting, and children's adjustment, including Emery's groundbreaking longitudinal study of the impact of divorce mediation versus litigation. It provides a detailed treatment manual for mediating custody and other disputes, developing collaborative parenting plans, and fostering positive postdivorce family relationships.

New to This Edition*Reflects the latest psychological research, as well as divorce and custody law.*Chapters on understanding and addressing divorcing partners' anger and grief.*Treatment manual chapters have been extensively revised.*Incorporates the author's 12-year follow-up study.

Robert E. Emery, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on family relationships and children's mental health, with interests including parental conflict, divorce, mediation, child custody, family violence, genetically informed st...
Title:Renegotiating Family Relationships: Divorce, Child Custody, and MediationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:242 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:November 8, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609189817

ISBN - 13:9781609189815


Table of Contents

1. Conflicting Perspectives: His and Her Divorce2. Beyond Anger: Pain, Longing, Fear, Guilt, and Grief3. Grieving Divorce: The Leaver and the Left4. Renegotiating Relationships I: Separating Marital and Parental Roles5. Renegotiating Relationships II: Two-Parent Divorced Families6. Divorce and Custody Law: Perfect Problems, Imperfect Solutions7. Negotiating Agreements I: Setting the Stage and the First Mediation Session8. Negotiating Agreements II: Identifying Issues, Brainstorming Options, and Drafting Parenting Plans9. Mediation Research: A 12-Year Randomized Study