Making Parenting Plans in Canada's Family Justice System Challenges, Controversies and the Role of Mental Health Professionals

Author(s):
Nicholas Bala; Rachel Birnbaum

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Making Parenting Plans in Canada's Family Justice System: Challenges, Controversies and the Role of Mental Health Professionals provides a comprehensive resource guide on the topic of challenging issues in the field of parenting assessment

Making Parenting Plans in Canada's Family Justice System: Challenges, Controversies and the Role of Mental Health Professionals provides a comprehensive resource guide for both beginning and seasoned practitioners, including current and thorough information relating to the social science and research literature, best practice considerations and clinical protocols, and relevant case law and legal themes.

For each topic, there is a summary on the relevant social science and research literature, consider best practice issues for assessors, and discuss how Canadian courts approach and address these cases, through a discussion of illustrative case law and leading precedents. Topics discussed include: children and their parents post separation, special needs children, children’s participation and evidence. As an update to Challenging Issues in Child Custody Disputes: A Guide for Legal and Mental Health Professionals, it has been substantially revised and restructured on the topic of challenging issues in the field of parenting assessment and include significantly revised chapters on relocation and domestic violence to reflect the changes in both legislation and the vast body of social science research that has occurred over the past decade.

Also provided are supplemental readings and websites for further information to reflect the ongoing pace of knowledge on many of these important and challenging topics.

Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Family Law,Intellectual Property Law

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2019-02-25

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Service #:
30835518

Sub #:
30835518

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ISBN:
9780779889679