Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Family law
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2019-02-25
ISBN: 
9780779889679
Carswell

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

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

Carswell

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

Availability: In Stock

Description

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