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Psychological Consultation in Parental Rights Cases

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ISBN13: 9781572304741
ISBN: 157230474X
Published: July 2001
Publisher: Guilford Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £30.99

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This practical volume delineates legal and clinical guidelines for practitioners involved as expert witnesses in parental rights cases. Coverage of relevant statutes, case law and professional standards are included.

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Introduction. Background to a Termination Action. Legal Issues in Termination of Parental Rights. National Legislation and Case Analysis. Ethical Considerations in Parental Fitness and Related Evaluations. Assessment of Birth Parents, Foster Parents, and Other Potential Caretakers. Assessment of Children's Psychological and Attachment Profiles. Special Situations. Theory Review. Empirical Research and Clinical Studies. Standards for Expert Testimony. Cross-Examination Questions and Answers. Illustrative Cases I. Illustrative Cases II: Analysis of the Baby Jessica Case.