Child Custody Mediation

An Introduction to the Emotional Dynamics of Divorce, the Process of Mediation, and Developmentally Sensitive Parenting Plans

By Robert Emery

© 2014 – Routledge

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DVD: 9780415841610
pub: 2013-11-25
US Dollars$94.00

e–Inspection Copy

About the Book

In this workshop, Dr. Emery reviews the research on the impact of divorce on children and presents child custody mediation as a way to ameliorate some of the risks associated with divorce. He describes research findings on the risk of divorce and divorce rates from various countries. In addition, he describes the impact of divorce on children’s relationships with both parents. Dr. Emery also summarizes the research comparing two approaches to adversary settlement: mediation and litigation. Lastly, he provides guidelines on conducting custody mediation and gives examples of developmentally sensitive parenting plans. Runtime: 281 minutes.

About the Author

Robert Emery, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Virginia.

About the Series

DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field.  Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology

Additional Resources

The files below include PDF downloads of additional resources that may be used in conjunction with the DVDs. These include slides, handouts, and references.