Parental Alienation

Author: Demosthenes Lorandos
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398087504
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Parental Alienation: The Handbook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals is the essential “how to” manual in this important and ever increasing area of behavioral science and law. Busy mental health professionals need a reference guide to aid them in developing data sources to support their positions in reports and testimony. They also need to know where to go to find the latest material on a topic. Having this material within arm’s reach will avoid lengthy and time-consuming online research. For legal professionals who must ground their arguments in well thought out motions and repeated citations to case precedent, ready access to state or province specific legal citations spanning thirty-five years of parental alienation cases is provided here for the first time in one place. • Over 1000 Bibliographic Entries• 500 Cases Examined• 25 Sample Motions in MS Word Format* *Note: The eBook version contains the additional supplemental materials in PDF format only. It does not contain the MS Word formatted sample motions.

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Author: William Bernet
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398079455
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Parental alienation is an important phenomenon that mental health professionals should know about and thoroughly understand, especially those who work with children, adolescents, divorced adults, and adults whose parents divorced when they were children. In this book, the authors define parental alienation as a mental condition in which a child - usually one whose parents are engaged in a high- conflict divorce - allies himself or herself strongly with one parent (the preferred parent) and rejects a relationship with the other parent (the alienated parent) without legitimate justification. This process leads to a tragic outcome when the child and the alienated parent, who previously had a loving and mutually satisfying relationship, lose the nurture and joy of that relationship for many years and perhaps for their lifetimes. We estimate that 1 percent of children and adolescents in the U.S. experience parental alienation. When the phenomenon is properly recognized, this condition is preventable and treatable in many instances. The authors of this book believe that parental alienation is not simply a minor aberration in the life of a family, but a serious mental condition. Because of the false belief that the alienated parent is a dangerous or unworthy person, the child loses one of the most important relationships in his or her life. This book contains much information about the validity, reliability, and prevalence of parental alienation. It also includes a comprehensive international bibliography regarding parental alienation with more than 600 citations. In order to bring life to the definitions and the technical writing, several short clinical vignettes have been included. These vignettes are based on actual families and real events, but have been modified to protect the privacy of both the parents and children.

Pr Cticas Alienadoras Familiares

Author: Juan Luis Linares
Publisher: Editorial GEDISA
ISBN: 849784923X
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Este libro trata de las prácticas alienadoras familiares, una modalidad de maltrato infantil especialmente correosa y difícil de combatir, ya que se encuentra en la encrucijada entre la parentalidad y la relación conyugal. Cuando las tormentas que azotan a la relación de pareja alcanzan su mayor intensidad la protección de los hijos queda amenazada. El maltrato parento-filial es el más claro exponente del fracaso del amor como fenómeno relacional complejo propio de la condición humana. Este tipo de maltrato existió desde los orígenes de la especie, pero fue con la llamada revolución neolítica cuándo alcanzó una expansión significativa. La obra se compone de varios bloques temáticos que abordan la parte teórica, las bases para la definición de los fenómenos de alienación familiar, y una descripción de las Prácticas Alineadoras Familiares (PAF) como una alternativa al Síndrome de Alienación Parental (SAP). También se describen casos que ilustran algunas de las ideas centrales del libro y sus aplicaciones en España, Italia, Chile y Perú.

Emotion Regulating Play Therapy With Adhd Children

Author: Enrico Gnaulati
Publisher: Jason Aronson
ISBN: 9780765705228
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The first book of its kind, Staying with Playing seeks to formulate an understanding of ADHD and its treatment within the domain of children's emotional development. It masterfully frames the various ways in which ADHD symptoms are really atypical ways of grappling with emotional experiences. Moreover, it sketches out a manner of conducting play therapy with ADHD children to enhance their emotion-regulation skills that is grounded in the therapist embodying an energetic, participatory style of engaging children. The reader will be lured in by the book's ample clinical case descriptions.

Adult Children Of Parental Alienation Syndrome Breaking The Ties That Bind

Author: Amy J. L. Baker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393075984
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An examination of adults who have been manipulated by divorcing parents. Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) occurs when divorcing parents use children as pawns, trying to turn the child against the other parent. This book examines the impact of PAS on adults and offers strategies and hope for dealing with the long-term effects.

The International Handbook Of Parental Alienation Syndrome

Author: Richard A. Gardner
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398076472
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The dramatic increase in the number of child-custody disputes since the seventies has created an equally dramatic need for a standard reference work that examines the growing social problem of children who develop an irrational hatred for a parent as the result of divorce. The International Handbook of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Conceptual, Clinical, and Legal Considerations features clinical, legal, and research perspectives from 32 contributors representing eight countries, building on the work of the late Dr. Richard Gardner, a pioneer in the theory, practice, diagnosis, and treatment of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS). This unique book addresses the effects of PAS on parents and children, discusses issues surrounding reconciliation between parent and alienated child, and includes material published for the first time on incidence, gender, and false allegations of abuse in PAS. Content highlights examines PAS and the roles of family members, the criminal justice system, and the need for public awareness and policymakers to respond to PAS. Descriptive statistics on 84 cases are given, and the factors affecting reconciliation between the child and target parent are listed. The mild, moderate, and severe categories of PAS are explored, and the psychological consequences of PAS indoctrination for adult children of divorce and the effects of alienation on parents are researched. The role of medical reports in the development of PAS, sexual abuse allegations, and future predictions on the fate of PAS children are many of the clinical considerations in this book. The legal issues concern PAS in American law, criticisms of PAS in courts of law, protecting the fundamental rights of children in families, family law reform, International PAS abductions, and the legal requirements of experts giving evidence to courts. The impact and implications of PAS are immense, and no other single source provides the depth and breadth of coverage of the topic than the clinical and forensic chapters in this book.

Surviving The Breakup

Author: Judith S. Wallerstein
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780786724475
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Based on the Children of Divorce Project, a landmark study of sixty families during the first five years after divorce, this enlightening and humane modern classic altered the conventional wisdom on the short- and long-term effects of family dissolution.