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Title Studies in the assessment of parenting / edited by Peter Reder, Sylvia Duncan and Clare Lucey
Published Hove [England] ; New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 320 pages) : illustrations
Contents Principles and practice -- What principles guide parenting assessments? / Peter Reder, Sylvia Duncan and Clare Lucey -- How are assessments conducted for family proceedings? / Peter Reder, Sylvia Duncan and Clare Lucey -- Would cultural matching ensure culturally competent assessments? / Begum Maitra -- The child's perspective -- What is the relevance of attachment to parenting assessments? / Tony Baker -- What are the significant dimensions of harm to a child? / Sylvia Duncan and Tony Baker -- Are children reliable witnesses to their experiences? / Helen L. Westcott and David P.H. Jones -- How much should children's views count? / Peter Reder and Sylvia Duncan -- Assessing parents -- Can adolescents parent? / Peter Reder and Geraldine Fitzpatrick -- Can parents with personality disorders adequately care for children? / Christopher Cordess -- Can violent parents be fit parents? / Claire Sturge -- How do mental health problems affect parenting? / Sylvia Duncan and Peter Reder -- Would exploration of unresolved conflicts inform parenting assessments? / Peter Reder and Sylvia Duncan -- Does the past predict the future? / Peter Reder -- Recommendations -- Is it possible to work with parental denial? / Arnon Bentovim -- What contact arrangements are in a child's best interests? / Clare Lucey, Claire Sturge, Liz Fellow-Smith and Peter Reder -- Long-term foster care or adoption? / John Triseliotis -- Judgements -- How does a judge weigh up a case? / The Rt. Hnourable Lord Justice Thorpe
Summary This volume brings together acknowledged experts who consider difficult questions that can arise during family proceedings, and respond with practical approaches for dealing with these demanding and complex issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Parent-Child Relations.
Parenting -- psychology.
Child Abuse -- prevention & control.
Child of Impaired Parents.
Parent and child.
Parental influences.
Parenthood -- Psychological aspects.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Child Abuse.
Parent and child.
Parental influences.
Parenthood -- Psychological aspects.
SELF-HELP -- Abuse.
Form Electronic book
Author Duncan, Sylvia, 1948-
Lucey, Clare, 1957-
Reder, Peter, 1946-
ISBN 0203420802