Psychological and Counseling

Rethinking Parental Alienation in 2013

Dr. Kuehnle and Dr. Drozd, national experts and editors of “Parenting Plan Evaluations: Applied Research for the Family Court”, provide recent developments in the analysis of parental alienation issues in custody evaluations. As part of the panel, attorney Lisa Kiriakidis shares her personal experience with alienation. This panel provides the latest research and applications to Family Law interwoven with the experiences of a CFLS. JUNE 10, 2013 70 minutes


What to Do When the Child Resists Contact With a Parent: Alternatives to Screaming ‘Alienation!’

Former Commissioner and Private Judge Marjorie Slabach and Dr. Robert Kaufman, Ph.D, ABPP, a clinical and forensic psychologist, discuss custody cases when a child resists contact with a parent. The program includes assessment/evaluation issues and considerations including alienation/estrangement/hybrid cases to inform the Court and for custody recommendations.Evaluate which cases are suitable for residential programs like “Overcoming Barriers and Family Bridges”; the nature of court orders needed; and follow-up after these kinds of interventions.