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Author Allen, Virginia B

Title Counseling in the Family Law System : a Professional Counselor's Guide / Virginia B., Allen,
Published New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Contents Foreword / by Thomas Dial, JD -- Acknowledgements -- Foundations of forensic counseling and the family law system -- What is forensic counseling? -- Definitions of legal terms and job decriptions -- Myths and truths about working in the family courts -- Scope of practice for custody evaluators, mediators and case managers -- Ethical considerations for custody evaluators, mediators and case managers -- Basics of counseling practice in family law -- Interviewing basics -- Writing the report -- Special circumstances cases -- Working through a case -- Court testimony : preparation and appearance -- Final thoughts -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This practical career guide is the first book written specifically for professional counselors on how to provide services to the family court system, a growing and lucrative field of practice. Written by a professional counselor with over 20 years of experience, it discusses the roles of counselors in family court and provides step-by-step guidelines on how to expand one's counseling practice to include family forensic services. It describes how to enter the field, build a successful practice, and how to work effectively as a custody evaluator, mediator, or case manager with attorneys and judg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Counseling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Criminal psychology.
Criminal behavior -- Prevention
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Criminal behavior -- Prevention.
Criminal psychology.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780826198358