FAQs about temporary child custody - Answered by the legal expert.
Divorcing with Children - Understanding how custody is generally determined and doing what's best for your child.
At the conclusion of the chapter, a case illustration is provided to demonstrate the multifaceted issues involved in clinical work with this population of children.
Within the last two decades, the divorce rate in the United States has increased substantially.
This paper will review present conceptualizations of the impact of divorce on children's adjustment, literature pertinent to treatment outcome, and suggestions to optimize intervention.You may have to move to a new place and leave behind your old friends.Even if you don't have to move, you may have to adjust to having two homes and deal with your parents dating new people.Since 1958, when there were 2.1 divorces per 1,000 population, a gradual increase in the number of divorces has occurred, peaking at 5.3 per 1,000 population in 19 (Glick & Lin, 1986), and stabilizing at 4.7 as of 1990 (US Department of Health & Human Services, 1990).According to projections based on 1990 census data, 40% of all children can expect to live in a single-parent household because of divorce before the age of 16 (Cherlin, 1992).