In any month, I will receive an ’emergency’ call from a parent client who has a child in crisis — either mental health or addiction. These conditions lead to extreme behaviors, self-injurious or injurious to others. The only problem is “his father (or mother) doesn’t see it as an emergency, and I can’t get himContinue reading HELP: My CHILD is IN CRISIS!
ACFP Journal published ! Thank you for to the American College of Forensic Psychology (ACFP) for publishing the article EDUCATION OPINION FOR CUSTODY EVALUATORS, COURTS, AND ATTORNEYS: A STANDARD FOR EXPERTS TO FOLLOW co-authored by myself and Jon Gould, a renowned author and child custody evaluator. Together we forged a path for the court andContinue reading EDUCATION OPINION FOR CUSTODY EVALUATORS: A STANDARD TO FOLLOW
Recently, I was asked to ‘weigh in’ on ‘virtual’ learning as a replacement for ‘brick and mortar’ learning for an elementary age youth — you would think an opinion would be a no brainer. However, consider this scenario. Yo are a kindergarten student who has graduated from a stimulating preschool filled with blocks and activitiesContinue reading Distance Learning is in the best interest of WHO?
Obviously on all of our minds first is our family. We provide a roof over their shelter, meals, and any and everything else that comes to mind. However, the one thing we sometimes forget is that one conversation. Discussing the concepts of pandemic & protests is difficult, at best. What words are correct, and whichContinue reading Pandemics & Protests with Kids: Normalized Conversation
Community behaviors are under attack to discourage people from flying in airplanes, encourage internet vs actual transport, commuting, and etc. The question to ask ourselves: Is embracing this “new normal” of no social contact one that you want to encourage and be a part. True, you and I may find we have limited choices inContinue reading the New Normal: Really?