ERIC Number: ED358936
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Children in Divorced Family Systems: New Approaches. Presentations at NCCR's Annual Conference (4th, Arlington, Virginia, October 13-15, 1989).
National Council for Children's Rights, Washington, DC.
The National Council for Children's Rights (NCCR) is a child-advocacy group that works to assure a child the right to two parents. This proceedings contains three presentations from the NCCR's fourth annual conference and highlights of the remaining presentations. The proceedings include: (1) a welcoming address by NCCR President David L. Levy, who highlighted the activities, accomplishments, and goals of the council; (2) an overview and the complete text of "When a Parental Alienation Syndrome Is Present," by Richard A. Gardner, which discusses the characteristics of and appropriate approaches to severe, moderate, and mild cases of parental alienation syndrome and offers recommendations for families in which the syndrome is present; (3) "How To Win as a Stepfamily," by Emily Visher and John Visher; (4) "Family Systems Theory," by Michael E. Kerr; (5) "(Partial) Overview of the Family Support Act of 1988," by Ronald K. Haskins; (6) "Evaluation of Sole and Joint Custody Studies," by John L. Bauserman; (7) "An Overview of Access (Visitation) Research," by Anna D. Keller; (8) "Visitation Mediation Service," by Hilda Pemberton and Carolyn Billingsley; (9) "Banana Splits: A School-Based Program for the Survivors of the Divorce Wars," by Elizabeth M. McGonagle; (10) "Redefining the Family: What Is It That Makes a Family a Family?" by Lita Linzer Schwartz; (11) "Open Adoption: A New Way of Blending Families," by Jon R. Ryan; (12) "Litigating for Joint Legal Custody," by Jerry Solomon; (13) "Conflict Resolution: Positive Tools for Effective Results," by Michael L. Oddenino; and (14) a summary and the text of "A Three-Phase Proposal for Resolving Child Custody Disputes without the Utilization of Adversarial Proceedings," by Richard A. Gardner. (AC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Children's Rights, Washington, DC.