Intervention Strategies for Parent Coordinators in Parental Alienation Cases

@article{Ellis2010InterventionSF,
  title={Intervention Strategies for Parent Coordinators in Parental Alienation Cases},
  author={Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis and Susan Boyan},
  journal={The American Journal of Family Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={218 - 236}
}
  • E. Ellis, S. Boyan
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • The American Journal of Family Therapy
Families characterized by parental alienation present problems that are extremely difficult to resolve through conventional methods of family therapy. Court appointed parenting coordinators (P.C.) are in the very best position to make effective interventions in these cases. The authors use genograms to illustrate the difficulties of establishing normal visitation and re-negotiating binuclear families in five different cases: (1) Divorced family, minimal conflict, (2) Divorced family, conflicted… Expand
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