Cultural Dynamics of Divorce and Parenting (Chapter 15 in Parenting Plan Evaluations: Applied Research for the Family Court. Second edition).
Bhatia, Gitu. Saini, Michael.
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Published: March 2016
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This chapter explores the increased diversity of families involved in family courts and considers the implications for interparental conflict, co-parenting relationships, and psychosocial health in separating and divorcing families. The challenges of being culturally sensitive are discussed, as well as strategies for assessing the complexity of cultural and psychological development, and the importance of considering a combination of factors that contribute to family breakdown and divorce adjustment. Implications for practice are discussed. 1 table and numerous references.
DIVORCE; BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD; CHILD CUSTODY; CUSTODIAL PARENTS; PARENTING; PARENT CHILD RELATIONSHIPS; CULTURAL CONFLICTS; CULTURAL DIFFERENCES; CULTURAL FACTORS; CULTURAL SENSITIVITY; CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS; IMMIGRANTS; cultural competency