Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, December 19, 2005

Comment on Child Custody Evaluation Model Standards

The AFCC Task Force on Child Custody Evaluation Model Standards invites comments on the latest version of the Draft Model Standards through January 8, 2006. The Draft Model Standards cover the following topics:

  • Training, education, & competency issues
  • Knowledge of law
  • Record keeping and release of information
  • Communication with litigants, attorneys, and courts
  • Data gathering
  • Use of formal assessment instruments
  • Team approach to evaluation
  • Role conflict and dual role issues
  • Interviewing children
  • Observational - interactional assessment
  • Use of collateral source information
  • Data interpretation and acknowledgment of limits

You can review the Draft Model Standards and comment on them through the AFCC website. Link to Website (last visited 12-18-05 NVS)

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