Thursday, July 17, 2008

Special Issue of Family Court Review Featuring Domestic Violence and Family Courts Available Online

"The July 2008 issue of Family Court Review featuring outcomes from the AFCC and NCJFCJ Domestic Violence and Family Courts Project is available for free online for a limited period of time at Link

The highly anticipated special issue features articles co-authored by interdisciplinary experts from the domestic violence advocacy and family courts community.  The issue addresses topics including terminology, differentiated approaches to parenting plans, screening and cultural issues.  Guest edited by Professors Nancy Ver Steegh and Kelly Browe Olson, the issue also includes the Report on Wingspread Conference on Domestic Violence and Family Courts.  The Report addresses critical tensions raised by the growing awareness that not all uses of violence in intimate relations are the same. 

AFCC will host a several conference sessions on domestic violence and differentiation at its Eighth International Symposium on Child Custody Evaluations, September 25-27, 2008 and Eighth International Congress on Parent Education and Access Programs, September 26-27, 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  For more information, please view link.

The Family Court Review is the academic and research journal of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, published by Wiley-Blackwell in cooperation with Hofstra Law School’s Center for Children, Families and the Law.  For more information on AFCC, please view AFCC website or contact AFCC at afcc@afccnet.org or (608) 664-3750."

By AFCC (NVS 7-17-08).

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