Parenting Coordination is a child-centered process for conflicted divorced and divorcing parents. The Parenting Coordinator (PC) makes decisions to help high-conflict parents who cannot agree to parenting decisions on their own. This professional text serves as a training manual for use in all states and provinces which utilize Parenting Coordination, addressing the intervention process and the science that supports it. The text offers up-to-date research, a practical guide for training, service provision, and references to relevant research for quality parenting coordination practice. Specifically, this book describes the integrated model of Parenting Coordination, including the Parent Coordinator’s professional role, responsibilities, protocol for service, and ethical guidelines.
Publication date: 2011
Author: Debra Carter, PhD
Debra Carter, PhD is the co-founder and clinical director of the National Cooperative Parenting Center in Bradenton, FL. She also owns and operates a clinical and forensic psychology practice at the Carter Psychology Center, where she offers psychotherapy, evaluation, mediation, and parenting coordination services. She has -authored two books on parenting coordination and several scholarly articles highlighting her research on parenting coordination.