A very interesting blog post from a parental alienation practitioner in Sweden, detailing the situation in Sweden.
A very interesting point made in this post is that in a land such as Sweden, known around the world for open social reforms the situation regarding parental alienation is no better than in other countries such as the UK, USA, Germany or Austria.
via The child´s right to family life in Sweden | Avskilda barn – Secluded children
Another – this time scathing – report on the CAFCASS/Women’s Aid report disaster.
via The Backbencher – Biased Incompetence in CAFCASS and Women’s Aid Report
Another report on the recent report published detailing research undertaken by CAFCASS and Woman’s Aid.
Please note when reading that Ms Woodhall, is as a rule gender neutral in her blog posts.
After having read this and the other reactions I have posted I may feel obliged to post something myself!
via Through the Gendered Lens Darkly | Karen Woodall
This week I have been starting the process of codifying the principles of practice in working with alienated children and their families for the development of training programmes. As part of this …
Source: What is Success in Treating Parental Alienation?
I have just read an excellent summary from the transparency project (link below) about a case from 2011 that has just been published in the UK.
Interesting is the fact that the child was at the time a ward of court, and the parents were still fighting for the child. In 2009 there had been enough evidence to see that the actions of both parents were detrimental to the child. In 2011 the judge summed up so:
The difficulty in the case is that each of them has heard clearly what I have said about the other, but for the most part, have not heard what was said about them … The conflict continues unabated. The mother continues to make allegations which the court has found unsubstantiated in her discussions with other professionals. The father still has no chink of understanding about why it all went wrong in the first place so far as his behaviour was concerned…
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