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Author McDonough, Hanna.

Title Putting children first [electronic resource] : a guide for parents breaking up / Hanna McDonough and Christina Bartha.

Imprint Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1999.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 185 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This book describes a child-centred approach for separated and divorcing parents who want to minimize the damage done to children during and after the break-up. It offers essential information and advice on renegotiating the practical and emotional aspects of the parent-child relationship."--Jacket.
Contents ""CONTENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Part I: Preventing Conflict""; ""1 Three Different Kinds of Divorce""; ""2 The Stresses of Divorce and the Loss of Love""; ""3 Loss of Full-Time Parenting""; ""4 The Separating Process""; ""5 Children's Reactions to Divorce""; ""6 Talking to Your Children about Your Divorce""; ""7 The Parenting Plan""; ""8 Getting to Your Parenting Plan""; ""Part II: Managing Conflict by Getting Informed""; ""9 The High-Conflict Divorce""; ""10 The Impact of Conflict on Children and Parental Alienation Syndrome""; ""11 Traditional Custody and Access Arrangements""
""Part III: Damage Control""""12 When You Have to Go to Court and Clinical Assessments""; ""13 Special Issues: Absent Parents, Spousal Assault, Supervised Access, and Sexual Abuse Allegations""; ""Conclusion""; ""APPENDIX""; ""REFERENCES""
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Subject Divorce -- Psychological aspects.
Separation (Psychology)
Marital conflict.
Conflict management.
Children of divorced parents -- Psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bartha, Christina.
Other Form: Print version: McDonough, Hanna. Putting children first. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1999 9780802042170 (DLC) 00551314 (OCoLC)40940423
ISBN 9781442678910 (electronic bk.)
1442678917 (electronic bk.)
0802042171 (bound)
0802080642 (pbk.)