Parental separation, alienation and splitting: Healing beyond reunification
We are delighted to welcome Jill Salberg, PhD, of New York University, as special guest speaker at the third conference of the EAPAP, which has moved online due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Parent-child reunification interventions in Israel: Challenges and dilemmas from daily practice
Dr Benjamin Bailey and Dr Inbal Kivenson Bar-On, social workers and therapists from the north of Israel, around Haifa, describe the challenges of working with alienation in the country
‘I did not see my daughters for years:’ The impact of coercive control on post-divorce relationships between mothers and children
Dr Sietske Dijkstra describes her study into how IPV and ex-partner violence can be played out by turning the children against the former spouse
Bucharest conference widens the debate
A significant two-day conference bringing together legal and mental health professionals, entitled Interdisciplinary Approach to Disputes Involving Juveniles in Cases of Parental Alienation, was held at the Bucharest Tribunal in Romania.
Zagreb lecture brings together judges and psychotherapists
A public lecture on parental alienation was organised jointly by the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Centre and the Association of Judges for Youth, Family Judges and Experts for Children and Youth at the Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health.
Important legal rulings
Two significant legal rulings in relation to parental alienation including Pisică v the Republic of Moldova, a breach of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, and in England & Wales, Re S (Parental Alienation: Cult: Transfer of Primary Care), establishing important case law.