Parenting Assessments by Expert Witnesses Psychologists In London and Throughout the UK
Rated excellent ***** 5/5 We bring over 50 years experience of providing quality expert parenting assessment reports. Experienced psychologists offer local home visits for family risk assessments. As parenting assessment experts we produce psychological and cognitive assessments of children, families and parents for Family, Criminal and Civil Court proceedings. We produce parenting risk assessments. We also have experience of working with Looked After Children providing advice and assessments of parents for Children’s Services.
Advanced Assessments can address a wide range of areas including:
Assessments of ability parenting capacity including assessment of intellectual functioning and the impact of this on caring.
Sex offender risk assessment within a family context
Ability of a partner to protect children from a violent, sexually abusive or emotionally abusive person
Whole family assessments in order to establish the dynamics of a family, for example, in the context of disputes or where a child is demonstrating behavioural difficulties
Family risk assessment of physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence and partners' ability to protect
Substance abuse and dependence in a forensic context
Effect of substance misuse and dependence upon parenting abilities
Psychological effects of matrimonial /relationship breakdown and abusive relationships
Risk Assessments with respect to sexual, physical or emotional abuse
Therapeutic needs of parents, timescales and prospect of change
Attachment relationships of children to their parents or carers
Assessment of harm or likelihood of harm suffered by children with respect to known or suspected neglect and/or physical, sexual & emotional abuse
Placement and therapeutic needs of children following a care order
Intellectual capacity — I.Q., learning difficulties, ability to instruct solicitor
Assessments for care proceedings, contact and residence disputes
Child Development Assessments
Impact of abuse
Assessment of shared residence and care
Assessment of drugs and alcohol on ability to parent
Assessments of the ability to protect children from unsuitable partners and grandparents
Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS Syndrome) or brainwashing of a child by one parent to denigrate the other parent
Learning disability and its impact on parenting
Child psychologist assessments are available in family law, childcare, adoption and foster care. Our experts work with lawyers, CAFCASS, children’s services and the courts (in care proceedings, contact and residence cases).
We produce high quality reports covering: parenting capacity assessments, attachment, refusal to see a parent (parental alienation syndrome (PAS), family assessments, risk and assessments child abuse. We also produce immigration asylum assessments on the impact of separation, risk and age assessments.
We provide psychological assessments of adults and children in family court proceedings (public and private law cases).
We can also provide therapeutic interventions, including family therapy and CBT with children and their families. We also develop family safety strategies to reduce risk. We accept funding form the Legal Aid Agency and clients are normally seen within one week of confirmation of funding. Reports are normally released within 14 days of assessment.
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We work throughout the UK
UK: +44 (0) 208 200 0078 Emergencies: +44 (0) 7071 200 344
Our head offices are located at: 180 Piccadilly, St. James's, London, W1J 9HF
We are a part of the Strategic Enterprise Group