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Children's Well-being, Domestic Violence, and the Legal System

Start/End Monday, January 28, 2013 12:10 PM EST -- 01:10 PM EST
Location Name JG 101

Interested in the intersection of the three? Dr. Alan Ravitz is a leading youth psychiatrist, one of the nation's foremost experts in the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of youths with psychiatric disorders, and a former professor at NYU. He will be speaking about his extensive experience testifying in domestic violence in cases, and his discussion will touch on how instances of domestic violence play out in custody cases, how the psychological issues of the parties weigh into disputes, and the dynamics of violent tendencies, victimhood, and parenthood. Lunch will be served.  Contact: Leslie Jaw, lj2280@columbia.edu