PARENTAL ATTUNEMENT IN UPBRINGING: Parental cooperation in upbringing is more important for the child’s socio-emotional development than parenting of each parents separately

PARENTAL ATTUNEMENT IN UPBRINGING: Parental cooperation in upbringing is more important for the child’s socio-emotional development than parenting of each parents separately

Parental attunement in upbringing (co-parenting) is defined as the level of cooperation and support between two adults who are responsible for upbringing and raising individual child. People do not have to be married, they must share the responsibility for raising a child. Studies of co-parenting began on separated parents, and later extended to the whole family with the biological parents of children, as well as cooperation between the mother and other family members in child-raising and homosexual partners who jointly raise a child.
Read more →

Joint custody – questions and dilemmas

Questions about joint child care after parental separation and divorce have been engaging the interest of professionals of various profiles: social workers, family physicians, psychologists, psychiatrist, jurists and attorneys and institutions and bodies involved in custody decisions. All involved in the process of making custody decisions understand the level of responsibility when safety and stability of child development and future are at stake.

Read more →

What is the best interest of the child in parental divorce

Convention on the rights of the child emphasises that children are born with fundamental rights and freedoms belonging to all human beings. Children's physical and psychological immaturity, i.e. their developmental characteristics impose a need for special attention to their special rights to protection both in their everyday life and especially in some crisis situations the child and the family encounter, like e.g., parental divorce, domestic violence, child victim or witness of some form of abuse or neglect, or some other traumatic event.

Read more →