Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 295–313 | Cite as

Treatment of noncustodial fathers: Gender issues and clinical dilemmas

  • Jack C. Wall
  • Alan J. Levy
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Abstract

This article addresses issues involved in the treatment of fathers who do not have custody of their children. It reviews literature on demographic trends and discusses fathers' reactions to loss of child custody. Assessment and treatment guidelines are offered so that clinical practice may become more responsive to the needs of the population. Gender concerns, particularly as they relate to transference and countertransference, are also discussed.

Keywords

Clinical Practice Social Psychology Treatment Guideline Gender Issue Demographic Trend 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack C. Wall
    • 1
  • Alan J. Levy
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Social WorkLoyola UniversityUSA

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