Parental Fitness Evaluation

parental fitness assessment is  a specialized psychological evaluation, typically ordered by a court, and used to assess the capacity of a parent to parent their children.  Often times, this evaluation is ordered by a court as part of a termination of parental rights case or in the course of determining a parent's ability to assume custody of their children in a custody dispute.

Parental Fitness Evaluation

Parental Fitness Evaluation in St. George, Utah

Parent-Child Bonding Studies in St. George, Utah

A parental fitness assessment is  a specialized psychological evaluation, typically ordered by a court, and used to assess the capacity of a parent to parent their children.  Often times, this evaluation is ordered by a court as part of a termination of parental rights case or in the course of determining a parent's ability to assume custody of their children in a custody dispute.  Parents involved in DCFS cases are often required to obtain a parental fitness evaluation.

Dr. Dan Sanderson conducts these evaluations for Therapy Associates.  The assessment includes psychological testing, clinical interviews and parent/child observations.  

The cost of the evaluation varies, based on the specific issues that need to be addressed, but typically the evaluation costs approximately $1500.  Payment must be made in full prior to the evaluation being conducted.

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