Qualified as Expert and given sworn testimony on Parental Alienation, Child Abuse, and Child Custody issues in Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, No. Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, So. Carolina, So. Dakota and Tennessee and throughout Florida. Conducted several hundred child custody/parenting plan evaluations. Provided Continuing Legal Education on the topics of Parental Alienation, Reviewing & Critiquing Child Custody Evaluations, and Litigating Family Law Cases with Parental Alienation. Trained in Forensic Examinations, Forensic Evaluations and Juvenile Justice, Guardianship Evaluations, Assessing Violence Risk in Juveniles and Advanced Child Custody Evaluations by the University of South Florida, Dept. of Mental Health Law & Policy; Trained in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law. Consultant to the legal community in Florida, as well as throughout the U.S. on Psychological and Educational matters; consulted with Orange County Public Defender with cases involving arrest and incarceration of children, including Competency Assessments and Insanity Determinations as well as expert testimony; provided expert testimony for Workplace Violence cases; and conducted child custody evaluations and testified on high conflict divorces, parental alienation and child abuse. Trained facilitator in Family Bridges Workshop for Troubled and Alienated Parent-Child Relationships as a Reunification Specialist. Over 24 hours of training, I'm one of 18 in the US. Certified Guardian ad Litem in 13th Judicial Circuit Program Director for the Collaborative Divorce Institute of Tampa Bay Trained Parenting Coordinator from USF Trained and Certified by the Florida Supreme Court in County and Family Mediation.+ More
Robert A. Evans, Ph.D.
co-founder of The National Association of Parental Alienation Specialists (see: www.naopas.com)
- Child Custody Evaluations
- Family/Divorce Mediation
- Guardian ad Litem
- Parent Coordination
- Expert Witness
- Parental Alienation/Pathogenic Parenting
- Psychological Maltreatment
- Collaborative Law Practice
- Psychological Evaluations
Over thirty years of experience in applied psychology & the behavioral sciences in FL.
Licensed School Psychologist: Trained in Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluations since 1996; Professional member of Canakaris Inns of Court 6th Judicial Circuit, Clearwater, FL Approved by numerous legal bars across the U.S. to provide Continuing Legal Education to attorneys on Parental Alienation Syndrome (i.e., FL, NY, CA, CO, CN, GA, ID, NC, MN, MO, MS, WA, OR, ID). Co-authored the book entitled The Essentials of Parental Alienation Syndrome and co-founded The National Association of Parental Alienation Specialists (NAPAS). Approved sponsor of continuing education for psychologists by the Am. Psychological Association. Qualified as Expert and given sworn testimony in Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, No. Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, So. Carolina, So. Dakota and Tennessee and the following Florida County Circuit Courts: Alachua, Broward, Clay, Collier, Dade, Duval, Flagler, Highland, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Leon, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, Volusia, and Walton. Publications in the fields of Forensic Psychology, Educational Psychology, Human Factors, Training and Training Research.