A symposium entitled Reducing Parental Conflict and Risk of Harm to Children will take place at the CT Legislative Office building on Friday January 24, 1-4pm, room 1C.  Please pass this information to others interested in shared parenting.

Our two keynote speakers, professor Emily Douglas at Worcester Polytechnical Institute and professor Martin Kulldorff at Harvard Medical School, will address scientific evidence on shared parenting, domestic violence and risk of harm to children.

One of the nation’s leading experts on domestic violence, Dr. Emily Douglas is professor and chair of the Department of Social Science and Policy Studies at Worcester Polytechnic. In 2016-2017 she was a Congressional fellow in Washington, D.C., dually sponsored by the Society for Research in Child Development and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology. She will talk about risk factors for child abuse and filicide.

An epidemiological methods developer, Dr. Martin Kulldorff is a statistician and professor of medicine at Harvard University. He will give an overview of the scientific evidence on the impact on children of shared parenting and other custody arrangements.

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