Forensic Evaluations

Dr. Myers has provided forensic evaluations for the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP) for over 10 years.  He has conducted both court-court ordered and non-court ordered evaluations of parents and their children involved with DCPP in Bergen and Hudson Counties.  Dr. Myers may be asked to evaluate families involved in an investigation and answer questions related to parenting capacity (risk assessment); to determine needs for therapeutic services; and/or determine placement for children and conditions of contact with parents. 

 

 

Court

Dr. Myers has also been retained for court ordered Best Interest Evaluations (Child Custody Evaluation) for parents involved in child custody disputes, as well, as violence risk assessment, and psychological evaluations for conditions of probation. Dr. Myers has provided court ordered psycho-educational evaluations and provided expert witness testimony for fact finding hearings involving allegations of educational neglect.  He is well versed in special education law and has been frequently asked to provide objective evaluations during disputes in the IEP process.