Milton Kalish, Licensed Clinical Social Worker #11335


Present Professional Activities:

    Child Custody Evaluation

    Confidential Mediation for Parents

    Child Custody Recommending Counselor 

    Accredited Expert Witness, Yolo, Contra Costa, Alameda Counties

    Co Parent Counseling

    Parent Child Reunification Therapy

    Psychotherapy: Adult, Adolescent, Child (from age 3), Family, Couple

Advanced Education:

    Certificate: The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley CA, 1987
    M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work, 1982
    B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1970

Professional Experience: 

     Child Custody Recommending Counselor, Yolo County Superior Court, 2016-present

    Child Custody Evaluation, qualified under Rule 5.225 (2015-present), Rules 1257.4, 1257.7 (1999-2000)

     Private Psychotherapy Practice, 1985-present
            35 years experience in treatment of adolescents, children including play therapy
            20 years experience with high conflict families and divorce
            years inpatient experience: 3 years child and adolescent, 1 year adult inpatient
    for further details please see Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations:

Sacramento Valley Mediator Evaluator Group 
    Sacramento County Bar Association

    Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

    California Association of Marital and Family Therapists

Advanced Training in Forensic Counseling:

    Overcoming Barriers to Parent Child Contact, 2018

    Single Parent Support Program, Carol Greenfield, 2017

Advanced Training in Child Custody Evaluation:

    Over 170 hours of mandated training,    for further details please see Curriculum Vitae

Advanced Training in Mediation:

    40 hour Divorce Confidential Mediation Training, Sharyn Kaplan Esq., 2012
    Child Custody Recommending Counselor: 40 hour mandated CCRC training, 2015
    Two Day Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training, 2015
    Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases, Wm. Eddy, 2 hours, 2015
    Confidential and Recommending Mediation Training, J. Schwartz, 2002

Professional Writing:

    Co Author, “Divorce: A problem to be solved, not a battle to be fought”, with
        Karen Fagerstrom PhD, Milton Kalish LCSW, Rodney Nurse PhD, Nancy Ross
        LCSW, Peggy Thompson PhD, Thomas Wolfrum JD.
    “Clinical Social Work and the Culture of War”, Clinical Update, (California
        Society for Clinical Social Work, September 2004)
    “Therapist Activism: Mobilizing Our Profession to Respond to the USA Patriot
        Act”, (California Society for Clinical Social Work, June 2004)

Subpages (1): Curriculum Vitae