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

4 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)

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