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Don Gordon

Donald A. Gordon, Ph.D. is a child clinical psychologist and professor emeritus of psychology at Ohio University. He has received numerous state, federal and foundation grants to support his research on family relationships, children’s adjustment, parent education, and factors that help children adapt to divorce. He has written extensively about family therapy for juvenile delinquents and disruptive adolescents in scientific journals and edited books, and has developed several computer-based interactive programs to improve parenting skills. Dr. Gordon conducts training internationally for criminal justice and court personnel, and mental health and protective service professionals on techniques and programs that reduce stress on children. The Children in Between program, formerly Children in the Middle, received the prestigious Telly Award and the SAMHSA Model Program award (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services). Dr. Gordon’s divorce education materials are in use in over a thousand programs in all U.S. states and Canadian provinces, plus a dozen other countries.