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Child's Best Interest Assessment

Leahcim T. Semaj & Company Limited has served the mental health needs of persons in the Caribbean and the United States for the last 30 years. We are now offering a specialisation to assist parents, lawyers and the courts make the most informed decisions possible as they decide what is in the child’s best interest.

Procedures to measure the Child’s Best Interest:

  • Clinical interview of parents
  • Clinical interview of child
  • Psychological testing of parents
  • Psychological testing of child
  • Parent-child observation
  • Parent-parent observation
  • Interviews with significant others
  • School and/or home visits

Procedures for determining the Child’s Best Interest

  • Home visit observation
  • Collateral interview
  • Parenting abilities checklist
  • Child’s adjustment to home and community checklist
  • Parent/child goodness of fit observation
  • Suitability for joint custody interview
  • Abuse/neglect checklist

Each project is price as a function of

  • the number of areas covered,
  • the number of reports required and
  • time required for court appearance.


Above or Beyond is a trusted boutique Management Consulting firm with offices in Kingston, Jamaica and Florida, USA. With 70 years of combined expertise we work with individuals and organisations to solve problems and deliver outstanding results.

Contact info

We have done interesting and far-reaching work in all major industries: Energy, Banking, Education, Gaming, Government, Hospitality, Insurance, Finance, Manufacturing, Mining and Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Distribution, Security, Shipping, and Telecommunications.

  • 8350 NW 52nd Ter Ste 301 Doral Florida. 33166/span>
  • 954-361-1745 | 876-948-5627
  • [email protected]
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