Nov. 14, 2017

WHAT: The House Children and Youth Committee, led by Rep. Kathy Watson (R-Bucks/144th), will hold an informational meeting about parental alienation syndrome, which is the psychological manipulation of a child by one parent in order to alienate the child from the other parent during and following a divorce.

WHO: Watson and members of the committee. The featured guest offering insight into the issue will be Dr. Craig Childress, a psychologist from California who is a renowned expert on the phenomenon of parental alienation syndrome.

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Room 60, East Wing, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: The hearing will be streamed live at

Media contact: Jennifer Keaton, 717.705.2094,