CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Mitchell Rosen received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from San Francisco State University in 1973 and his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in 1975. Mr. Rosen completed his 3,000 hour internship at Kellogg Psychiatric Hospital in Corona CA and has been licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist since 1977.
Training: Mr. Rosen is qualified to conduct 3111 and 730 child custody evaluations. In addition to being licensed as marriage, family and child therapist, he has competed the basic and advanced training in domestic violence under rule 5.225 (e) as well the 40 hours of education required to be a child custody evaluator under rule 5.225 (d). Mr. Rosen has also complied with the continuing education requirement required of child custody evaluators by completing the update required in rule 5.225 (i) and the annual 8 hours of update training required in rule 5.225 (d) and the 4 hours of update training required in rule 5.230. Mitchell Rosen has also independently conducted and completed child custody evaluations as required in rule 5.225(g) as well as complied with the experience requirement for a child custody evaluator specified in rule 5.225 (g) because he participated in the completion of at least four court-appointed child custody evaluations in the preceding three years.
Experience: His experience at an acute psychiatric hospital educated Mitchell to a broad spectrum
of emotional disorders including major depression, chemical dependency and addictive
disorders, suicide, bipolar, schizophrenia, conduct disorders, personality disorders
including anti-social and borderline as well as anxiety disorders. In 1988 he went into private practice after working at Kellogg for ten years as a primary therapist for adults, adolescents and chemical dependency patients. Mr. Rosen has had offices in Corona and Temecula since 1988. In addition to working with psychiatric clients, Mitchell worked for the Corona Norco School District as a consultant for the Department of Special Education. He has also worked for the Riverside County Office of Education as Director of Student Assistance Program Training and provided in-services on such diverse topics as: Bully/Victim
Violence, Angry and Violent Adolescents and Emotional Disorders of Childhood.
His work with public schools included facilitating grief and loss groups for middle schools and individual therapy and anger management for students at Ortega Continuation High School in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District. Mitchell has presented to parent groups at Chaparral High School in Temecula and Murrieta Valley High School.
In the Fall of 2000, Mr. Rosen was approached by the Press-Enterprise Newspaper and asked to write a weekly column on mental health and family life. His articles have appeared weekly since 2000. Mitchell was asked to present to the San Bernardino and Riverside County Departments of Mental Health on the topic: Media and the Mind. Mr. Rosen has also presented to the entire Bishop Police Department on the topic of
Domestic Violence at the invitation of Presiding Judge Dean Stout and to the mediators of the family law courts of Riverside and Hemet on the topic of Co-Parenting.