Publications and Presentations

Selected publications and presentations

Publications Presentations
"I will always strive to think and act appropriately, using my education, training and experience to further agreed upon goals. I invite open communication and always want the complete confidence of the client."
– Dr. Steven Sparta

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Selected Invited Presentations

A brief list of selected presentations made by Dr. Sparta

2016 — FBI-San Diego Office
Dr. Sparta was invited to present to the staff of the FBI-San Diego office regarding the psychological aspects of divorce.
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Invited Presentation

October 14, 2015 — San Diego Family Law Bar
Assessing Domestic Violence
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Invited Presentation

June 24, 2015 — Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Diego Office
Divorce: Features and Consequences
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Invited Presentation

April 15, 2010 — Costa Mesa, CA
Psychology standard of care practices in divorce/child custody/family law matters
Speakers: Steven Sparta and Hon. Stephen Hjelt
Invited in-service training to the California Board of Psychology's expert consultants.

December 3, 2009 — San Diego, CA
Ethical and practice issues with children/families in divorce proceedings
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Invited presentation, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Continuing Education Seminar.

March 23, 2002 — San Diego, CA
Psychological issues in Dependency Court Cases
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Ninth Annual Conference and Seminar, California Appellate Defense Counsel.

August 22, 2002 — Chicago, Il.
Top Ten Ethical Dilemmas for Psychologists
Speakers: Steven Sparta, Ph.D. and Members/Staff of the Ethics Committee of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association Convention

April 17-20, 1997 — Los Angeles California
Application of American Psychological Association's Guidelines for Child Custody Evaluations: Three Years After Implementation
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Invited presentation to the first Joint Conference of the American Bar Association and the American Psychological Association, Children, Divorce and Custody

March 26, 1999 — Toronto, Canada
Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluation
Speaker: Steven Sparta, Ph.D.
Invited Presentation, American Board of Professional Psychology

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