chapter  7
The m oral status o f technology: Being recorded, being heard, and the construction o f concerns in child counselling
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Modern society is experiencing substantial changes in family form and composition. Associated with these changes is an apparent growth in parental separation and divorce. Parental separation can be a traumatic experience for children of all ages (Hetherington 1991). In certain areas of the UK, special­ ized child counselling services have been set up in order to provide an environment in which children can come to terms with the experience of separation, divorce, and family break-up without the possibly complicating presence of one or both parents in the room.