Prof. Dr. Jelena Zumbach-Basu

Juniorprofessur für Familienrechtspsychologie

Tel: 030/ 20 91 66-286
Am Köllnischen Park 1 | Raum 3.12

Sprechstunde: nach Vereinbarung

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Research Interests:

  • Child abuse and neglect, its risk assessment, and its consequences on child development and family functioning
  • Forensic-psychological assessment in family law proceedings
  • Assessment and evaluation of children’s views and preferences in judicial and administrative proceedings consistent with the UNCRC
  • Socio-emotional development and behavior problems in childhood


Selected Publications:

Senberg, A., Oster, A., & Schmucker, M., & Zumbach, J. (2023). Personality disorder and child maltreatment? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 140, 106148.

Rademacher, A., Zumbach, J., & Koglin, U. (2023). Parenting style and child aggressive behavior in preschool and elementary school: The mediating effect of emotion dysregulation. Early Childhood Education Journal. Advance online publication.

Schubert, A., Chamolly, L., Zumbach, J., & Bodansky, A. (2023). Interview for Two. Leitfadenvorschläge für die Elternexploration im familiengerichtlichen Begutachtungskontext der Lebensmittelpunkt- und Umgangsfragestellung. Praxis der Rechtspsychologie, 33, 97-120.

Zumbach, J., Brubacher, S., Davis, F., de Ruiter, C., Ireland, J., Mc Namarra, K., October, M., Saini, M., Volbert, R., & Laajasalo, T. (2022). International perspective on guidelines for child custody and child maltreatment risk evaluations: A preliminary comparative analysis across selected countries in Europe and North America. Frontiers in Psychology – Forensic and Legal Psychology.



Completed projects