Child Custody Evaluator, Adoption Evaluation Provider, Expert Witness, Mediator- Since leaving her position as a Dallas County Family Court Counselor in July 2013 in order to pursue a private, non-clinical practice, Ms. Diveley Terhall has functioned as a private, non-clinical practitioner of social work services that include contested child custody evaluations, pre and post adoption evaluations, child interviews, home visits & mediation via court order. Ms. Diveley Terhall provides expert testimony related to the evaluations she conducts.  


Dallas County Family Court Services Domestic Relations Office -Family Court Counselor for Dallas County Domestic Relations Office- Family Court Services Division  

 

Dallas County Community College District- Adjunct Faculty member in the Math, Science, and Behavioral Sciences Division  


Collin College -Associate Faculty member in the Social Science, Health, & Public Services Department  

 

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services  - Level One Child Placement Contractor conducting foster and adoptive contract home study assessments 

 

Adoption Advisory, Inc. -Adoption Counselor/Co-Director and Level One Child Placement Staff  

 

Children and Family Institute- Level One Child Placement Contractor conducting foster/adoptive contract home study assessments  

 

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services  - Child Protective Services Specialist I-III , Dallas, Texas  

 

 



 

 

Employment

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Licensed Master Social Worker with Independent Practice Recognition #35684 - Issued by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners (TSBSWE)


Basic and Family Mediation Training, 2002 - Dispute Mediation Services and Eastfield Community College


Master of Science in Social Work1999 - University of Texas at Arlington


Bachelor of Social Work1995 - University of Texas at Arlington


Licensure & Education


 

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)

 

Texas Family Law Foundation 

 

 

Memberships

Sharyl Diveley Terhall, LMSW-IPR

Licensed Master Social Worker with Independent Practice Recognition

Child Custody and Adoption Evaluator, Mediator