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Author Stevens, Bruce
Title Crossfire! How to Survive Giving Expert Evidence as a Psychologist : How to Survive Giving Expert Evidence as a Psychologist
Imprint Brisbane : Australian Academic Press, 2008
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Descript 1 online resource (100 pages)
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Note Front cover -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Jason is Forced to Attend Court -- Chapter 3: Jason in Supervision -- Chapter 4: Mary as an Expert Witness: Supervision Session 1 -- Chapter 5: Mary is in Court -- Chapter 6: Mary in Supervision: Session 2 -- Chapter 7 Different Barristers, Same Tricks -- Chapter 8: A Judgment: Understanding the Legal View of Expert Evidence -- Chapter 9: A Complaint is Made Against Mary -- Chapter 10: Towards Excellence -- Appendix: A Practice Report for Peer Supervision -- Back cover
As psychologists, we are highly trained mental health professionals. In the consulting room we are generally 'in control' and have a good feel for what is happening. However, in a court of law, it can be quite frightening as anything can happen. The vulnerability we feel in a courtroom is a professional vulnerability. This is because a psychologist can be made to think that his or her competence is on the line. This is not usually the case, but it is what it feels like. It is important for us to realise that in court it is our opinion that matters. But the process feels personal
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Link Print version: Stevens, Bruce Crossfire! How to Survive Giving Expert Evidence as a Psychologist : How to Survive Giving Expert Evidence as a Psychologist Brisbane : Australian Academic Press,c2008 9781875378814
Subject Evidence, Expert -- Australia.;Forensic psychology -- Australia
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