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Psychologists as expert witnesses: An overview

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

APS webinar

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About this event

This webinar aims to provide psychologists with an overview of the role and obligations of expert witnesses in court and a general understanding of the expert witness process and be better positioned to potentially provide evidence in court.

More specifically, the webinar will cover:

  • the role of expert witnesses in court,
  • obligations of expert witnesses,
  • the court process, and
  • psychologists as expert witnesses.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • describe the role and obligations of psychologists as expert witnesses in court,
  • describe the basic court process and the role of the expert witness in this process, and
  • recognise specific points and issues relating to the provision of expert evidence by psychologists.

 

Presenter

Steven Hogg, Barrister-trainer – Loquitur

 

About Australian Psychological Society (APS)

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) is Australia’s peak psychology body. With 27,000 members, The APS strongly advocates for the discipline and profession of psychology, supports high standards for the profession, promotes psychological knowledge to enhance community wellbeing, and is dedicated to providing benefits to support members’ professional lives.

 

Details

Date:
February 8
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
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Website:
https://psychology.org.au/event/22594?view=true

Venue

WEBINAR

Organiser

Australian Psychological Society (APS)