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Comprehensive Expert Witness Training Sessions for Psychologists

Client Background

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) is the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia, representing over 27000 members. 

The APS is responsible for (inter alia) psychologist ethics and practice standards in Australia, arranging strategic partnerships to ensure best practice application of psychological interventions, supporting global mental health and wellbeing and the assessment of qualifications. 

Training Provided

Loquitur provided series of bespoke, “in house” training session to APS members on all aspects of the roles of psychologists as expert witnesses.

Topics covered included:

  •  The role of expert witnesses in court;
  • Obligations, duties and ethics of psychologists as expert witnesses;
  • The court process;
  • Specific points for psychologists as expert witnesses;
  • Expert report writing for psychologists as expert witnesses in legal proceedings; and
  • Psychologists giving testimony in court, and particularly cross examination

    “It was very helpful to have this presented by a lawyer to understand the requirements of a witness (clinical or expert) and for reports, as well as their role in the process.

    The training afforded good insight into the psycho/legal nexus.”

    Expert Witness Training

    Online throughout Australia

    Training Overview
    Series of live sessions online covering all facets of expert witness evidence

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