Essential knowledge for the expert witness 1: Roles and responsibilities
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Essential knowledge for the expert witness 1: Roles and responsibilities, Essential knowledge for the expert witness 2: Contracting and instructions, Essential knowledge for the expert witness 3: The assessment , Essential knowledge for the expert witness 4: The expert report, Essential knowledge for the expert witness 5: Post report activity including experts meeting, Essential knowledge for the expert witness 6: Presenting courtroom evidence, Essential knowledge for the expert witness 7: Psychometrics in Court, Essential knowledge for the expert witness 8: Current case law for psychologists, Essential knowledge for the expert witness: Full series
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Course overview

This module is part of the BPS Essential knowledge for the expert witness series. The series is made up of 8 modules in total, and we recommend that you complete all 8 modules to maximise your learning. Ideally, the modules should be completed in order.

Presented by Susan van Scoyoc CPsychol FBPsS, this series focuses upon the knowledge you need to fulfil your responsibilities and consider the challenges along the way. 

Roles and responsibilities is the first in the series and is approximately 90 minutes long. 


Intended audience

This series is intended for HCPC registered practitioner psychologists or those towards the completion of their accredited training. It is particularly suitable for those considering embarking on practice as an Expert Witness.


Learning objectives

Essential knowledge for the expert witness module 1: Roles and responsibilities

  • Understand the importance of maintaining independence as an expert witness 
  • Understand the different phases of the expert witness duties; the report, the experts meeting, oral evidence
  • Know the Cresswell Principles of expert evidence
  • Know the importance of being familiar with the court rules (Civil Procedure part 35, Family Proceedings part 25. Criminal Procedure part 19, Court of Protection part 49)
  • Be aware of ethical and practice issues often faced by a psychologist acting as an Expert Witness

This course is available in English only.