Portable Guide to Testifying in Court for Mental Health Professionals An A-Z Guide to Being an Effective Witness

ISBN-10: 0471465526

ISBN-13: 9780471465522

Edition: 2005

List price: $75.00
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The authors of this title have extensive experience in preparing mental health professionals to give courtroom testimony. Here, they cover a variety of topics including being an involuntary witness and serving as an expert witness.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

The Judicial System
Our System of Justice
Involvement in the Judicial System
Lawyers: Their Functions
The Expert Witness
Testimony Versus Therapy
Therapist: Two Different Roles
Resolving Conflicts before They Escalate
Preparing for Testimony
Preparing for Discovery
Preparing "Ask Me" Questions for the Lawyer
Preparing for Deposition Testimony
Preparing for Courtroom Testimony
In the Courtroom
Testimony Tips
Lawyers' Tricks
Challenges to the Expert Witness: The Daubert Case
The Expert Witness's Tools
The Resume: Your Introduction to the Court
Making Sure You Are Compensated
What to Do If You Are Sued
Other Expert Witnesses
The School Counselor as a Courtroom Witness
The Forensic Expert
Useful Web Sites
Useful Forms
Example of a Motion to Quash Subpoena
Example of a Motion for Entry of a Protective Order
Example of a Qualified Protective Order
Authorization for the Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information
Checklist for Deposition Testimony
Checklist for Direct Examination for Courtroom Testimony
Checklist for Cross-Examination
List of Federal Cases Involving Daubert Challenges of Mental Health Professionals
Trial Vita (Sample Form)
Employee Evaluation Information and Consent Form
Home Study Information and Consent Form
Contract for Forensic Services and Information and Consent Form
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