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Last approved: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:06:50 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 15 Aug 2016 03:07:09 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Forensic Psychology (FORP)
Consultation and Testimony
Consultation and Testimony
Fall 2016
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students in the forensic psychology program


Dr. Marcus Forbes
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The role of the forensic practitioner in providing services within the legal system and other related organizations; evidentiary issues with regard to expert testimony; techniques for successfully presenting psychological testimony; effective consultation with other disciplines, including attorneys, mental health providers, and criminal justice personnel.
1. Understand the role of the psychological consultant in the legal system. 2. Analyze and be able to utilize current research in the area of trial preparation and jury selection. 3. Understand specific issues confronting an expert witness in various legal proceedings. 4. Present as an effective expert witness. 5. Recognize ethical issues and/or dilemmas and discuss approaches for resolution. 6. Define the various roles the forensic mental health consultant may fill within the legal arena.

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jbb (Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:53:11 GMT): Rollback: Syllabus must contain the required CCAS boilerplate regarding: Course requirements and grading; Attendance and Participation; Goals and Learning Outcomes; Academic Integrity; Support for Students Outside the Classroom, Security. Consult syllabus template.
cbeil (Mon, 15 Aug 2016 03:07:09 GMT): Changed effective term to fall 2016
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