How to Survive Giving Expert Evidence as a Psychologist
By (author) Bruce Stevens
Normal Price: $39.95
Your Price: $35.96 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.99! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.80 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Crossfire! by Bruce Stevens
Book DescriptionAs psychologists, we are highly trained mental health professionals. In the consulting room we are generally 'in control' and have a good feel for what is happening. However, in a court of law, it can be quite frightening as anything can happen. The vulnerability we feel in a courtroom is a professional vulnerability. This is because a psychologist can be made to think that his or her competence is on the line. This is not usually the case, but it is what it feels like. It is important for us to realise that in court it is our opinion that matters. But the process feels personal. This book is written to help you develop understanding and skills so that you can feel confident in presenting expert evidence. The format of the book is not simply to give you information, instead it is also structured to reflect the way psychologists can develop professional competence through supervision. You, the reader, will listen in on supervision sessions with Jason and Mary. The book includes practical suggestions and a focus on skills, as well as structured exercises to practise with peers. While it is not intended to be comprehensive, Crossfire!'s approach will touch on many of the issues that are important in the legal process. Its particular focus is enabling psychologists in Australia to feel confident in court.
Buy Crossfire! book by Bruce Stevens from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781875378814
(216mm x 140mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Australian Academic Press
Publisher: Australian Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Bruce Stevens
Happy Ever After?, Paperback (May 2011)» View all books by Bruce Stevens
Mary has brought Mark, recently returned from war service in Afghanistan, into counselling because of concerns for his gambling and how much it is costing the family. Is his military service playing some role in the increase in his gambling?
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crossfire! book by Bruce Stevens and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Bruce Stevens
Dr Bruce Stevens is an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and convenor of the Clinical Masters Program at the University of Canberra, Australia. He has over 20 years experience with relationship therapy in his private practice at Canberra Clinical and Forensic Psychology and has written a number of books including Regaining Intimacy, Mirror Mirror and Crossfire: How to survive giving expert evidence as a psychologist. Over the last 12 years he has given many workshops for professional development for the Australian Psychological Society. He is married to Jennie and they have four adult children.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.