This workshop will discuss how prosecutors can best utilize therapists as witnesses in a criminal trial. The presenters will address this topic from their perspectives as a therapist and a prosecutor. They will explain how to get a therapist qualified as an expert witness and how to use that expert once you have them.
Identify strengths and limitations of including therapist testimony in criminal proceedings.
Collaborate pre-, mid-, and post-trial to maximize effective use of therapist testimony.
Navigate the process of qualifying a therapist as an expert witness.