COU FS651 - Consultation, Collaboration and Testimony

(Credits: 3)

This course offers an overview of ethical, legal and professional practice issues to be considered when clinicians are asked to provide consultation and/or testimony in court proceedings. Consultation and court-room testimony will be differentiated. Informed standards in providing both forensic consultations and court-room testimony will be highlighted. In order to integrate the theoretical, practical and emotional experiences of preparing and providing consultation and expert court testimony, students will participate in consultation scenarios and mock trial exercises. Open only to students in the master’s program in Forensic and Counseling Psychology.