The recording also highlighted the importance of deciding whether to introduce expert testimony in a case.
In addition, it identified ways to work with experts to prepare a case for trial even if the testimony will not be introduced.
Cultivating Our Roots: Leveraging a Gendered and Cultured Lens to Advance Community Strategies to Improve Population Wide Mental Health and Wellbeing, Prevention Institute, Blue Shield of California Foundation and November Foundation.
National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Rights4Girls.
Wyoming's Joint Symposium on Children and Youth: Crimes Against Children & Children's Justice, Wyoming Children's Justice Project and Wyoming Office of the Attorney General, Division of Victim Services.
a self-paced tutorial on abuse for clergy, spiritual leaders and teachers.
It discussed the law related to the prosecution’s introduction of expert testimony on victim behavior, how to identify experts qualified to testify on this subject, and what the parameters of such testimony should be.
domestic and violence, problematic substance use and mental ill-health are three issues which often co-exist. This course is designed to 'uncomplicate' matters by raising your awareness about how the three issues interlink and reflecting on the most effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.Expert testimony to explain victim behavior is often the best way to dispel myths and assist the jury to make an informed decision based on the evidence, viewed in its proper context.This previously-recorded webinar described the impact of trauma on victims, including cognitive and behavioral reactions, and discussed the effect of common victim behaviors on factfinders’ assessments of victim credibility.Successful completion of a module will result in a certificate, however this certificate is intended to be used for professional advancement and cannot be considered a replacement for a university based course.the AJA, with the assistance of Futures Without Violence, and the National Center for State Courts, is proud to provide this high-quality, web-based, comprehensive domestic violence education for judges.This recording described common victim behaviors and dynamics in intimate partner violence cases, as well as their impact on fact finders' assessments of victim credibility.