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AFCC Webinar: The Hats We Wear as Court Experts: Roles, Conflicts, and Helpfulness

The Hats We Wear as Court Experts: Roles, Conflicts, and Helpfulness

Jeffrey P. Wittmann, PhD

June 18, 2024

1:00pm-2:00pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Registration Closes June 17, 2024 at 9:00am Eastern Time (US & Canada)
The Hats We Wear as Court Experts:  Roles, Conflicts, and Helpfulness

Mental health Professionals have unique clinical experience and a rich library of research allowing them to offer helpful information to attorneys and courts in the role of “expert.”  However, the functions and nuances of various expert roles, along with demands by various stakeholders can also create role-conflicts and ethical peril.  This webinar will explore the terrain of work done as court-involved experts with a focus on risk management and maximal helpfulness.

AFCC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AFCC is also approved to sponsor continuing education for psychologists licensed to practice in the state of New York. AFCC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The program is eligible for up to 1 hour of continuing education for psychologists.

Member Certificate of Attendance $15
Nonmember Certificate of Attendance $20

Jeffrey Wittman, PhD, is a trial consultant whose practice concentrates on trial support for attorneys in custody and access matters and on forensic peer reviews.  He serves as a consultant for major law firms nationally and has taught forensic psychology at the doctoral level.  Dr. Wittmann is a recognized expert on the intersection of law and psychology. His most recent book is entitled: Evaluating Evaluations:  An attorney’s Handbook for Analyzing Child Custody Reports” (MatLaw, 2013).

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June 18
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