Psychologists interested in moving into personal injury work and seasoned experts looking to develop their skills may be interested in attending the following Personal Injury Training Workshop. Focusing on the issues of diagnosis and ‘the journey of a medico-legal report’, the training will address issues of common themes, concerns and aid you in navigating the personal injury landscape.
14th June 2019
10am to 4pm
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ
£155 + VAT (lunch and refreshments included)
(15% off for Psychology Experts Associates, contact us for information)
- Consideration of the range of opinion with regards the diagnosis aspect of a medico legal report writing
- Understanding the diagnostic framework and common diagnosis seen in a medico legal civil litigation clinic
- Differential diagnoses
- Understanding the process of writing a medico legal civil litigation report from a psychologist’s perspective
- Where the reports come from – the role of agencies and instructing parties
- What to consider when assessing for a civil litigation case, including psychometrics, issues of malingering, attribution, vulnerability, treatment and prognosis.
- How to respond to amendment requests, queries and part 35 questions and joint statements
Dr Kathryn Newns is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of civil litigation medical expert witness experience. She holds the Bond Solon/Cardiff Law school certificate and regularly mentors and supervises Psychologists working in Personal Injury work.