Legal Learning Session: The social worker as a professional witness

10/11/2022 14:15 - 15:15

Designed for all social workers, this legal learning seminar will help you to prepare and manage your court appearance. Preparing for court covers everything from good quality court statements to what to wear on the day of court. Judge Bryer will detail how to prepare in advance of the day, focus on how to present yourself in court and how to deliver often complex evidence and respond to cross examination.  

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand what is required in preparation for your court appearance.
  • Learn how to give the best account of yourself and deal with challenging questions.
  • How to respond to cross examination.

Judge Bryer, mental health judge