Publication Year: 2002
Authors/Editor: Westcott, Helen L.; Davies, Graham M.; Bull, Ray
Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice is an accessible review of existing knowledge and recent developments in psychological research and forensic practice.
Children's Testimony offers a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of issues relating to children's evidence. Starting with psychological underpinnings and child protection considerations, the reader is taken through a clearly structured and timely collection of chapters from internationally renowned contributors.
Pointers for practitioners are clearly highlighted throughout and a unique, jargon-free glossary of psychological terms encountered in child witness research is included making this a highly practical text.
* An accessible review of existing knowledge and preview of new and recent developments in psychological research and forensic practice
* An outstanding group of international contributors
* Offers a broad scope that considers all the key areas of research and practice
Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice