Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

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Michael E. Lamb, David J. La Rooy, Lindsay C. Malloy, Carmit Katz
Wiley, Jun 1, 2011 - Psychology - 480 pages
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The second edition of "Children's Testimony" is a fully up-to-date resource for practitioners and researchers working in forensic contexts and concerned with children's ability to provide reliable testimony about abuse. Written for both practitioners and researchers working in forensic contexts, including investigative interviewers, police officers, lawyers, judges, expert witnesses, and social workers Explores a range of issues involved with children's testimony and their ability to provide reliable testimony about experienced or witnessed events, including abuse Avoids jargon and highly technical language Includes a comprehensive range of contributions from an international group of practitioners and researchers to ensure topicality and relevance

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About the author (2011)

Michael E. Lamb is Head of the Department of Social and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge, UK.

David J. La Rooy holds a Research Lectureship funded by the Scottish Institute for Policing Research at the University of Abertay Dundee, where he is responsible for the Forensic Psychobiology Degree.

Lindsay C. Malloy is Assistant Professor of Legal and Developmental Psychology at Florida International University, US.

Carmit Katz is Research Associate in Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge, UK.

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