This webinar on The Importance of Risk Communication: Expert Testimony is presented by Stephen D. Hart, PhD.
Risk communication is one of the most important and most challenging strategies for ensuring that management strategies are implemented and violence is prevented. This webinar will focus on best practices related to the structure, content, and process of expert testimony. Case illustrations will be used to highlight both promising practices and challenging issues when providing expert testimony (e.g., maintaining neutrality and objectivity). This webinar is appropriate for those new to the field of violence risk/threat assessment, as well as experienced professionals who are looking for an update on issues best practices related to risk communication.
Describe basic elements and key issues related to expert testimony
Describe promising practices and challenging issues related to providing expert testimony