Trauma can take many forms, and interviewing trauma survivors about the trauma they have experienced is different than interviewing other witnesses. Changes that occur in the brain and body during a trauma affect memory, so a survivor’s recollection of events may be disjointed, incomplete and inconsistent. During this program, a neuropsychologist will explain these processes so investigators better understand how to minimize harm and maximize the information they gather in survivor interviews. Experienced workplace investigators will also discuss special considerations that may apply when assessing trauma survivor credibility.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
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|AWI October 15, 2020 Webinar Slides (460.6 KB)||7 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Chidekel is board certified in pediatric and adult neuropsychology. She maintains a clinical, diagnostic practice for children and adults. She also serves as an expert witness in civil, employment, educational, probate, and class action matters involving medical malpractice, personal injury (including traumatic brain injury), capacity, undue influence, neurodevelopmental disorders, special education, and trauma.