Care proceedings

This list shows every expert witness in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses who claims expertise in Care proceedings. Click on any expert witness to view full details. You may prefer to interactively search the Register.

Mr Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
Dr Valinejad in DARTFORD
I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has previously worked for the NHS for 25 years and has established my own psychological service since 2014. My specialist area is psychological trauma. I run a busy expert witness and psychological therapy practice. In addition, I provide specialist assessments, namely neuropsychological assessments for individuals who have suffered brain injury and any other type of neuropsychological pathology. I have been instructed in civil, family and...
Dr Bott in TUNBRIDGE WELLS
Depressive disorders • Anxiety disorders • Alcoholism • Stress in employment • Psychological effects of accidents, including PTSD & assault, including rape • Civil matters relating to access to children • Psychological reaction to medical, surgical or obstetric negligence • Post-traumatic embitterment disorder
Ms Jackson in LONDON
Assessment of attachment & bonding in families • Assessment of parenting, including in the context of child care proceedings • Alcohol & drug abuse as pertaining to parenting ability • Domestic violence, physical, sexual & emotional abuse as pertaining to parenting ability • Adult cognitive & personality assessment, including own family history in relation to ability to parent • Cognitive assessment of adults to determine competence, identify learning difficulties & disabilities, & make recommendations •...
Dr Benians in LONDON
Child psychiatry • Adolescent psychiatry • Family psychiatry • Contact & access disputes • Child residence issues • Adoption disputes • Child abuse • Personal injury, psychological impact on children & adolescents • Immigration proceedings, psychological impact on children & adolescents • Care proceedings • Child care proceedings • 'Looked after' children • Open adoption • Contact after adoption • Post-adoption contact • Historical abuse • Historical sexual abuse • Medical negligence
Dr Mir in SHEFFIELD
Personal injury • Psychiatric consequences of road traffic accidents • Psychiatric consequences of work-related accidents • Work-related stress • Psychiatric aspects of stress • Psychiatric aspects of assault • Depression • Bipolar disorder • Anxiety • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Schizophrenia • Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Perinatal psychiatry • Psychiatric disorders of pregnancy • Postnatal psychiatric disorders • Postnatal depression • Safeguarding children • Psychiatric aspects of childcare proceedings...
Ms Poate-Joyner in CHICHESTER
Specialist areas include: • Adult mental health • Full range of psychological disorders • Learning disability • Vulnerable adults • Intellectual & cognitive functioning assessment • IQ • Mental capacity • Capacity to consent • Global parenting & family assessment • Risk assessment • Child care proceedings • Sexual abuse • Sexual offences • Trauma • PTSD • Specialist training & expertise in the assessment of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), especially Asperger's Syndrome • Domestic violence • Controlling & coercive behaviours...
Dr Birch in LONDON
A Paediatrician and Psychotherapist experienced in working with young people and families, particularly with respect to child neglect and protection, family disturbance, substance abuse and domestic violence. A leading authority on adolescence and teen pregnancy and have worked with psychopathic personalities, disorders such as borderline personalities, learning disabilities and with children in situations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, as well as factitious illness (Munchausen)-type...
Dr King in PADDOCK WOOD
Dr King specialises both in assessments of adults & children in the context of family proceedings & private law disputes, along with forensic issues (risk assessment, parole board reports, pre-sentencing reports, psychopathy assessments, veracity of evidence, fitness to plead & culpability). She also undertakes personal injury work. Recent instructions have encompassed:...
Dr Di Lustro in MARKET HARBOROUGH
Psychiatric reports for persons detained in secure conditions • Gender-specific (especially female) psychiatric issues • Reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals • Mental Health Act 1983 assessments • Psychiatric reports in criminal & civil cases • Assessment of: fire-setting behaviour, homicide cases, insanity, fitness to plead, sexual offending, violent offending • Assessment for: claims for sexual abuse, child custody cases, testamentary capacity
Dr Osunsanmi in CHELTENHAM
Child, adolescent & family psychiatry • Autism spectrum disorders • Psychopharmacology • Family & attachments • Fitness to plead • ADHD • Aggression & criminality - adolescent • Certificate in Family Law • Certificate in Criminal Law & Civil Law
Dr Hides in LEEDS
Cognitive assessments • Assessments of mental capacity • Work-related trauma • Personal injury & RTA • Assessment of psychological competencies • Care proceedings & family law
Dr Mallen in NORWICH
Dr John Mallen is in private practice as a Clinical Neuropsychologist. He is a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and is approved by the Health Professions Council as a Practitioner Psychologist (Registration Number: PYL 15629). Dr John Mallen has completed the appropriate British Psychological Society specialist conversion courses in Postgraduate Clinical Neuropsychology and Expert Witness Training, demonstrating the...
Mr Hughes in ST HELENS
Children • Adults • Intellectual ability • Functional skills • Literacy • Communication • Police interview • Need for Appropriate Adult • Understanding of Interview Caution • Understanding of documents & forms • Readability of documents • Fitness to plead • Capacity to instruct/participate • Special Measures in Court • Need for Intermediary • Vulnerable witness • Suggestibility • Compliance • Learning difficulty • Disability • Specific learning difficulties • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • ADHD • Attention difficulties • Hyperactivity • Autism • Asperger...
Dr McIntee in CHESTER
As a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, I lead a team of psychologists & psychotherapists who provide specialist assessment & expert witness work within their own area of expertise. We provide assessment & therapeutic intervention with a wide variety of cases nationwide....
Dr Moore in LEICESTER
An experienced educational psychologist with considerable and successful experience at carrying out a range of assessments to detect specific learning difficulties, including the effects of brain injury on a child's ability to learn. Qualified to conduct a range of psychometric tests with children and young people between the ages of 6 and 16. Able to assess a child's learning potential as well as those forms of teaching which will best help a child to learn.
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children & young people & their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) • Advice to Social Services & courts on placement, residential & fostering • Advice on therapeutic input for successful placement • Youth offending: assessment for ADHD, autism, dangerousness, fitness to plead • Risk assessment, presence of mental disorder & pre-sentencing assessments • Personal injury in children & adolescents • Gaming & technology addiction • MSc in Healthcare Leadership
Dr Moosa in BLACKBURN
Personal injury • Medical negligence • Family courts proceedings • Criminal & forensic reports • PTSD • Occupational health • Adult ADHD • Drugs & alcohol • Sexual abuse • Personality disorders • Mood disorders & psychoses
Dr Wright in LONDON
Mental health & family • Parenting & the child • Child protection & psychology of the family • Psychological treatment for accident victims • PTSD & treatment • Stress, anxiety, depression - causes & treatment
Dr Spoto in LONDON
Mental illness • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Child care • Testamentary capacity • Court of Protection • Forensic psychiatry • Mental Health Act • Psychotherapy • Road traffic accidents • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Immigration • Personal injury
Dr Ashcroft in WIGAN
Family proceedings: assessment of adults & families, including domestic violence, substance abuse, psychological aspects of non-accidental injury, cognitive functioning & capacity, contact, personality, mental health issues, risk • I have completed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Law School training for criminal, civil & family court proceedings
Dr Trent in BIRMINGHAM
Risk assessment in child care cases • Intellectual & personality profiles of individuals • Suggestibility & compliance • Sex offender assessment • Pre-sentencing & probation reports • Personal injury assessment
Professor Stein in LONDON
Medico-legal report writing (family, civil, crime) • Divorce & separation • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Medical negligence • Children & adolescents with neuro-developmental processing problems • Children & adolescents who are not fulfilling their potential • Child & adolescent mental health • Family problems & family mediation • Child development • Children & adolescents with educational problems • Care proceedings • Mediation with schools • Medico-legal mediation • Removal from the jurisdiction
Dr Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
Dr Pradhan in BIRMINGHAM
Psychopathology & psychiatric disorders • Trauma sequelae (psychiatry, including personal injury) • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personality disorder • Criminal responsibility (psychiatric assessment) • Fitness to plead (psychiatric assessment) • Dangerous & risk assessment (psychiatric) • Crime victims (psychiatry) • Offender assessment (psychiatric) • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity • Criminal behaviour • Child & family cases (custody cases) • Psychiatric care & rehabilitating • Disability...
Dr Edward in EDINBURGH
I am a practising Chartered Clinical Psychologist offering assessment and therapeutic intervention to children and adolescents. I have expert witness experience specifically in relation to children and adolescents. Prior cases have concerned child development, custody, contact, abuse (including sexual abuse), trauma (including RTA) and adoption. Cases involving adults relating to specific issues of trauma or sexual violence may also be considered.
Dr Allen in HIGH WYCOMBE
All matters pertaining to adult general psychiatry • Special interest in drug- & alcohol-related issues & those involving putative automatism • Experience in assessing perpetrators of sexual abuse • Regular involvement in the assessment of adults in family psychiatry • Regular involvement in the assessment & diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder
Dr Moore in WOLVERHAMPTON
General paediatrics • Community paediatrics • Developmental paediatrics • Neurodisability • Child physical abuse • Child emotional abuse • Child neglect • Child sexual abuse • Safeguarding children • Looked after children (children in care) • Fabricated & induced illness
Dr Hann in NORWICH
Child protection, particularly physical abuse & neglect (Named Doctor for Child Protection) • Paediatric emergency medicine
Mr Cousins in LEEDS
Children, adolescents & adults: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, capacity/competence, suggestibility, autism functioning, trauma • Child protection & family proceedings: • Assessment/treatment of parents involved in non-accidental injury, sexual abuse or neglect, including assessment of risk, parenting skills • Assessment of child & adolescent attachment, trauma, risk of self-harm • Forensic mental health: • All aspects of psychological assessment, including...
Dr Frazer in LEEDS
Psychiatric assessment & treatment of offenders (forensic psychiatry) • All aspects of drug & alcohol dependency • All aspects of general practice • I prepare some 200 court reports per year in respect of the aforesaid subjects & I am accustomed to giving oral evidence in court on a monthly basis • I have left general practice to concentrate on psychiatry • Approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended in 2007) • Honorary Senior Lecturer to the University of Leeds • Consultant Psychiatrist...

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