Counselor Competency in the Courtroom

Authors

  • JAN LA FORGE,

    Assistant Professor/Program Consultant, Corresponding author
    1. Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling Program, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.
    • Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling Program, Wright State University, 364 Millett Hull, Dayton, OH 45435.

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  • PHYLLIS HENDERSON

    Associate Professor/Program Consultant
    1. Graduate Higher Education Student Personnel Program, Wright State University.
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Abstract

This article outlines general courtroom procedures and offers systematic practical advice for the counselor testifying as an expert witness. Major topics include the counselor role in court, preparing for testimony, answering questions, and dealing with the cross-examination.

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