Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

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CS Court Skills Advanced **PCC STAFF ONLY**

Sand Martin House Training Room, Ground Floor, Fletton Quays, Bittern Way
Course Tutors
Kinsley Knight Training
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Team (
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Course description
Aimed at social workers with some experience of court work or who have attended the one day court skills training.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
Learning Objectives • Understand the role and responsibilities of an expert witness • Demonstrate the principles and skills required in the preparation of good quality court documents • Describe how to present evidence fairly, objectively, clearly and comprehensively • Perform confidently under cross-examination • Understand how courts make decisions • Identify potential dilemmas and challenges for social workers when undertaking court work • Present documents based on a case study to be used in a mock trial • Rehearse giving evidence in chief and cross examination on the court using documents previously prepared • Identify what support is available before, during and after court hearings
Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 3 July 2019
End Date
Thursday 4 July 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 2 July 2019
09:30 - 16:30
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