Consultancy and Advising in Forensic Practice: Empirical and Practical Guidelines
DescriptionThe first publication to apply the modern theory and techniques in the consultancy process, presenting a clear, practical approach targeted specifically at forensic issues and contexts.
- The first publication to apply consultancy literature to a forensic setting
- Provides a combination of the theoretical and practical underpinnings needed in consultancy work, offering a development of knowledge with practical application
- Brings together papers from researchers, academics, practitioners and consultants within forensic psychology whilst drawing upon expertise in business consultancy and administration
- Chapters combine psychological, ethical, managerial and evaluative aspects into themed summaries
- Offers directions for further study and practice development
Notes on Contributors.
Part I: Consultancy and Advising from a Theoretical Perspective.
1. The Role of a Consultant: Function, Skills, Competences and Presentation (Carol A. Ireland).
2. Key Stages and Factors in the Consultancy Process and Relationship: The Importance of Stakeholders, Organisational Boundaries, Culture and Their Management (Carol A. Ireland).
3. Theoretically Driven Training and Consultancy: From Design to Evaluation (David Vickers, Eliza Morgan and Alice Moore).
4. Ethical Considerations in the Consultancy and Advisory Process (Susan Cooper and Martin Fisher).
Part II: Consultancy and Advising from a Practical Perspective.
5. The Application of Cognitive Interview Techniques as Part of an Investigation (Andy Griffiths and Becky Milne).
6. Acting as the Consultant Advisor in a Crisis Situation (Martin Fisher and Carol A. Ireland).
7. Legal Consulting: Providing Expertise in Written and Oral Testimony (Jane L. Ireland).
8. The Development of a Practical Behavioural Change Framework: A Case Study within a National Law Enforcement Agency (Simon Keslake and Ian Pendlington).
9. Examining the Link between Performance and Employee Engagement in a Forensic Setting: Case Enough to Perform Well? (Suzy Dale).
10. Inspecting Secure Institutions (Louise Falshaw).
11. Effective Training in Action: From Contracting to Evaluation (Eliza Morgan, David Vickers and Alice Moore).
12. Systemic Failure and Human Error (Adrian Needs).
13. Project Management: Towards More Effective Applied Psychology (Roisin Hall and Donald Darroch).
and advises understanding theoretical knowledge and deliberation about the best approach for any given area." (British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1 August 2011)