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Tue, 02/10/2009 - 11:22

Law and Social Work - Courtroom Scenario

Courtroom scenario is suitable for a module or learning opportunity on working in courts. These materials will enable users to: perform confidently in relation to court processes and systems appreciate good practice when giving evidence in chief develop understanding of, and skills in responding to cross-examination identify involvement in the court room as a positive element of practice Courtroom scenario introduces users to a social worker, Lottie Goode, and other key personnel involved in the case of “Charlotte Hughes”. The object takes users through Lottie’s preparation for court with a solicitor and then as she enters court and is questioned by both the solicitor representing the local authority and is cross examined by the solicitor representing Charlotte’s family. The object is in 4 sections: 1.A first section where users will prepare with Lottie for court and acquaint themselves with her statement, the case chronology and the care plan. 2.A second section, which gives users pointers on basic court etiquette. 3.A third section where users will be asked to choose the best reply to a series of questions from the solicitor representing the local authority. 4.A final section where users will be asked to choose the best reply to a series of questions from the solicitor representing Charlotte’s family. Please note that there is a text only version of this learning object, which facilitates use of the resource on slow connections or with assistive software. The estimated study time for these materials is: 80 - 100 min

Contributor
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Organisation
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Version
1
Owner/Publisher
Health Education England - North ~ T1510