What are Forensic Evaluations?
Forensic evaluations refer to comprehensive psychological evaluations that intersect with the legal profession. In these matters, psychologists are called into legal proceedings to provide objective and comprehensive psychological evaluations and to give expert witness testimony on particular areas of psychology.
Dr. Bruce has developed an expertise in forensic evaluations and has served as an expert witness in various forensic matters.
Typical forensic issues that have been a part of Dr. Bruce’s practice are:
- Civil Litigation matters: psychological trauma resulting from torts, personal injury, childhood abuse, sexual abuse/trauma, foster care abuse; PTSD
- Administrative hearings: professional licensure issues
- Pre-adoption evaluations
- Child custody evaluations
- Sex abuse evaluations
- Immigration evaluations