Providing Statements and Giving Evidence


A one day course designed to improve your courtroom skills

All mental healthcare professionals are likely, during their careers, to be called to give evidence at Tribunals, Inquiries, Inquests and in civil courts.  This interactive course will provide you with the tools necessary to write clear, factual statements and present excellent oral evidence.  You will also have an opportunity to face the realities of questioning whilst under pressure in a courtroom setting.  You will then receive feedback and guidance on how to deal with common questioning techniques. 

This course will cover:

  • Building blocks to produce excellent and relevant witness statements
  • Understand what lawyers and coroners want from a statement
  • Know the role that medical records and documentation play in the process
  • Demystify the process and encourage confident delivery of evidence
  • The tools you need as an expert witness, to withstand aggressive cross-examination
  • Preparation for trials and hearings
  • The rules that govern the professional witness
  • The characters in court, their roles and how to address them

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at all mental health professionals who wish to improve their courtroom skills.






This popular course is currently available as Onsite Training.  More information on the Onsite Training we offer can be found by clicking below.

Onsite Training

For onsite enquiries please contact: or call:

0113 257 2139