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Getting Ready for Court

Getting Ready for Court
Criminal Court Edition: A Book For Children

July 2012 | 32 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A fun, friendly first step in helping prepare primary-aged children to testify in criminal cases involving abuse, this book has already been used by victim/witness professionals, child advocates, therapist, school counsellors, and even parents in hundreds of cases across the United States.

It is an invaluable aid to the practitioner who must prepare a child giving testimony in court, helping the child be more comfortable about testifying and be a more effective witness.

Introduction for Parents
What Is Court and Why Am I Here?
Who Are All the People in Court?
What Will Happen to Me in Court?
What Will I Be Asked?
What Will Happen When I Am Done with Court?
Will I Find Out What Happens to the Defendant?
Will Someone Help Me Learn about My Court before I Go There?
Let's Say This Again
Let's Find Out about Your Court

Lynn M. Copen

Linda M. Pucci

Several years ago I made some huge life changes. Although I was successful as a psychologist and owner of a mental health/alcohol and drug treatment clinic, my life was out of balance. I worked hard to build the business and to help others heal, but I didn’t pay attention to myself. I found that I was alienated from myself and from those I cared about the most. I found myself thinking about the future, and I realized that I was postponing living for being successful. I decided to make changes.... More About Author

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