DATE: THURSDAY, January 15, 2015
TIME: 6 PM NO-HOST BAR / 7 PM Dinner
PLACE: SHAUGHNESSY GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
4300 Southwest Marine Drive
COST: $65 Members / $80 Non-Members
PAYMENT IN ADVANCE ONLY, WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT PAYMENT AT THE DOOR FOR THIS MEETING.
Psychological | Psychiatric Assessments:
HARD SCIENCE PRINCIPLES FOR CROSS-EXAMINING SOFT SCIENCE EXPERTS
Guest Speaker – Dr. Gordon Cochrane, R. Psych.
Dr. Cochrane will discuss the nature of hard and soft science as each applies to psychological | psychiatric assessments and the reports arising from these assessments. In addition, he will illustrate, with selected cross-examination suggestions, how to determine the psychometric validity of commonly used psychological tests and how to determine if that which is being assessed has acceptable construct validity.
Dr. Cochrane, R. Psych., is a member of the Executive of The Medical Legal Society of B.C. He is qualified by the State and Provincial Boards of Psychology in the US and Canada and has been published in a number of law journals in both countries.
CO-ORDINATOR – MICHAEL THOMAS
Please forward your cheque payable to “The Medical Legal Society of B.C.” before January 12, 2015 to:
Ms. Carol Gielens
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
900 – 900 Howe Street