Truthful, careful analysis of the evidence, has led you to truthful conclusions. Your opinions are the cornerstone of your testimony, and they should be easy to state. While you are presenting your opinions, you can support them with references to particular exhibits. Reinforce and clarify your opinions with demonstrative exhibits such as graphs, photographs or models. Do not stretch the truth; your opinions should be based on unbiased appraisal of the evidence.
This step will require you to tell collectors to “communicate with me in writing only” and hang up the phone. This will force the collection agency to send a written communication demanding that you give them money and you reply with a demand for “proof” that you owe them anything.
When you have your forensic psychology degree, you will be able to work in many different capacities. Since you are a psychologist, you can likely find work in any location that needs a qualified psychologist. In the realm of criminal justice, you have quite a few options available. Some psychologists work in the court system, and others work in corrections. Some choose to work in hospitals for the criminally insane. Others enjoy the thought of teaching and begin teaching psychology. You can find research positions as well. In some cases, you might be called upon to become an Expert witness in a trial. You could be working with either the defense or the prosecution.
Domain – most constituencies have limits and the challenges to power often originate at the boundaries. So we explored the power we might have over the defaulting guarantors through the people who set their boundaries.
So when we grow up and enter the work world as sophisticated adults does all this become irrelevant? Quite to the contrary. There are always people we want things from, just as there are people who want things from us, and while there’s a prevailing myth that business runs on logic, reason and analysis, it is about relationships and negotiations, and emotions quite often determine the outcome.
Collectors cannot prove that you owe them anything. They have no contract with you whatsoever. The only thing they have is old account information that is worthless. If you give them money then you have established a contract with them so give them absolutely nothing except your demand letter.
When you answer a list-related question, end your answer with: “that’s all I can recall right now.” This enables you to bring up additional items for the list later.
Expert witnesses have been used in court cases for about as long as the court system has existed. Their presence should actually increase as we move into a more complex society in the future.