The Top 10 Facts about Memory of Child Sexual Abuse (and other matters) AND ANZAPPL NSW Branch AGM
Co-authors of the review for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse of contemporary scientific research on complainant’s memory present research highlights for forensic and legal practitioners. The review offered an empirical basis to assist police, courts, legal professionals and juries to evaluate memories of childhood sexual abuse. The findings apply to cases of child sexual abuse as well as other matters where memory is crucial evidence in legal settings.
Jane Goodman-Delahunty is a Research Professor at Charles Sturt University and member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Trained in law and experimental psychology she is author of over 200 scholarly books and articles. She recently led three projects for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Mark Nolan is a Professor at the Australian National University College of Law where he teaches and researches criminal law and procedure, social psychology, legal psychology, and military discipline law. He works closely with the National Judicial College of Australia designing judicial education programs.
Dr Evianne L. van Gijn-Grosvenor is a Project and Research Officer at Macquarie University. Trained in forensic psychology at the University of Cambridge, her research has focused on understanding the grooming process of internet sexual predators and on offenders’ grooming processes according to accounts of child sexual abuse victims.
The ANZAPPL NSW Branch AGM will be held prior to the presentation from 6:00-6:30pm.
The presentation is scheduled to start at 6:45pm and will conclude at 7:45pm.
Canapes and light refreshments will be served between 6:15-6:45pm.