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Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Emotional Distress Claims in Employment Discrimination Cases: Using Psychiatric Experts Wisely

TASA ID: 1450

On February 12, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with psychiatric expert Dr. Stuart Kleinman, presented a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Emotional Distress Claims in Employment Discrimination Cases: Using Psychiatric Experts Wisely, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Dr. Kleinman discussed:

  • Assessment of emotional distress
  • Methodology
  • Prognosis
  • Objective/Subjective
  • The reasonable person
  • Malingering and misattribution
  • Advanced issues
  • Psychological tests
  • Assistance with investigations
  • Legal bases for damage claims

About the Presenter:

Stuart Kleinman, M.D. is a psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, and is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Kleinman possesses specialized expertise in the field of traumatic stress. He has served as medical director of the crime victims center, where he oversaw the treatment of those suffering from the psychological consequences of trauma, and as an independent consultant both to the New York State Crime Victims Board, determining the role of criminal victimization in producing evaluee psychological difficulties, and to the Queens District Attorney’s Special Victims Bureau assisting in determining the psychological safety of children testifying in the presence of their alleged abusers. Dr. Kleinman’s longtime experience working with those who have suffered serious assaults and threats provides him with a deep, nuanced appreciation of PTSD and the use and misuse of this diagnosis.

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