MEDICO-LEGAL REPORTS

Bay Road Counselling and Psychology can offer comprehensive medico-legal reports. The following principles are applied for all legal reports:

  • Reports can be prepared for either the plaintiff or the defendant
  • We follow standards and instructions as stated by lawyers and abide by relevant Court legislation
  • It is the duty of an expert to help the Court on matters within the clinician’s expertise
  • The duty to the court legally overrides any obligation to the client from whom the clinician has received instructions or payment

Psychological Assessments can be provided for courts, forensic reports, medico-legal reports on both civil and criminal cases.

Criminal Cases include:

  • Domestic Violence and Assaults
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Victims of Crime Evaluation and Counselling

Civil Cases include:

  • Trauma Evaluations
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Mental Health Disability
  • Permanent Disability Claims

 

 

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT COGNITIVE AND EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENTS

 

1. We provide a range of developmental assessments for children and adolescents that include: Assessment of Intellectual or cognitive functioning. These assessments can provide a better understanding of:

  • Developmental issues
  • Academic strengths and weaknesses
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Higher intellectual potentials

*All assessments are provided with recommendations to assist with each individual child’s learning needs

 

2. Educational assessments (or a Learning Profile Assessment) involves using a number of psychological measures to assess a child’s or adolescent’s intellectual functioning and academic performance. These are conducted to provide a better understanding about:

  • Behavioural difficulties in the classroom
  • Attention and concentration difficulties
  • Disinterested or disengaged classroom behaviour
  • Poor academic performance with certain or all aspects of the school curriculum

*All assessments are provided with recommendations to assist each child’s educational needs