YOUTH EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-102955
This expert has extensive experience with youth recreation, safety, and sports programs in the United States. He earned his Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism at the University of Utah following an M.S. in Sports Medicine & Movement Studies and Disabilities at Oregon State University and a Bachelor's of Physical Education in Athletic Training & Special Education from Brock University. The expert is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, the ...
Expert Witness: E-034446
This expert has over two decades of experience working in Youth Ministry. He received his Master's from Wheaton College in Clinical Psychology & a Certificate in Advanced Biblical Studies. He also successfully completed the requirements of the Youth Ministry Certification program through Group Publishing. He is also on a National Speakers Circuit and received training through Group Publishing as a Youth Ministry Consultant.
Expert Witness: E-098683
A certified leisure professional and playground safety inspector, this expert is also a nationally acknowledged expert in the area of playground safety. She has made presentations both nationally and internationally on playground design and safety, and is the author /co author of over 150 articles on playgrounds and children’s play. This expert has held numerous leadership and committee assignments in national professional organizations, including the American ...
Expert Witness: E-147591
This highly qualified expert earned her BA in Forensic Psychology and her MA in Criminal Justice from John Jay College. She went on to receive her MSW from Hunter College and her MPhil and PhD in Social Welfare from the City University of New York. She is a certified field instructor and rape crisis counselor and a licensed clinical social worker. She has over 15 years of clinical and research experience in social work and has published over 12 journal articles and ...
Expert Witness: E-000504
With over 20 years of experience as both a psychiatrist and a medical consultant, this expert remains very active in the field of psychiatry through his position as an attending psychiatrist and his various volunteer activities. He is a recognized psychiatrist with a multitude of awards and professional appointments. Finally, he is a certified member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with concentrations in Forensic, General, and Addiction Psychiatry.
Expert Witness: E-101688
This expert has been practicing as a social worker for 35 years. She earned her BA and MSW at Tulane University, and completed her PhD in Social Work and Community Planning at Washington University. She then completed her LCSW at the University of Maryland. She has led multiple workshops and trainings on topics relating to social work in the LGBT community, and is a member of several regional Social Workers Associations. She currently serves as a Social Work Trainer and ...
Expert Witness: E-067353
This expert has been involved in executive, management, policy-making, and consulting in the field of social welfare since 1980. He earned his master's in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University and also has a J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. The expert is an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and an Editorial Board member on several social work journals. He is currently a social work professor in New York City and an ...
Expert Witness: E-151764
This expert has over 30 years of experience with civil and structural engineering. He gained his BSc in civil engineering from the University of New Mexico, his MSc in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a registered professional engineer in California, New Mexico, Texas, and Georgia, and the past president of the Georgia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. ...
Expert Witness: E-005998
This former health and human services worker of 10+ years is the current proprietor of a behavioral health services private practice. She a certified clinical social worker in several states,and is a member of such prestigious societies as the Health Care Compliance Association and the National Association of Social Workers. Her specialty includes treatment of sexual offenders and survivors of sexual abuse, as well as in the development sexual abuse treatment programs. ...
Expert Witness: E-005770
This sports and recreation expert is located in Canada and is a member of Parks & Recreation Ontario, Coaching Associations of Canada, and Phsyical & Health Education Canada. He is currently Programming Chair and Board Member of a major recreational association.

YOUTH EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Youth Program Director With Criminal History Sexually Assaults Boy YOUTH Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old boy who was sexually assaulted by the director of his after-school program. It was later discovered that the director had previously been accused of sexually assaulting minors and that the program had not run a background  …

Competitive Swimmer is Paralyzed During Swim Practice YOUTH Expert Case

Competitive Swimmer is Paralyzed During Swim Practice

This action sports case involves a male college student in Indiana who participated in his school’s division III swim team, under the guidance and supervision of his coach. On the date of the incident in question, he was instructed to practice starting d …

Equestrian Expert Evaluates Horse Riding Injury at Summer Camp YOUTH Expert Case

This case involves a child in Tennessee who suffered a brain injury after falling off of a horse while attending summer camp. The child was attending summer camp when he was taken  on a horseback riding activity with a number of other campers. At some poi …

Nonprofit Fails To Adequately Screen Youth Mentor Who Sexually Assaulted Minor YOUTH Expert Case

This child welfare case takes place in Kansas and involves a minor who became a member of a mentoring program due to an unstable family home life – including a single mother and an absent father. The mentor that the child was paired with routinely took th …

Youth Ice Hockey Player is Severely Injured by Older Player YOUTH Expert Case

Youth Ice Hockey Player is Severely Injured by Older Player

This case takes place in Vermont and involves a 9-year-old child who was injured during a hockey game. The child was part of a ice hockey league and was taking part in a scrimmage. There was a 15-year-old child on the opposing team. The older child checke …

Child abuse expert witness opines on the sexual abuse of a minor YOUTH Expert Case

A child abuse and child welfare expert witness opines on the sexual abuse of a minor who was participating in a mentoring program. This case involves a minor who became a member of a mentoring charity program, sustained by nonprofit fundraising, due to he …

Epidemiology expert witness discusses school bullying and suicide YOUTH Expert Case

An epidemiology expert witness discusses a case involving a teenager’s parents who sued their school district claiming that ignored bullying caused their daughter to commit suicide. The teenager was repeatedly harassed at school because she was overweight  …