Publications

Dr Suzanne Blackwell Publications

Seymour, F., Blackwell, S., & Henderson, E. (2019). Counterintuitive issues for child sexual abuse allegations. The Family Advocate, 20 (4), 22-24.

Blackwell, S., Seymour, F., & Jefferson, S. (2018). Expert evidence: The conduct of expert witnesses. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & A. Tamatea. (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 55-73.

Blackwell, S., Nuth, J., & Seymour, F. (2018). Fundamental knowledge and methodology in assessments for legal proceedings. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & A. Tamatea. (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 75-108.

Jefferson, S., & Blackwell, S. (2018). Privacy and privilege: Practice and implications for psychologists. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & A. Tamatea. (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 43-54.

Wali, R., Seymour, F., & Blackwell, S. (2018). Psychologists working within the Family Court in relation to care of children and child protection matters. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & A. Tamatea. (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 109-159.

Tamatea, A., Lascelles, N. & Blackwell, S. (2018). Psychological reports for the courts on persons convicted of criminal offending. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & A. Tamatea. (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 193-220.

Seymour, F., Blackwell, S., & Tamatea, A. (Eds.) (2018). Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society.

Randell, I., Seymour, F., Henderson, E., & Blackwell, S. (2018). The Experiences of Young Complainant Witnesses in Criminal Court Trials for Sexual Offences, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 25, 357-373.

Randell, I., Seymour, F., Henderson, E., & Blackwell, S. (2016). Evaluation of the Whangarei Young Witness Pilot Protocol. A report prepared for the Ministry of Justice, University of Auckland.

Blackwell, S. & Seymour, F. (2015). Expert evidence and jurors’ views on expert witnesses, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 22:5, 673-681.

Woodhead, Y., Cameron, D., Blackwell, S., & Seymour, F. (2015). Family Court Judges’ Decisions Regarding Post Separation Care Arrangements for Young Children. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 22:4, 520-534.

Blackwell, S., & Seymour, F. (2014). Prediction of jury verdicts in child sexual assault trials. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 21:4, 567-576.

Seymour, F., Blackwell, S., Calvert, S., & McLean, B. (2013). Counterintuitive expert psychological evidence in child sexual abuse trials in New Zealand. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 21:4, 511-522.

Seymour, F., Blackwell, S., & Thorburn, J. (Eds.) (2011). Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society.

Blackwell, S. (2011). Expert evidence: The conduct of expert witnesses. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & J. Thorburn (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 21-33.

Blackwell, S. (2011). Psychological reports for the courts on convicted offenders. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & J. Thorburn (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 147-173.

Blackwell, S., & Seymour, F. (2011). The role of the psychologist in criminal proceedings. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & J. Thorburn (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 110-145.

Seymour, F., & Blackwell, S. (2011). Psychologists working within the Family Court. In F. Seymour, S. Blackwell, & J. Thorburn (Eds.), Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society. 63-93.

Mowjood, A., Blackwell, S., & Seymour, F. (2010). Guidelines for Modes of Evidence applications. Psychology Aotearoa, 2, 102-103.

Blackwell, S.J.Y. (2007). Child sexual abuse on trial: Unpublished doctoral thesis. The University of Auckland.

Doogue, J.M., & Blackwell, S.J.Y. (2000). How do we best serve children in proceedings in the Family Court? Family Law Journal, 3, 183-204.

Blackwell, S. (1997). Self-care and evaluation. In H. Love & W Whittaker (Eds.), Professional practice of psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: New Zealand Psychological Society.

Conference Papers and Addresses

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2019). The Expert Witness. Presentation to Youth Forensics Course, The University of Auckland.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2019). Child sexual behaviour and presentation of child sexual abuse. Invited address to Paediatric Training Course in the medical assessment of sexually abused children & adolescents. Marion Davis Library, Auckland Hospital.

Blackwell. S J. Y. (2018). Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Expert Psychological Evidence. Address to Family Court Psychologists Specialist Report Writers Group, October 2018.

Blackwell. S J. Y. (2018). Psychology and the Law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Expert Psychological Evidence. NZPsS 50th Jubilee Conference 5-8 September 2018.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2018). The Expert Witness. Presentation to Youth Forensics Course, The University of Auckland.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2018). Child sexual behaviour and presentation of child sexual abuse. Invited address to Paediatric Training Course in the medical assessment of sexually abused children & adolescents. Marion Davis Library, Auckland Hospital.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2018). Counterintuitive expert evidence in child sexual assault trials. Invited address to “Best Practice in Sexual Violence Courts; An education programme for Sexual Violence Court Pilot Judges” (January 2018). Auckland.

Blackwell, S. J. Y ((2017). Best practice for child interviewing: A review of recent research and some insights into counterintuitive evidence in child sexual abuse trials. Invited seminar to specialist interviewers Tauranga and Hamilton (May 2017).

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2017). The Expert Witness. Presentation to Youth Forensics Course, The University of Auckland.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2017). Counterintuitive evidence in child sexual assault trials. Invited address to “Best Practice in Sexual Violence Courts; An education programme for Sexual Violence Court Pilot Judges” 11–13 January 2017. Rydges Hotel, Federal Street, Auckland.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2016). Child sexual behaviour and presentation of child sexual abuse. Invited address to Paediatric Training Course in the medical assessment of sexually abused children & adolescents. Marion Davis Library, Auckland Hospital. March, 2016.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2016). The Expert Witness. Presentation to Youth Forensics Course, The University of Auckland.

Blackwell, S. J. Y. (2015). Child sexual behaviour and presentation of child sexual abuse. Invited address to Paediatric Training Course in the medical assessment of sexually abused children & adolescents. Clinical Education Centre, Auckland Hospital. March 2015.

Seymour, F.W., & Blackwell, S.J.Y. (2014). Decision making in disputed care for infants. Paper presented to AFCC 51st Annual Conference Navigating the Waters of Shared Parenting: Guidance from the Harbour May 28-31st 2014, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Blackwell, S. J. Y (2014). The assessment and prediction of risk. Address to the Family Court Psychologists Specialist report writers (Northern Region) April 2014.

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