ERIC Number: ED073397
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Forensic Psychology in Disability Adjudication: A Decade of Experience. Vocational Experts in the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals.
Hannings, Robert B., Ed.; And Others
The monograph has been arranged to offer the reader maximum insight into not only the role of the Vocational Expert, but his role when viewed as one factor interdependent with several others in the total context of the adjudicative process of the Social Security disability program. Emphasis is given to its genesis and evaluation, emphasizing the concept of forensic vocational psychology. The monograph presents a look at the Social Security disability program's history, problems which currently are being confronted, and plans for the future. Articles included cover medical reporting and evaluation, techniques of vocational testimony, and the vocational expert as perceived by the hearing examiner. Appendices contain a summary of the adjucative process, a copy of the medical advisor contract, and information on the recruitment of vocational experts. (Author/SES)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Social Security Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Hearings and Appeals.