During sentencing, psychologists could be called upon to share information with the court that demonstrates what makes the defendant unique. These formulations could include testimony about treatment needs, the victim’s perception of the events, the defendant’s life circumstances, situational factors that may have contributed to the incident, and more. For example, psychologists may testify to the defendant’s family situation, past treatment attempts, offense record and the extent to which external control is needed to manage risk. Whether seeking an expert for an adult sentencing hearing or any juvenile delinquency matter, call and learn more about what psychologists have to offer in these areas. Get started today.