On-site forensic psychologists to help victims in sexual, family violence cases

The recommendations aim to make it easier for victims of family violence to better protect themselves against their abusers. ST PHOTO: JEREMY LONG
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SINGAPORE - Victims and offenders in cases involving sexual and family violence will soon be able to talk to specially trained professionals called forensic psychologists who will provide psychological assessments to identify trauma and depression.

The new initiative will also enable psychological assessments of violent persons to be done and pave the way for rehabilitation.

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