Speaker

MARINA WALTER

UNIVERSITY CENTRE OF LEGAL MEDICINE GENEVA/LAUSANNE (CH), HUG

Medical Doctor

Marina Walter is a forensic medical specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy for children and adolescents. Her expertise consists essentially of assessing families at the request of the civil courts as well as those of juvenile offenders in the Juvenile Court in Geneva (CH). This assessment includes parental conflict, understanding loyalty conflicts in which the child may find itself, parental skills, and the psychological functioning of the family members. All these are elements that she will be examining and analysing as part of her work as a specialist in the field. Once this assessment is over, she will provide a detailed reporting for the attention of the judge who will have mandated her as specialist in these complicated and sensitive cases. 

Marina Walter teaches at the Faculty of Medicine, Law and Criminology on the concepts of her area of expertise but also those around the concern of abuse. She teaches courses in postgraduate training to doctors and psychologists and has also run seminars in many different establishment such as the National School of the Judiciary in Paris or the CAS / DAS in forensic psychiatry of UNIL.