Valuing psychiatric injuries

Valuing psychiatric injuries

Valuing psychiatric injuries will help you identify and distinguish different types of psychiatric injury and also covers the evidence you need to prove and value a claim.

Practical tips on valuing psychiatric injuries, evidence, treatments and using the Judicial College Guidelines to value claims.
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Who is it for?

Suitable for trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants and claims handlers.

Quantum training suite

This bundle of 8 courses provides an introduction to valuing quantum in personal injury claims. 

You can purchase a licence for a single course or for our full Quantum Training Suite.

If you have any questions on our Quantum Training Suite, please contact Kath Kinch on

Phone: 0114 273 8300

Course content

E-learning overview

This course covers psychiatric injuries and the evidence you need to prove and value claims.


This training includes:

  • Primary victims and secondary victims
  • Types of psychiatric injury
  • Treatment for psychiatric injuries
  • Evidence needed to prove and value the claim
  • Using the Judicial College Guidelines to calculate compensation for psychological injury


After you have completed this course, you will:

  • Know what a psychiatric injury is
  • Know the difference between primary and secondary victims
  • Know what treatment is available for psychiatric injuries • Be able to identify the evidence in support of a claim for psychiatric injuries
  • Know which experts are appropriate to provide evidence on psychiatric injuries
  • Know where to find the brackets for psychiatric injury in the JC Guidelines


Trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants, claims handlers


20 minutes

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