Table 2

Stage 2: Growth of Confidence and Adaptation

Experience of TraineesLearning Objectives
• Forensic role becomes more clear• To maintain skill level across diverse experiences
• Learning curve continues but slope flattens• To develop critical thinking skills regarding forensic cases, research, and clinical 
 management of forensic patients
• Consideration of career directions weighs heavily
• Acceptance of greater responsibility often leads 
 to unacknowledged stress• To identify areas for career focus