Clinicians in Court: A Guide to Subpoenas, Depositions, Testifying, and Everything Else You Need to Know - Second Edition
Author: Allan Barsky
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Course Created: 2013
Practice Level: Intermediate
Allan E. Barsky, JD, MSW, PhD, is Professor of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches graduate courses on professional ethics, conflict resolution, social work practice skills, and substance abuse. Dr. Barsky has practiced social work and mediation in settings that include the criminal court in New York and the family courts in New York, Toronto, and Fort Lauderdale. Widely published, Dr. Barsky has served as chair of the National Ethics Committee of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and is a past president of the Ontario Association for Family Mediation. He has been recognized by the NASW with the Excellence in Ethics Award, by Florida Atlantic University as Creative Scholar of the Year, and by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts with the Meyer Elkin Best Article in Family Law Award.
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Clinicians in Court provides mental health professionals practical information on preparing to testify in court. The course provides information and guidance on dealing with each stage of the legal process.
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- Identify common legal terminology.
- Explain different types of evidence used in court.
- Describe proper record keeping.
Beginning with Yourself
Preparation for Legal Proceedings
Oral Testimony at Trial
Claims against Clinicians
Alternatives and Precursors to Adjudication
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