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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

Book Required Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

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.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common legal terminology.
  • Explain different types of evidence used in court.
  • Describe proper record keeping.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Beginning with Yourself
  • First Contact
  • Preparation for Legal Proceedings
  • Oral Testimony at Trial
  • Clinical Records
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Documentary Evidence
  • Claims against Clinicians
  • Alternatives and Precursors to Adjudication
  • Conclusion

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