Psychological Evaluation in Personal Injury and Civil Rights Cases

Presented By William Foote, PhD, ABPP
William Foote, PhD, ABPP

20 hours | 20 CEs

This On Demand professional training program on Psychological Evaluation in Personal Injury and Civil Rights Cases is presented by William E. Foote, PhD.

The development and current status of tort and civil right law are described, with a focus on how psychological injuries are conceptualized in personal injury and civil rights cases. Research on sexual harassment and sexual assault is reviewed and a five-stage model for evaluating plaintiffs in civil rights and personal injury cases is presented and discussed. The evaluation of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in civil plaintiffs is highlighted as is the use of Assessmentmeasures to assist in the determination of whether or the extent to which an evaluee is feigning or exaggerating. The process of evaluation, including preparation, data collection, interpretation, report writing, and testimony is also discussed.

Intended Audience

This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals

Experience Level

This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Describe the development and current status of tort and civil rights law

Describe how psychological injuries occur in personal injury and civil rights cases

Describe the research in sexual harassment

Describe the research in sexual assault

Describe a 5 stage model for evaluating plaintiffs

Describe how to assess PTSD in civil contexts

Describe Assessmentmeasures to determine exaggeration or malingering

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Presented By

William Foote, PhD, ABPP

Dr. William E. Foote, received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in 1978. He has been in private practice as a forensic psychologist since 1979 and has conducted over 3000 forensic evaluations. Dr. Foote has been a consultant to the Indian Health Service concerning forensic issues. He has ...

Curriculum

1. Introduction

2. Types of Torts

3. Compensatory Damages

4. Case Sequence

5. Case Documents

6. Collateral Interviews and Subpoenas

7. Depositions and Testifying

8. The Five Stage Model

9. Personal Injury and PTSD - Part 1

10. Personal Injury and PTSD - Part 2

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