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. This badge-earning program can be shared digitally on platforms like LinkedIn or your resume and counts towards a certificate. Enroll in this program to earn credit towards Civil Forensic Assessment Certificate and share your new digital credentials with prospective employers and colleagues.
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 assessment measures 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.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
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 assessment measures to determine exaggeration or malingering
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 c...
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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