CLINICIANS IN THE COURTROOM:
A PRIMER FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (CIC)
Start date: July 9, 2017.
End date: August 21, 2017
A 6-week self-paced course. Allow 3 hours per week. You can log on any time. You must participate in the weekly discussion.
13 CE Hours, NBCC Approved
To provide mental health professionals an understanding of courtroom procedures and processes.
Via IATP’s learning platform through Sycamore. Login access will be provided a day or two before July 9 start date. Email contact will be from Cindi Labadie: firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check your SPAM folder.
Log on any time. You will be in a section of no more than 12 participants. Participation in the online weekly discussion is required.
The Legal Tango: Navigating the Adversarial Court Process
Understanding the US court system and its procedures will prepare any witness for the drama of the courtroom. This course will provide anyone providing testimony a foundation of court procedures and etiquette, landmark court cases and their precedents, testimony preparation, and court structure. Distinctions will be drawn between state and federal law as well as civil and criminal proceedings. Each e-module is engaging and able to fit into even the most demanding schedule.
Avoid Courtroom Jitters through Preparation: A Guide to Forensic Mental Health Testimony
A courtroom appearance can be a daunting experience for even the most seasoned professional. You will leave this course with a working knowledge of mental health in the US court system. Special focus is placed on basic forensic terminology and process, and the roles of mental health professionals as both a “fact witness” and “expert witness”. Each section is broken down into engaging, e-modules that will prepare you to provide testimony as well as handle subpoenas, depositions and court orders.
Sign up for this IATP e-training and boost your forensic IQ!