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Capacity Assessment Course - 2020 WebCast

SKU# Capacity Assess Course 2020 WebCast

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$350.00

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This 10 CE course helps psychologists expand their work as experts in legal cases that fall under the jurisdiction of Probate Court. This course is taught by WSU, Institute of Gerontology Director Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., ABPP, and University of Louisville professor Benjamin Mast, Ph.D., ABPP., board-certified clinical geropsychologists with years of experience conducting capacity assessments and providing expert testimony in court hearings. Make a paymemt here only if you have had prior approvel from Dr. Lichtenberg. Make sure your quantity in your cart is correct.

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Increase Your Expertise in Conducting
Capacity Assessments for Older Adults

APPLICATION DEADLINE January 31st, 2020: (Flyer PDF)
Send a cover letter and your CV to Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., at p.lichtenberg@wayne.edu or call Dr. Lichtenberg at 313-664-2633 for more information. Pleaase do not pay for this course unless you have had prior approvel from Dr. Lichtenberg.

The Older Adult Capacity Assessment Course (10 CEs) helps psychologists expand their work as experts in legal cases that fall under the jurisdiction of Probate Court. Offered through Wayne State University’s Department of Psychology and the Institute of Gerontology, the course is taught by Institute of Gerontology Director Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., ABPP, and University of Louisville professor Benjamin Mast, Ph.D., ABPP. Drs. Lichtenberg and Mast are board-certified clinical geropsychologists with years of experience conducting capacity assessments and providing expert testimony in court hearings. 

The instructors provide background, review actual cases and discuss capacity assessment approaches across ten topics. Participants will strengthen their skills and confidence about performing expert work in civil legal cases involving financial capacity, guardianship, and conservatorship, as well as in report writing and testifying in depositions and at trial. The live on-line course will be broadcast through Go to Meeting in weekly, one-hour increments.

TOPICS:

1. Ethical Issues in Capacity Assessments and Preparing to be an Expert
2. Core Competencies for Capacity Assessment
3. Whole Person Assessment
4. Financial Capacity Assessment
5. Understanding Financial Exploitation and its Relationship to Capacity Assessment
6. Assessment of Undue Influence
7. Guardianship and Conservatorship
8. Working with Attorneys, Deposition and Court Testimony
9. Testamentary and Contractual Capacity
10. Medical and Dispositional Capacity Assessment and Enhancing your Practice

2020 WEBCAST SCHEDULE:
All segments are broadcast through GoToMeeting.com on Wednesdays from 12-12:55 pm (ET)
February 5, 12, 19
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 8, 22, 29

PLEASE NOTE — NO CLASS ON Feb. 26, April 1, April,15.
Instructors are also available to consult individually with participants for up to one hour during the 10-week course.

APPLICATION DEADLINE - January 31st, 2020
Send a cover letter and your CV to Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., at p.lichtenberg@wayne.edu or call Dr. Lichtenberg at 313-664-2633 for more information.
PLEASE NOTE Space is limited. 
 

COST- The complete Older Adult Capacity Assessment Course provides 10 CEs in psychology and costs $350. Fee is payable to the Institute of Gerontology after the applicant is accepted into the course. To Register for course once you've been approved, click add to cart at the top of this page.

Wayne State University's Department of Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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