Capacity Assessment Course - FALL 2020 WebCast
This 10 CE course helps psychologists expand their work as experts in legal cases that fall under the jurisdiction of Probate Court. Prior approvel is required and space is limited. This course is taught by Peter Lichtenberg, PhD, ABPP, and Benjamin Mast, PhD, ABPP, board-certified clinical geropsychologists with years of experience conducting capacity assessments and providing expert testimony in court hearings.
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Increase Your Expertise in Conducting Capacity Assessments for Older Adults
Live Webcast Course - Earn 10 CEs
APPLICATION DEADLINE September 8, 2020
Apply Early, Space is limited
Send a cover letter and your CV to Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., at email@example.com 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 hours of CE) 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, PhD, ABPP, and University of Louisville professor Benjamin Mast, PhD, 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.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss ethical Issues in capacity assessments and preparing to be an expert
- Describe core competencies for capacity assessment
- Conduct whole person assessment
- Conduct financial capacity assessment
- Describe financial exploitation and its relationship to capacity assessment
- Assess undue influence
- Assess guardianship and conservatorship
- Work with attorneys, deposition, and court testimony
- Assess testamentary and contractual capacity
- Assess medical and dispositional capacity and enhancing your practice
All segments broadcast through Go To Meeting from 12-12:55 pm (ET) on the following Tuesdays:
September 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
PLEASE NOTE—NO CLASS ON ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 3, 2020.
Instructors are also available for to consult individually with participants for up to one hour during the 10-week course.
COST - The complete Older Adult Capacity Assessment Course provides 10 CEs in psychology and costs $350. Fees are payable to the Institute of Gerontology after the applicant is accepted into the course.
APPLY - Send a cover letter and your CV by September 8th, 2020, to Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dr. Lichtenberg at 313-664-2633 for more information.
PLEASE NOTE: SPACE IS LIMITED
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. Please direct questions about continuing education to Dr. Mark Lumley (email@example.com).