CLCP Training Module 6 - Forensic Aspects in Life Care Planning (CL1006)

Author(s): Dana M. Weldon MS CRC RRP CLCP CCLCP and Allyson R. Weldon BHSc, MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont), CCLCP

Pre-Approved for:

Credit Hours: 18

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This module will provide an understanding of discovery process in civil litigation. The student will be provided with substantive and theory information in preparation of serving as an expert witness, as well as thoroughly understand the role of the life care planner in the litigation process. Following this module, participants will be able to identify what qualifications are necessary to be considered an expert witness and how to best respond to questions that will be asked during deposition or trial.

Course Outline

  1. Background

  2. Basic Steps in the Civil Litigation Process in the United States

  3. Basic Steps in the Civil Litigation Process in Canada

  4. The Background on Frye Daubert and Mohan

  5. The Future of Expert Testimony Admissibility

  6. Expert Witness - Definition, Goal and Tips

  7. Trial Briefings

  8. Depositions - Q & A

  9. Direct, Redirect & Cross Examination of a Witness

  10. Testimony

  11. Sample Court Decisions in Canada and the US

  12. Preparing a Forensic Opinion Report, Litigation Rules in Canada and the US, and Expert Testimony

  13. Glossary of US Legal Terms

  14. Glossary of Canadian Legal Terms

  15. LCP Critique

  16. Review the information in the appendix folder

Course Price


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