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Webinar: CRPS Legal Issues

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Join us for a webinar to learn about the legal issues related to CRPS Medical Treatment and Life Care Planning. Participants will gain information that will help you to better assist your patients during the difficulty of the legal process.Attendees will learn through case studies of clients who have been diagnosed with CRPS and engaged in litigation process.

1.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: CLCP-MSCC, CRCC, CDMS, CVE, CWA, CCAA, CCMC, ABVE (Pending Approval)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe CRPS, including commonly reported symptoms and causes that result in litigation.
  2. Explain common treatment protocols presented to juries about the condition.
  3. Explain developments in treatment and the law as it relates to CRPS. 


  • Bryan Pope, J.D.

    Bryan Pope, J.D., has been handling catastrophic personal injury cases for over 25 years. His specialty is helping those who have been diagnosed with CRPS and providing legal advice from a wholistic approach based on his understanding of the life-changing condition's impact on the client and the entire family support group.

  • Tanya Rutherford Owen, Ph.D.

    Tanya Rutherford Owen, Ph.D., CRC, CLCP, LPC, FIALCP, is a life care planner and rehabilitation counselor. She has been in private practice in Arkansas since 2001 and is an active in the Department of Rehabilitation, Education and Research at the University of Arkansas as an adjunct professor and guest lecturer. She serves as the editor of the Journal of Life Care Planning and has previously served the journal as an editorial board member. Dr. Owen has independently researched and published articles in the Journal of Life Care Planning, The Rehabilitation Professional and the Journal of Rehabilitation. She earned a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation in 2011 from the University of Arkansas where she was awarded the Outstanding Rehabilitation Education & Research Doctoral Student award, the E. Russell Baxter Award and was recognized as a Doctoral Academy Fellow. In 2011, the Foundation for Life Care Planning Research honored her with the Best Student Paper Award based upon her life care planning dissertation research. In 2018, she received the Outstanding Life Care Planning Educator Award from the Foundation for Life Care Planning Research, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, International Symposium in Life Care Planning, and International Academy of Life Care Planners. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation and has provided testimony in various state and federal courts and in Social Security disability adjudication hearings.

November 19, 2020
Thu 1:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 0M

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