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Ethics

[No CE's] In the forensic arena, attorneys and others will attempt to assault your integrity and if successful your credibility and effectiveness will be severely impaired. This can eventually affect your earnings capacity. Given the communication systems of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc., your performance under oath, and your written communications are essentially public. The materials covered in this presentation may shield you against those assaults.

This webinar content is based on several primary resources: the professional organizations code of ethics that includes the IARP Code of Ethics, the IARP Forensic Code of Ethics, the CRC changes and the CRCC Code of Professional Ethics. Some issues discussed in this presentation will refer to related text and journal articles and some case examples related to the ethics of our profession. This presentation will not consist of simply reading to you the code of ethics. The goals are to not only refresh your awareness of basic ethical issues but to discuss applications in our day-to-day activities with regards to ethical issues; some of which are quite complex.

Education Objectives:

  • Identify the three general resources for ethical codes.
  • Identify the nine areas of ethical practice in the IARP Code of Ethics.
  • Identify the ten areas of the Forensic Code.
  • Differentiate the definition of client within the codes.
  • Identify the ten prominent changes in the CRCC Code of Professional Ethics, effective 1/1/17.
  • Identify the importance of professional disclosure with examples.