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Mental Health Litigation Division

PROGRAMS APPROVED FOR 
CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDITS

The following training programs have been approved for the indicated continuing legal education credit-hours. Eight (8) credit-hours per fiscal year (7/1 - 6/30) are required in order to maintain mental health certification. The Mental Health Litigation Division may be unaware of other programs conducted by organizations and schools, particularly in western Massachusetts. To seek CLE-credit approval for programs not listed below, please contact Karen Talley, Supervising Attorney. 


 

Please Note:
Unless otherwise specified, "webcasts" are NOT approved for CLE credits.

 



 

2014

 





January 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
9
Civil Depositions
Boston
6
Health Care Access Programs
14
Effective Appellate Advocacy
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
16
Supported Decision-Making as an Alternative to Guardianship
Northampton
2
Health Care Access Programs
21
Trying Your "1st" (or Next) Civil Case in the Superior Court
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
22
MBA's A View From The Bench Series
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
23
Pozner & Dodd on "Killer' Cross-Examination
Boston
6
Health Care Access Programs
24
CORIs in Metal Health Cases
Brighton
1
Health Care Access Programs
28
Capacity of Decision Making
Worcester
2
Health Care Access Programs
29
Representing Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress: What Everyday Attorneys Need to Know
Boston
2
Health Care Access Programs
31
Competency, Substituted Judgement and Forced Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness
Boston/Dartmouth
2
Health Care Access Programs

 





February 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
4
Habilitation Therapy: A Non-Pharmacological Approach to Alzheimer's Care
Worcester
2
Health Care Access Programs
11
Advising Elder Clients in Crisis
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
28
Traumatic Loss: New Understandings, New Directions
Newton
6
Health Care Access Programs

 

 





March 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
13
Mental Health Issues: Competency, Diminshed Capacity & Criminal Responsibility
Boston
4
Health Care Access Programs
18
Introducing & Excluding Evidence at Trial
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
20

Challenging Assumptions About Violence and Mental Illness

Boston
4
Health Care Access Programs
22
Vinfen's 7th Annual Moving Imaes Film Festival Makng Headway: Living with Brian Injury
Boston
4
Health Care Access Programs
25
Introducing & Excluding Evidence at Trial
Worcester
3
Health Care Access Programs
25
Last month's Appeals Court opinion in The Guardianship of L.H. 
Springfield
2
Health Care Access Programs
27
Judge William G. Young on Using the Rules of Evidence to Persuade
Boston
6
Health Care Access Programs
27
Evidence: Learn What the Judges Learn
Boston
2
Health Care Access Programs
28
Exploring Ways to Integrate Culture in the Psychological Treatment of Latinos
Newton
6
Health Care Access Programs

 

 





April 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
2
Superior Court Judicial Forum 2014
Boston
2
Health Care Access Programs
3
Judge William G. Young on Using the Rules of Evidence to Persuade
Boston
6
Health Care Access Programs
4
Accessing Services for Clients with Disabilities Elder Law Institute XX
Boton
6.5
Health Care Access Programs
8
Introducing & Excluding Evidence at Trial
Andover
3
Health Care Access Programs
11
Case Conference: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Newton
3
Health Care Access Programs
16
Winning the Battle of Cross-Examination
Plymouth
3
Health Care Access Programs
17
Judge William G. Young on Using the Rules of Evidence to Persuade
Boston
6
Health Care Access Programs
18
Helping Them to Come Home: therapy Tools for Successful Reintergration for Veterans & Their Families
Newton
6
Health Care Access Programs
30
Recovery- Focued Health Bridging Worlds in Health Care
Marlborough
3
Health Care Access Programs
30
Central Mass Health Care Conference
Worcester
3
Health Care Access Programs

 





May 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
3

Across Waters (Lòt Bò Dlo): Haitian Identity, Migration, and Psychosocial Adaptation

Newton
6
Health Care Access Programs
15
CPCS Annual Conference
Worcester
6
Health Care Access Programs
15
Introduction to Effective Deposition Strategies & Techniques
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
16
Recent Advances in the Assessment and Treatment of PTSD
Newton
6
Health Care Access Programs
16
Winning the Battle of Cross- Examination
Worcester
3
Health Care Access Programs
19
ECT A Comphenesive Legal Overview
Lynn
2
Health Care Access Programs
20
Key Issues in Discovery Practice
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
21
15th Annual Conference Elder & Disablilty Law 2014
Boston
6.5
Health Care Access Programs
21
The Guardianship of L.H./ Oasis
Plymouth
3
Health Care Access Programs
22
NAMI: Psychiatric Emergency Services
Marlboro
2.5
Health Care Access Programs
28-30
25th Annual International Trauma Conference    
Boston
8
Health Care Access Programs
30
MUPC Guardianship & Conservatorsip Update 2014
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs

 





June 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
6
An Overview of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Newton
6
Health Care Access Programs
6
ElderLaw 2014
Dedham
6
Health Care Access Programs
10
Cross- Examining Plaintiff Experts
Northampton
2
Health Care Access Programs
12
Reversible Error in Criminal Cases: Preventing it at Trial & Addressing it on Appeal
Boston
3.5
Health Care Access Programs
13
Cultural Perspective, Values & Meaning: Integrating Them Into Helping Interventions
Newton
2.5
Health Care Access Programs
13
Direct & Cross- Examination Skills Workshop
Boston
6
Health Care Access Programs
20
Beyond the Medical Model: Alternative Approaches to Mental Health
Boston
8
Health Care Access Programs
26
Role of Counsel in a Guardianship Case
Worcester
2
Health Care Access Programs

 





July 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
14-19
Trial Advocacy 2014
Boston
8
Health Care Access Programs
23
Understanding Addiction
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
29
Drafting Effective Appellate Briefs
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
31
Nursing Home Litigation
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs




August 2014

Date

Program
Location
Hours
Details
5
Brain Injuries & Psychological Disorders
Boston
3
Health Care Access Programs
21
Mental Health Case Law Overview
W. Robury
3
Health Care Access Programs




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December 2014

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