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Who is the Client in Forensics? 
Mary Barros-Bailey, Jeffrey Carlisle, Michael Graham, Ann T. Neulicht, Robert Taylor, and Ann Wallace 
Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis , Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 31-34 
Who the client is in a forensic rehabilitation evaluation has been the source of confusion and much debate among expert witnesses for many years. This white paper addresses the history of the issue, the conflict caused by competing definitions, and offers a definition that has been accepted and ratified by the American Board of Vocational Experts, the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, and the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. Click here to download pdf file.

Knowledge Enhancement for Vocational Experts
Resource available to new applicants invited to take certification exam to enhance their knowledge about vocational forensic testimony. The entire Knowledge Enhancement for Vocational Experts document is available Free for download. Click here to Download.

Click here to view the KES Reference and Bibliography. Click here to download References and Bibliography section.

Marketing Material - ABVE Brochure
ABVE makes available to its members an informational marketing brochure titled, Expertise for the Legal Community. The brochure educates attorneys about the value of the ABVE Certification and why they should use an ABVE Certified Expert. ABVE members may order this marketing tool to dissemenate information about the organization and to market their own services. There is space on the back of the brochure to affix a label with members' contact information. Click here for order form.

Marketing - Website Program for ABVE Members - WEBSITES4ABVE 
ABVE is excited to provide a new member benefit – an option for members to “claim their place on the web” –by getting a professionally-developed, good-looking web page and get it found by potential clients; all for just $500. ABVE has teamed with Computer Studios, Inc. (CSI), to provide ABVE members with this new benefit. Click here for more details.

Marketing/Research - Expert Witness Profiler 
Myles Levin and his partner Jim Robinson at the Expert Witness Profiler have partnered with the American Board of Vocational Experts to offer the Expert Witness Profile at a discount to American Board of Vocational Expert members. The product has equal appeal to both retaining and opposing attorneys and expert witnesses themselves. Experts are ordering Profiles on themselves so that they can be better prepared to handle surprise deposition questions and to more adroitly avoid pitfalls that may result from opposing attorneys knowing unforeseen aspects of their background of which they themselves were not aware. Click here for more details on the program.


The following are links to organizations relevant to vocational rehabilitation and forensic vocational expert professionals.

Accredited Counseling Degree Programs

American Psychological Association

American Rehabilitation Economics Association

Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission

Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

Commission for Case Manager Certification

Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE)

Counseling Degree & Licensing Guidebook

Elliot & Fitzpatrick

Guide Paths in Counseling

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals

International Commission on Health Care Certification

Licensing & Certification Counseling Requirements 

National Association of Disability Representatives

National Board of Certified Counselors

Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel (OIDAP)

Online Continuing Education Courses (OnlineCE)

SEAK Directory of Expert Witnesses

SEAK, Inc.





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