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Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

Need help in preparing to take the CP Certification Exam? By purchasing the CP Review Course Bundle you will have access to 8 CP review courses:

As school safety issues increasingly move from the schoolhouse to the courthouses and courts of public opinion, legal staff need to be able to distinguish fads and fiction from facts and credible sources. Paralegals and their attorneys may benefit from an understanding of how to determine what are reasonable school safety practices for preK-12 schools. This on-demand webinar will strengthen participant abilities to:

Did you know that only 12% of U.S. adults have proficient health literacy? That means that 88% of adults have trouble understanding and using information that is needed to make the healthcare decisions we all have to make. There are many reasons for this, but we in the legal field contribute by creating healthcare documents that are difficult for even the legally trained to follow. Think of all the documents that healthcare lawyers create: HIPAA disclosures, informed-consent forms, waivers, insurance forms, and contracts of all sorts. All of these documents are notoriously hard to read.

This course will show you the best practices for preparing for a criminal trial. We will cover everything from preparing a trial notebook to jury selection. We will take an in depth look at what all should be contained in a trial notebook and what are the best ways to use the trial notebook during trial. You will also be given some real-world examples of situations and how to handle them.

We all encounter difficult people whether it’s at work, at home, on social media and more. We often employ ineffective strategies such as avoidance to get out of it as soon as possible. But learning how to interact with the difficult people in our lives greatly reduces stress and leads to high level wellness. You will learn pragmatic ways to identify and triage the various types difficult others, including toxicity, emotional vampires, power struggles, and bullies using proven techniques.

Being ethical does not mean following your feelings. Your feelings can misdirect you. This course explores how workplace ethics should be developed, how to create the standard and policies that support them, how employees can be trained and managed to follow and support these standards, and how to deal with problems where ethics are concerned.

A simple glance at the desks of various workers reveals different organizational and time management practices that individuals have adapted to their personality. Personality preferences have an impact on how individuals successfully manage their time. Different approaches to time management are equally effective and neither approach is better than the other. In this program you will learn how to increase your personal effectiveness by using management techniques, learn ways to overcome procrastination and find out a variety of methods to living a balanced life.

It is not unusual to hear people say, "We have a communication problem here." This course will provide methods for analyzing and improving your own communication and help you help others. The Art of Effective Communication will allow you to understand the hidden meanings behind various communication methods and devise strategies to communicate more effectively and avoid unnecessary conflict.

Is conflict an ongoing battle in your organization? Apparently, it is for most. A recent study reveals that 85 percent of employees experience conflict at work; a staggering 2.8 hours each week, ranging from mild squabbles with teammates to explosive disagreements between managers.

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