Extreme Hardship and Psychosocial Evaluations in Immigration Cases (Update)

Production Date: August 25, 2016 Practice Areas: Immigration Law Estimated Length: 3629 minutes


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In this update, attorney and forensic expert Mark Silver provides the immigration lawyer with a detailed analysis of criteria considered by clinical experts when undertaking a psychosocial evaluation in extreme hardship cases. Here, Mr. Silver integrates important legal considerations with the psychosocial criteria offering new and different insights to better advocate for the clients and their family members. He also reviews the different criteria that have an impact on extreme hardship considerations. Additionally, he addresses how to best present these issues to help your client.


Learning Objectives:    

I.     Recognize the major criteria for evaluations in extreme hardship cases used by clinical experts

II.    Appreciate who best benefits from psychosocial evaluations when extreme hardship cases are present

III.   Identify the factors that trigger an extreme hardship analysis 

IV.   Understand the purpose and scope of the psychosocial assessment for both the client and family members 

V.    Consider clinical and legal considerations permitting and integration of these two specialties

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john b.
Silver Spring, MD

very well done

CM Boston C.
San Antonio, TX

Fantastic session.

Michael K.
New York, NY

Mr. Silver is an outstanding presenter, effectively covering a broad topic in a limited time-frame.

Todd P.
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Extremely useful information and an excellent presentation.

Todd L.
Northbrook, IL

Very, very accessible presentation. Very good delivery.

tina w.
Beachwood, OH

good and knowledgeable speaker

Michael M.
Groveland, FL

Super Duper

Patricia B.
Deerfield, IL

Excellent, substantive presentation!

John D.
Edina, MN

The information provided was a good overview.

Richard M.
Cumming, GA

Very informative and helpful. Excellent presentation.