Interviewing and counseling about moral differences 1


Read the CPD info below to learn whether you may earn credit for this course. In BC and MB some situations have test requirements.

For the full course you must enroll, for free, so you have evidence if your CPD is audited. Click here for the full 22 minute course.

For jurisdictions requiring you to take a test (BC, MB) to get credit for this audo or video course :

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Citations:

1:15 Cochran, Robert F. Jr., John M. A. DiPippa, and Martha A. Peters. The Counselor-at-law: A collaborative approach to client interviewing and counseling, U.S.A.: Mathew Bender & Company Incorporated, 1999, p. 181.

6:00 Bastress, Robert M. and Joseph D. Harbaugh. Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiating: Skills for effective representation. Canada: Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, 1990, p. 335.

6:18 Cochran Jr., DiPippa, and Peters, op. cit., p. 165.

7:08 Bastress and Harbough, op. cit., pp. 319 - 339.

7:13 Ellmann, Stephen, and others. Lawyers and Clients: Critical issues in interviewing and counseling. St. Paul: Thomson Reuters, 2009, chapter 7.

7:20 Cochran Jr., DiPippa, and Peters, op. cit., chapter 9.

8:16 Bastress and Harbough, op. cit., p. 328. The law review article is G.J. Postema, Moral Responsibility in Professional Ethics, 55 N.Y.U. L.Rev. 63.

14:02 Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Model Code of Professional Conduct.

14:32 Ellman and others, op. cit., p. 302.

14:40 Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Model Code of Professional Conduct, 3.2-2.

15:25 Cochran Jr., DiPippa, and Peters, op. cit., p. 182.

15:28 Ellman and others, op. cit., pp. 290 - 291.

15:40 Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Model Code of Professional Conduct, 3.1-2, Commentary [10].

18:42 Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Model Code of Professional Conduct, 3.7.

Cle / Cpd Credit Information

Groundpaperbits.com Accreditation Information

This document is updated as accreditation applications are submitted, as responses are received, and as we learn of changes to jurisdictional rules.

You are solely responsible for confirming the accuracy of these jurisdictional rules for your jurisdiction.

Accreditation jurisdictions (status shown in chart below)

Only BC, NB, and SK require accreditation of all courses.

ON requires accreditation of Professionalism topics but not Substantive topics. ON limits CPD hours via video and podcast to 6 hours per year.

BC, NB, and ON accreditation usually takes 30 days from submission.

SK accreditation requires the lawyer to check the database to learn whether the course is accredited and, if not, ask the law society to accredit it. Course providers may not request accreditation and SK does not notify us when they accredit. So, call Linda Euteneier at the law society (306) 569-8242 and she will address accreditation.

Non-Accreditation jurisdictions

Each of AB, MB, NL, NS, and PE have their own subject matter list of what may qualify for CPD and let the individual lawyers make the initial determination of whether a course qualifies. The law societies reserve final say on whether a course qualifies.

Format hour limits

ON limits CPD hours via pre-recorded video and pre-recorded podcast to 6 hours per year.

PE limits CPD hours via pre-recorded video and pre-recorded podcast to 4 hours out of 24 every two years.

Test requirements

MB requires lawyers to take tests to earn CPD credit from pre-recorded formats such as videos and podcasts.

BC requires lawyers to take tests to earn CPD credit from pre-recorded formats such as videos and podcasts if viewing or listening alone without another lawyer/articling student attended the archived Webcast session.

Here is the accreditation status of our courses:

V = video format

P = podcast format

W = live webinar format

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Course BC NB ON
Interviewing and counseling about moral differences V = Yes . 33 hrs Prof resp & ethics
P = Yes . 33 hrs Prof resp & ethics
W = not submitted
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes .5 hrs
V = Yes .33 Hrs. Professionalism
P = Yes .33 Hrs. Professionalism
W = Yes .5 Hrs. Professionalism
Interviewing and counseling design and decor Not accredited as not among allowed topics. Not accredited as not among allowed topics. V = Yes .33 Hrs. Professionalism
P = Yes .33 Hrs. Professionalism
W = Yes .5 Hrs. Professionalism
Interviewing with open-ended questions V = Yes .33 hrs of Lawyer Skills
P = Yes .33 hrs of Lawyer Skills
W = not submitted
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes .5 hrs
V = Yes .33 Hrs. Professionalism
P = Yes .33 Hrs. Professionalism
W = Yes .5 Hrs. Professionalism
Negotiation: Interests, issues, positions V = Yes .45 hrs of Lawyer Skills
P = Yes .45 hrs of Lawyer Skills
W = Yes .75 hrs of Lawyer Skills
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes 1 hr
This program may be eligible toward the Law Society's CPD Requirement as Substantive Hours. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours
Negotiation: Beyond interests, issues, positions V = Yes .54 hrs of Lawyer Skills
P = Yes .54 hrs of Lawyer Skills
W = Yes .83 hrs of Lawyer Skills
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes 1 hr
This program may be eligible toward the Law Society's CPD Requirement as Substantive Hours. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours
Negotiation: Alternatives 1 V = Yes .4 hrs of Lawyer Skills
P = Yes .4 hrs of Lawyer Skills
W = Yes .58 hrs of Lawyer Skills
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes .5 hrs
This program may be eligible toward the Law Society's CPD Requirement as Substantive Hours. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours
Negotiation: Alternatives 2 V = Yes .3 hrs of Lawyer Skills
P = Yes .3 hrs of Lawyer Skills
W = Yes .58 hrs of Lawyer Skills
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes .5 hrs
This program may be eligible toward the Law Society's CPD Requirement as Substantive Hours. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours
Negotiation: Alternatives 3 V = Yes .3 hrs of Lawyer Skills
P = Yes .3 hrs of Lawyer Skills
W = Yes .58 hrs of Lawyer Skills
V = Yes .5 hrs
P = Yes .5 hrs
W = Yes .5 hrs
This program may be eligible toward the Law Society's CPD Requirement as Substantive Hours. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours