Legal Issues in Professional Certification
December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Participants will learn about the various types of professional certification and the legal requirements and liabilities they must consider when offering and maintaining certification programs. The workshop will also cover topics such as the importance of having a clear and enforceable code of ethics, the implications of advertising versus providing information regarding certifications, and the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the certification context. Additionally, participants will gain an understanding of how to protect their intellectual property, such as logos and test questions, and the importance of keeping certification records and documents secure. At the end of the workshop, participants will have a better understanding of the legal issues related to professional certification and how to ensure their certification program is compliant with national and international laws.