Financial Elder Exploitation Undue Influence

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: ZOOM
Speaker: Alisha Johnson, Psy.D.

Financial Elder Exploitation

Undue Influence

Alisha Johnson, Psy.D.

Los Angeles County Elder Abuse  Forensic Center & Bernatz Experts

***Friends of the council: email to pay a reduced $30 guest fee for meeting access***

This program will cover:

I. Undue Influence (UI) Definition

II. UI Conceptual Models


    The 4 Indicators 

IV. Probate Statute CA 86

V. Case Example

VI. How To Protect Your Clients

VII. How To Prevent From Being Accused of UI

Dr. Alisha R. Johnson is a licensed psychologist (PSY 23424) specializing in forensic psychology. Since joining the team at Bernatz Experts, Dr. Johnson’s focus is on conducting financial capacity evaluations for criminal cases. Her social service experience is also well utilized at the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center in consulting on cases of elder and dependent adult abuse.

Dr. Johnson provides forensic psychological assessment, treatment, and testimony in cases related to fitness to stand trial, insanity, risk for violence, malingering and sexual offending for the Psychology Department at Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk, California. She is also an adjunct professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and has taught Research Methods, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Lifespan Development.

Dr. Johnson received her Doctor of Psychology degree from Pepperdine University.

In her free time, she enjoys sailing, playing tennis, traveling, cooking and spending quality time with friends and family.


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