Idfa Webinar: Competent Report Writing

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Idfa Webinar: Competent Report Writing

IDFA's July 2018 webinar will walk you through how to prepare a court-ready report for your clients. Watch the webinar on the IDFA website. Please complete the following quiz for one hour of CE credit for your CDFA designation. This quiz will be available until October 31, 2018. If you pass the quiz, you will receive a certificate to submit in your IDFA account when reporting the CE credit. Users have two attempts to pass the quiz. After two failed attempts, you will be locked out of the quiz. To unlock the quiz, please contact IDFA's customer service team to have the quiz reset within one business day. Users will be given one additional attempt after the quiz is unlocked.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are any of the following a true statement regarding a good, solid introduction?
    • A. 

      Limitations include discussion of accomplishments

    • B. 

      Objectives includes discussion of constraints

    • C. 

      Background cannot include any historical perspective

    • D. 

      Scope includes the focus of your engagement

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are true statements regarding a Curriculum Vitae?
    • A. 

      Length must be no more than four pages

    • B. 

      These is a standard format that needs to be followed per the courts

    • C. 

      It is an honest representation of credentials

    • D. 

      CV’s are not considered important documents and many attorneys do not request a copy

  • 3. 
    A summary of the major findings you have arrived at in the previous sections is called the:
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Introduction

    • C. 

      Appendix

    • D. 

      Methodology

  • 4. 
    What would you do if you discovered a major error in your report after filing the final copy?
    • A. 

      Nothing at all. It is already final

    • B. 

      Re-issue report on your own initiative

    • C. 

      Discuss situation with attorney before re-issue

    • D. 

      Point out error to client first

  • 5. 
    What does Curriculum Vitae translate to?
    • A. 

      Italian for “learner of books”

    • B. 

      Latin for “course of (one’s) life”

    • C. 

      Greek for “legal biography”

    • D. 

      Latin for “teacher’s vision”

  • 6. 
    Report preparation involves reviewing and analyzing documents. How is this review handled in the report?
    • A. 

      Only include those documents that were relevant to your opinion

    • B. 

      Do not include method of receipt as it is immaterial how they were received

    • C. 

      Describe all documents reviewed for report preparation

    • D. 

      If documents were not reviewed, they should be ignored in your report

  • 7. 
    Are any items below NOT a type of methodology used in technical report writing?
    • A. 

      Illustrate

    • B. 

      Calculate

    • C. 

      Tabulate

    • D. 

      Retaliate

  • 8. 
    Which of the following show up on your Curriculum Vitae?      I. Prior work history     II. List of published articles    III. Your Facebook posts    IV. Marital Status
    • A. 

      I and III

    • B. 

      II and IV

    • C. 

      I and II

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of these items are usually found in a technical report?      I. Introduction paragraph     II. Figures and/or tables    III. Professional opinion    IV. Methodology
    • A. 

      II, III, an IV

    • B. 

      All of the above

    • C. 

      I and III

    • D. 

      IV only