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Frequently Asked Questions

Category 1: 

Why is an immigration assessment important?


A mental health evaluation is important for an immigrant’s case because it provides crucial evidence. (For instance, an asylum seeker has been through trauma in their home country but may not have physical scars. A mental health assessment can document the invisible scars of PTSD, which provides evidence for their case.)

A mental health evaluation is often the only evidence that an immigrant has, and frequently, it’s the deal-breaker in an immigrant’s case. It’s often THE deciding factor in whether a client’s family can stay together or whether an immigrant can escape life-threatening circumstances in their home country.




I already do mental health evaluations, why do I need a training?


A mental health evaluation for an immigration case varies substantially from an evaluation provided in a clinical context. To be as effective as possible, the evaluation must address numerous legal aspects of the immigration case. Georgia’s workshops give you the “inside scoop” on how to address these legal nuances and her templates walk you through the process step-by-step. When therapists understand the legal structure of immigration cases, they can give an immigrant their best shot at winning their case.




How much do therapists charge for an evaluation?


Generally, therapists charge around $800 to 1000 per evaluation. This covers the hours needed to meet with the client and write up the report.




How long does it take to do an evaluation?


The length of time varies depending on the case. Therapists often average approximately 6 to 8 hours per evaluation (which would include meeting with the client and writing the report).




Which immigrants can afford the evaluations?


The people who need immigration evaluations come from a wide range of cultural, financial, and educational backgrounds. For many cases (extreme hardship waivers) your client will be a U.S. citizen who’s married to an immigrant. For other cases, you may work with clients from countries such as Iran, Kenya, China, India, and Thailand.

One amazing thing about this work is that therapists can balance pro bono work with clients in need and full-fee work with wealthier immigrants from around the world. Some of these clients may have graduate degrees or work as computer scientists, and they can easily afford a full-fee assessment. Other clients can pay the full fee, as long as therapists offer a payment plan. In this way, therapists can work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds and circumstances.




How do I get referrals?


Referrals most often come from immigration lawyers, and Georgia’s training offers effective marketing techniques to help you quickly connect with immigration lawyers. It only takes connecting with a few lawyers who like your work, in order to have very reliable and lucrative referral sources.




How long do I have access to the training?


Registration includes lifetime access to the training, plus all resources and materials, so you can view the training at your own pace, and go back and review anytime you'd like a refresher.





Category 2: 

Why is an immigration assessment important?


A mental health evaluation is important for an immigrant’s case because it provides crucial evidence. (For instance, an asylum seeker has been through trauma in their home country but may not have physical scars. A mental health assessment can document the invisible scars of PTSD, which provides evidence for their case.)

A mental health evaluation is often the only evidence that an immigrant has, and frequently, it’s the deal-breaker in an immigrant’s case. It’s often THE deciding factor in whether a client’s family can stay together or whether an immigrant can escape life-threatening circumstances in their home country.




I already do mental health evaluations, why do I need a training?


A mental health evaluation for an immigration case varies substantially from an evaluation provided in a clinical context. To be as effective as possible, the evaluation must address numerous legal aspects of the immigration case. Georgia’s workshops give you the “inside scoop” on how to address these legal nuances and her templates walk you through the process step-by-step. When therapists understand the legal structure of immigration cases, they can give an immigrant their best shot at winning their case.




How much do therapists charge for an evaluation?


Generally, therapists charge around $800 to 1000 per evaluation. This covers the hours needed to meet with the client and write up the report.




How long does it take to do an evaluation?


The length of time varies depending on the case. Therapists often average approximately 6 to 8 hours per evaluation (which would include meeting with the client and writing the report).




Which immigrants can afford the evaluations?


The people who need immigration evaluations come from a wide range of cultural, financial, and educational backgrounds. For many cases (extreme hardship waivers) your client will be a U.S. citizen who’s married to an immigrant. For other cases, you may work with clients from countries such as Iran, Kenya, China, India, and Thailand.

One amazing thing about this work is that therapists can balance pro bono work with clients in need and full-fee work with wealthier immigrants from around the world. Some of these clients may have graduate degrees or work as computer scientists, and they can easily afford a full-fee assessment. Other clients can pay the full fee, as long as therapists offer a payment plan. In this way, therapists can work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds and circumstances.




How do I get referrals?


Referrals most often come from immigration lawyers, and Georgia’s training offers effective marketing techniques to help you quickly connect with immigration lawyers. It only takes connecting with a few lawyers who like your work, in order to have very reliable and lucrative referral sources.




How long do I have access to the training?


Registration includes lifetime access to the training, plus all resources and materials, so you can view the training at your own pace, and go back and review anytime you'd like a refresher.





Category 3: 

Why is an immigration assessment important?


A mental health evaluation is important for an immigrant’s case because it provides crucial evidence. (For instance, an asylum seeker has been through trauma in their home country but may not have physical scars. A mental health assessment can document the invisible scars of PTSD, which provides evidence for their case.)

A mental health evaluation is often the only evidence that an immigrant has, and frequently, it’s the deal-breaker in an immigrant’s case. It’s often THE deciding factor in whether a client’s family can stay together or whether an immigrant can escape life-threatening circumstances in their home country.




I already do mental health evaluations, why do I need a training?


A mental health evaluation for an immigration case varies substantially from an evaluation provided in a clinical context. To be as effective as possible, the evaluation must address numerous legal aspects of the immigration case. Georgia’s workshops give you the “inside scoop” on how to address these legal nuances and her templates walk you through the process step-by-step. When therapists understand the legal structure of immigration cases, they can give an immigrant their best shot at winning their case.




How much do therapists charge for an evaluation?


Generally, therapists charge around $800 to 1000 per evaluation. This covers the hours needed to meet with the client and write up the report.




How long does it take to do an evaluation?


The length of time varies depending on the case. Therapists often average approximately 6 to 8 hours per evaluation (which would include meeting with the client and writing the report).




Which immigrants can afford the evaluations?


The people who need immigration evaluations come from a wide range of cultural, financial, and educational backgrounds. For many cases (extreme hardship waivers) your client will be a U.S. citizen who’s married to an immigrant. For other cases, you may work with clients from countries such as Iran, Kenya, China, India, and Thailand.

One amazing thing about this work is that therapists can balance pro bono work with clients in need and full-fee work with wealthier immigrants from around the world. Some of these clients may have graduate degrees or work as computer scientists, and they can easily afford a full-fee assessment. Other clients can pay the full fee, as long as therapists offer a payment plan. In this way, therapists can work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds and circumstances.




How do I get referrals?


Referrals most often come from immigration lawyers, and Georgia’s training offers effective marketing techniques to help you quickly connect with immigration lawyers. It only takes connecting with a few lawyers who like your work, in order to have very reliable and lucrative referral sources.




How long do I have access to the training?


Registration includes lifetime access to the training, plus all resources and materials, so you can view the training at your own pace, and go back and review anytime you'd like a refresher.





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