Month: June 2015


Posted on June 30, 2015 by Dean Benard
Accusations of incompetence can result from poor record keeping and note taking, inaccurate or unclear report writing, failure to consider all sources of information and failure to meet timelines.
Posted on June 23, 2015 by Dean Benard
An investigator’s career depends on maintaining integrity and credibility in the eyes of others. If an investigator’s integrity is in question, his or her effectiveness is compromised, perhaps forever.
Posted on June 16, 2015 by Dean Benard
Investigators must always be vigilant on the issue of confidentiality. It is often necessary to share information that some might suggest is confidential, but to complete an interview or gather relevant documentation investigators may need to share some information.
Posted on June 9, 2015 by Dean Benard
A conflict of interest arises when a person has c
Posted on June 2, 2015 by Dean Benard
Investigators can be accused of not being fair, of not looking at all the facts, and of drawing conclusions instead of investigating facts. Sometimes, the investigator’s motivation or alleged motivation may be called into question based on certain assumptions and beliefs related to his or her cultural background or gender or that of the individuals who are party to the investigation.