The value of expert testimony depends ultimately on confidence in its credibility and objectivity. In a field where levels of expertise sometimes vary, Conway Scanlan & Associates provides objectivity that is universally respected.
Expertise and Objectivity
We utilize proven, scientific methodologies which are widely recognized and accepted for meeting the highest standards of accuracy and impartiality.
No other Alberta-based Vocational Expert has been involved in more settlements or verdicts that have exceeded 1 million dollars.
Douglas G. Conway is an Expert in Forensic Vocational Evaluation. He has focused his practice in the area of forensic vocational evaluation and Litigation Support for over 35 years.
Doug has personally conducted more than 2,900 litigation based vocational evaluations. He has been accepted as an expert witness more than 100 times, appearing before the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, the Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan, Supreme Court of British Columbia and Superior Court of Arizona.
He is a Registered Psychologist as well as a member numerous provincial, national and international professional associations affiliated with this area of practice.
Silvia Henning's career includes working for over 24 years ago in the vocational field. Her career includes working as a senior vocational counsellor and program manager for two vocational counselling programs, and in human resources management. She has conducted hundreds of psychological assessments and provided treatment for post-concussion syndrome, chronic pain management, as well as providing career/ academic planning, and return-to-work services.
She has co-facilitated seminars on Legal and Employment Matters for Wellspring Calgary for the last 7 years, as well as developed and presented various health psychology related workshops for the Calgary community.
Silvia Henning is a registered psychologist as well as a member numerous provincial, and national professional associations affiliated with this area of practice.
Jillian Conway is a Registered Psychologist who has focused her education, training, and practice in the often interconnected fields of Psychology and Career Development. Through her two graduate degrees, specializing in Psychology and Counselling, she has conducted comprehensive research into the impacts of chronic pain, ADHD, and social support on vocational outcomes including loss of earnings, time outside the workforce, and return to work. She has presented at national and international conferences on key concepts to assist in the return to work process of individuals with chronic pain, and ameliorating vocational outcomes for individuals with ADHD. In her eight years with Conway, Scanlan & Associates, she has been integral in the training of multiple Psychometrists and other Vocational Consultants.
After recognizing that many career disruptions follow traumatic events (e.g., motor vehicle accidents), she pursued extensive education and training in trauma theories and treatment with multiple experts including those at Harvard University and Veterans Affairs. In addition to her work for Conway, Scanlan & Associates, she works with military members, veterans, and RCMP members who have encountered challenges with their mental health as a result of their careers (commonly PTSD, depression, and insomnia). She provides comprehensive diagnostic assessments and intensive trauma therapy with the common goal of facilitating the return to work process of individuals on medical leaves, or vocational rehabilitation involving alternative careers. Together, trauma and vocational assessment have become her passion and main areas of expertise.
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