Is the RSP designation appropriate for defense-oriented structured settlement brokers?

The RSP program is designed to certify members who are minimally qualified to practice without supervision as settlement planners to injured parties. While defense-oriented brokers have fewer opportunities to develop the type of relationship with an injured party to be trusted with in-depth knowledge of their goals and resources, the knowledge gained in the RSP program will help anyone involved in settlement planning perform their functions better.  Therefore, the education and the RSP designation are appropriate for both defense and plaintiff brokers.