Training

During various times of the year we offer Short Course training to students, law enforcement agencies, forensic science teachers and forensic practitioners.

POLICIES

Register 90 days before any class and get a 10% discount!

Courses are offered for law enforcement, practitioners, high school teachers, and university students only.

25% discount is available for university students.

Cancelation Policy: Cancelations made at least one month prior to the class will be given a full refund. If the cancelation is made 30-15 days prior to the class only a half refund will be given. No refunds will be given for cancelations made 14 days or less prior to the start of the class.

UPCOMING SHORT COURSES

Clandestine Burial & Forensic Anthropology
May 15 - 18, 2017
This four day, intense, hands-on, short course teaches the anthropology and geo-mapping principles used in the search for clandestine burials and the recovery and analysis of human skeletal remains. The course will include lectures and practical applications in anthropology and hands–on recovery activities. Endurance in the recovery of the remains is required.
* * $600.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by April 15, 2017
* * Graduate Students and Law Enforcement only
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Forensic Anthropology & Forensic Entomology
June 12 - 16, 2017
Four days of this course will be dedicated to learning the fundamental principles of forensic anthropology used in recovery and analysis of human skeletal remains. Methods used in the estimation of sex, age, stature, and ancestry will be covered in hands-on exercises. Field recovery of human skeletal remains will also be included. One day of this course will be dedicated to learning the foundations of insect biology and how insects can be used in forensic proceedings.
* * $650.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by May 12, 2017
* * Graduate Students and High School Teachers only
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Forensic Entomology
June 26 - 27, 2017
Entomology is a two day short course providing a foundation of insect biology with a concentration on forensically significant insects and how insects are used in forensic proceedings.
* * $300.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by May 26, 2017
* * Graduate Students and Law Enforcement only
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Bone and Soft Tissue Trauma
July 10 - 11, 2017
This two day course will explore fundamental biomechanics of bone and how body tissues respond to various types of forces. The course will cover sharp and blunt force trauma as well as thermal and gunshot wounds and their effect on soft tissue and bone.
* * $400.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 10, 2017
* * Graduate Students and Law Enforcement only
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Human Decomposition & TBS Methodology
July 12, 2017
This one day course will be located at the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Facility (STAFS) and will provide thefundamental concepts surrounding human decomposition. The course will introduce the Total Body Scoring (TBS) methodology of forensic analysis of human decomposition currently in study.
* * $100.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 12, 2017
* * Graduate Students and Law Enforcement only
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Pattern Evidence and Blood Stain Analysis
July 17 - 20, 2017
This four day course will be broken into two sections. The first two days will cover Bloodstain Pattern Analysis includingthe fundamental physics of blood-staining, along with the recognition, processing, and analysis of blood stains at crimescenes. The third and fourth day will covers topics that deal with Pattern Evidence such as Latent Print Identification and Latent Print Processing.
* * $650.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 17, 2017
* * Graduate Students, Law Enforcement, and High School Teachers only
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