Training

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

POLICIES

25% discount is available for university students.

Cancelation Policy: Cancelations made 30 days prior to the course start date will receive a 100% refund. Cancelations made 29-15 days prior to the course start date will receive a 50% refund. Cancelations made 14 days or less prior to the course start date will not receive a refund.

UPCOMING SHORT COURSES

Forensic Anthropology & Surface Remains Recovery
May 21 - 24, 2018 CANCELLED
Instructed by a board certified forensic anthropologist, this course is dedicated to learning the fundamental principles of forensic anthropology used today by professionals in recovery and analysis of human skeletal remains. Participants will learn how to estimate skeletal sex, age, stature, and ancestry. The course will conclude with a hands-on surface recovery at the AARC where students will have the chance to apply what they have learned from lecture.
* * $600.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by April 20, 2018
* * Previous knowledge in human osteology is suggested.

Bone Identification: Human versus Non-Human Bone & Archaeological versus Forensic
June 7, 2018
This one-day course explores the techniques used to determine human versus non-human bone from features studied by professionals in field. The course will explore histology using bone slides prepared and studied in class. Participants will also learn how to differentiate between archaeological and forensic significance of discovered human remains.
* * $300.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by May 7, 2018
* * Previous knowledge in human osteology is suggested.
* * Highly recommended for law enforcement and wildlife/forest management agencies.
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Advanced Pattern Evidence
June 26 - 28, 2018
This three day course will assist educators in advancing their classroom instruction in their forensic courses. Educators will learn about Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Crime Scene Reconstruction and how to determine the Area of Origin of an Impact Pattern (Bloodstain Pattern Analysis). The student MUST have attended the AARC Pattern Evidence & Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course or may be considered on a case by cases basis with an approved bloodstain course.
* * $500.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by May 25, 2018
* * Designed for law officials interested in advancing techniques, those interested in the CSI field and fundamental principles behind investigations.
* * Does not allow undergraduate admission.
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Human Osteology & Bone Trauma
July 17 - 19, 2018
In this course, students will have the opportunity to learn about human osteology and bone trauma using the unique human skeletal collection from the AARC. Fundamental principles about the human skeletal system, basic skeletal structure, and biomechanics of bone will be covered. The course will explore the different types of bone trauma and patterns commonly found in both the forensic and medical field.
* * $600.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 18, 2018
* * Suggested for those looking to further their knowledge of the human skeleton and bone trauma.
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Human Decomposition & Forensic Entomology
July 26 - 27, 2018
This two-day course will be located at the Applied Anatomical Research Center (AARC). The first day of this course will explore the fundamental processes behind human decomposition and techniques of determining postmortem interval (PMI). The second day of this course will be directed by a professional forensic entomologist. Participants will learn the forensic significance of certain insects and how they are useful in court proceedings.
* * $200.00 regular registration must be registered and paid by June 26, 2017
* * Does not allow undergraduate admission.
* * During this course, participants will visit the AARC outdoor facility to directly view decomposition of human remains and practice forensic entomology.
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