We are excited to introduce our expanded course. This is an introductory course of an advanced investigative specialty in high demand. By popular requests, we have added a video PowerPoint / speaker series of comprehensive videos – over nine hours – to complement and expand our traditional text-based course. Over six hours of the original text-based instructional reference material, and over six hours of additional video lecture presentations. Together more than nine continuing education hours of unique and more comprehensive instruction and resources. The downloadable text-based also serves as a valuable resource guide for your cases.
This is course is developed for the interested, new or veteran investigator; however, experience is recommended for this specialty, and this course is the place to start. If student is a new or experienced legal investigator looking to improve their knowledge in Equivocal Death Investigations, including non-fatal Serious Bodily Injuries, for civil and criminal litigation, this course is for them.
It is important to study all components, to emphasize important points and to assure passing the series examination. Separately each module is $75 and the Resource Guide is $75 – a $525 investment value in your professional investigative future. This is also a pre-requisite for the Board Certification Program in development with a leading training association. All materials must be followed to successfully pass the 150-question course exam (70% or better) and receive a Certificate of Advanced Course Instruction.
Thank you for taking this course! We are dedicated to furthering our profession by sharing our experiences and expertise.
You can reach us directly – associates@InvestigativeCourses.com with any questions. If you require passing a test for any continuing education, please contact us directly. There is a nominal fee for the exam and passing certificate.
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Dean A. Beers, CLI, CCDI began his investigative career in 1987. He is a Certified Legal Investigator and Certified Criminal Defense Investigator, and expert consultant / witness in criminal defense homicide and civil equivocal death investigations. He is certified in Medicolegal Death Investigations and is a POST certified instructor, and experienced forensic autopsy assistant.
He has lectured extensively and authored multiple articles, peer-reviewed white papers, and provided expert testimony on Protocols of Private Investigation, and Forensic Investigations of Injury Pattern Analysis (including Blood Pattern Analysis) and Death Investigations (including Protocols and Standards), as well as consulted as a subject matter expert in Equivocal Death Analysis, Injury Causation, Time of Death, Crime Scene Analysis, Investigative Protocol, Evidence Protocol, and Forensic Photography.
Karen S. Beers, BSW, CCDI began her investigative career in 1996, also earning her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Colorado State University (Magna Cum Laude).She is also a Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI) and certified in Medicolegal Death Investigations. In addition to being a subject matter expert in death investigations, her background, education and experience with victim advocacy and counseling are valuable assets in working with families and victims of traumatic events.
All chapters must be completed (in order is best).
– A chapter exam is required for the full webinar series and Certificate of Advanced Course Instruction.
– All exams must be passed by 80% or better.
– This series is a pre-requisite for Board Certification.
Required chapters are:
1. Understanding Death and SBI Investigations
2. Understanding Evidence
3. Understanding Medical Records
4. Understanding Blunt & Sharp Force Injuries
5. Understanding Forensic Autopsies
6. Understanding Autopsy Reports
Available to all new investigators, as well as experienced looking for a refresher. This is best for the experienced level investigator.