Saturday, September 12, 2015
Bay Path University
This workshop involves lectures and discussion in preparation for the American Board of Criminalistics (ABC) certification examinations. The workshop is directed at forensic practitioners to assist them in focusing their study for certification examinations in Comprehensive Criminalistics and in the following specialty disciplines: Molecular Biology, Drug Chemistry, Fire Debris Analysis, Trace Evidence (Hairs & Fibers), and Trace Evidence (Paints & Polymers).
The morning will focus on ABC exam preparation strategies including timeline, study guides, resources, and discussion of the general exam categories across all specialties (legal, quality, common KSA's). The afternoon will consist of breakout sessions into each discipline for more in-depth information using the ABC study guides. The afternoon will also include a “mock examination” for the participants to test their current knowledge and identify weak areas for further study.
At least 3 registrants for each section will need to be registered in order for a breakout session to be offered.
8am-10am History/overview of the ABC, ABC Test Taking Strategies –Professional standardized tests
10am-12pm General topics/General Criminalistics
1pm-3pm Specialty Discipline Overviews
3pm-6pm Timed Mock Examination
- $75 NEAFS members, $125 non-members
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