Maximize the quality and quantity of information gathered from individuals in an ethical fashion and make informed, consequential decisions.
Information Gathering Using Professional Investigating and Interviewing Techniques guides participants through the methodology for gathering information when investigating incidents, undertaking fact finding for client projects, interviewing potential employees, corporate planning, and other organizational requirements. This seminar uses participant activities to improve understanding of the information presented and to provide the opportunity to practice tools and techniques.
Professionals whose success depends on the gathering of reliable information for corporate decision making and planning. This seminar offers valuable information gathering skills development for business analysts, business owners, managers, HR professionals, key account managers, lawyers, corporate investigators, health professionals, social workers, law enforcement, occupational health and safety officers, wildlife officers, real-estate agents, and other professionals.
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Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14
Brent Snook is a Professor in Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He holds a PhD in Psychology from The University of Liverpool, UK. His research pertains to the study of human behaviour within the criminal justice system. He aims to advance scientific and legal literacy within the criminal justice system and conduct research that improves the administration of justice. Specifically, Brent conducts research on a range of investigative practices such as investigative interviewing and interrogation practices, and pseudoscience in the criminal justice system. His current body of work involves introducing science-based model of information gathering to Canadian police organizations (i.e., The PEACE model). Together with Todd Barron, he has now instructed hundreds of practitioners around North America on evidence-based interviewing practices.
Todd Barron served as a police officer for over 27 years being promoted to the rank of Inspector. He has a Master of Science degree in Experimental Psychology from Memorial University, and an undergraduate degree from Memorial University with a major in Police Studies and a minor in business. His policing background includes training as a polygraph examiner, work in the area of Major Crimes, as well as being in charge of his departments investigative Interviewing unit. He was responsible for training all members of the criminal investigation division, patrol services, and new police recruits on investigative interviewing practices; developing new interviewing courses; and providing advice on interviewing protocols for ongoing investigations. He is a member of the international investigative interviewing research group (iIIRG), the Canadian Association of Police Polygraphists (CAPP), and has received training on the PEACE model of interviewing (advanced suspect interviewing) in the United Kingdom. Todd has given many talks on ethical interviewing practices at Osgoode Law School; York University in Toronto; and Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn Heights, New York City; and other organizations. He has also co-authored several published works on interviewing practices. Todds research interests pertain to the development of professional and ethical interviewing standards.
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