CVSA Course Schedule | Certified Training for Police & Law Enforcement

Certified Examiners Course

Our Expert Instructors conduct the widely acclaimed and intensive five-day CVSA certification course, which is hosted by select law enforcement agencies across the USA. With a maximum of 25 students per class, there is ample hands-on instruction in the use of the CVSA®. Additionally, the specialized Defense Barrier Removal (DBR®) interviewing and interrogation technique developed by our founder is also taught. This technique, when utilized in conjunction with the CVSA® II, has proven invaluable in obtaining admissions and confessions, as well as clearing suspects.

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2019 CEC Class Schedule

Month Class Dates Location City State
January Jan 28 - Feb 1 California Highway Patrol Sacramento CA
February Feb 4 - 8 Hamilton Co. Sheriff's Office Cincinnati OH
Feb 11 - 15 Dubai - UAE Dubai UAE
Feb 25 - Mar 1 Conway Police Department Little Rock AR
Feb 25 - Mar 1 Daytona Beach Police Department Daytona Beach FL
March Mar 4 - 8 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta GA
Mar 11 - 15 Chubbuck Police Department Chubbuck ID
Mar 11 - 15 Fort Wayne Police Department Fort Wayne IN
Mar 18 - 22 U.S. Probation - NC Charlotte NC
Mar 18 - 22 Illinois State Police Springfield IL
Mar 25 - 29 Maryland National Capital Park Police Washington DC
April Apr 1 - 5 Nashville Police Department Nashville TN
Apr 1 - 5 Palm Beach Co. Sheriff's Office West Palm Beach FL
Apr 8 - 12 California Department of Corrections - For Pre-Employment Examiners Only Sacramento CA
Apr 15 - 19 Central Marin Police Authority San Francisco CA
Apr 15 - 19 Quito - Ecuador Quito ECU
Apr 29 – May 3 Erie Police Department Erie PA
May May 6 - 10 Columbus Police Department Columbus OH
May 6 - 10 Orange Co. Sheriff's Office Orlando FL
May 13 - 17 Orange Co. Sheriff’s Office - For Pre-Employment Examiners Only Orlando FL
May 20 - 24 Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office St. Louis MO
May 20 - 24 Mesa Police Department Mesa AZ
June June 3 - 7 San Diego Co. Sheriff's Office San Diego CA
June 10 -14 San Diego Co. Sheriff's Office - For Pre-Employment Examiners Only San Diego CA
June 10 -14 Bogotá - Colombia Bogotá COL
June 10 -14 Lawrence Township Police Department Princeton NJ
June 17 - 21 Boulder Police Department Boulder CO
July July 8 - 12 Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office Rochester NY
July 15 - 19 Salt Lake City Police Department Salt Lake City UT
July 22 - 26 Plainfield Police Department Indianapolis IN
July 22 - 26 Kansas City PD / Platte County SO Kansas City MO
August Aug 19 – 23 St. Francis Police Department Milwaukee WI
Aug 19 – 23 Bay Co. Sheriff’s Office Panama City FL
Aug 26 - 30 South Euclid Police Department Cleveland OH
September Sep 16 – 20 Boone Co. Sheriff’s Office Columbia MO
Sep 16 – 20 Dubai - UAE Dubai UAE
Sep 23 – 27 California Highway Patrol Sacramento CA
October Oct 28 – Nov 1 North Las Vegas Police Department North Las Vegas NV

History of Lie Detection 1Hr.
From its early beginnings to the state of the art today.

Instrumentation 6 Hrs.
The student learns this highly developed, user-friendly system to conduct perfect examinations.

Physiology 3 Hrs.
An in-depth overview of the body’s reaction to jeopardy. What the human body does to compensate for its inability to “fight” or “flight” and our ability to monitor those reactions.

Interviewing and Interrogation 13 Hrs.
Beginning with NITV’s Defense Barrier Removal®, following with Advanced Kinesics and ending with obtaining admissions, we provide advanced instruction in the art of interviewing and interrogation. For over 20 years, NITV’s Defense Barrier Removal® has proven to be particularly effective when conducting criminal and pre-employment interviews to obtain truthful statements, as well as obtaining admissions by military interviewers during cross-cultural interviews. Videos of known conclusion interviews and examinations are utilized as training aids.

Psychology 4 Hrs.
An overview of topics from the interaction of the physiological response to physiological stimuli, to the physiological aspects of question formulation and it’s bearing on the extent of the subject’s reaction.

Chart Interpretation 14 Hrs.
Learning from the established criteria for an indication of deception is not necessarily one of the easiest aspects of truth verification, but certainly the most critical.

Final Analysis Confirmation Tool® (FACT®) Scoring System

After students have mastered Chart Interpretation, they will learn how to operate the FACT® Scoring System – which makes the CVSA®II the next generation in the truth verification.

Test Construction and Question Formulation 6 Hrs.
From control questions to the Zone of Comparison format, students learn test application and construction.

Covert Interviewing and Analysis 4 Hrs.
One of the most useful functions of the CVSA®II; to include analysis of live recordings of CVSA examinations, as well as examinations conducted over the telephone.