The eight-hour credibility assessment course, approved as Continuing Education credit for American Polygraph Association members, will be offered Jan. 12, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.
LEHI, Utah – Oct. 24, 2017 – After bringing two new lie detection products to the market, EyeDetect and IdentityDetect, tech start-up Converus is now offering a Converus Credibility Assessment Expert (CCAE) certification. The class is approved as Continuing Education credit for members of the American Polygraph Association (APA) and National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) examiners.
The eight-hour course teaches advanced EyeDetect training and post-test interviewing techniques. Instructors are Converus Director of Professional Services Mark Handler and Converus VP of Marketing and Operations Russ Warner. Handler is also the editor of the APA newsletter. Warner is the liaison between Converus and its science team responsible for EyeDetect test development. Upon completion of the training, attendees must pass a certification test to earn the CCAE credential.
“The CCAE certification is a natural next step for our company as we fulfill our mission of bringing scientifically validated credibility assessment technologies to the world,” said Converus President and CEO Todd Mickelsen. “We hope all APA members and NCCA examiners take advantage of this certification.”
Topics covered in the CCAE training include:
- Relevant-Comparison Test (RCT) format
- Indirect interrogation format
- EyeDetect decision model (algorithm)
- Successive hurdles and correlation studies — EyeDetect and polygraph
- EyeDetect test scores
- Countermeasures in EyeDetect
- Lie signs and behaviors
- Objective and subjective cues
- Cognitive load
- Interview or interrogate
- Conversation basics
- Good interviewers
- Building rapport
- Conversation management (RESPONSE)
- Conversation management (PEACE)
- Powerful people
- ASSESS trouble areas
- Inconsistency review
- Use of evidence
- Active listening
- Disclosure strategies
- Attention and mental performance
- Follow-up questioning
- Probing for maximum disclosure
- Admission responses
- Resistance vs. disruptive behavior
- Closing the interview
- Evaluating the interview
The next CCAE training course is Jan. 12, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Registration is $199. To register, call (801) 331-8840 or email [email protected] Converus’ Test Proctor and Administrator trainings are prerequisites for the CCAE certification.
For more information about Converus, visit www.converus.com.
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Converus (“with truth”) provides scientifically validated, innovative credibility assessment technologies. EyeDetect® is the first nonintrusive, ocular-motor technology that detects deception with 86% accuracy in 30 minutes by analyzing eye and other behaviors. IdentityDetect™ is the first nonintrusive, browser-based identity verification technology that accurately detects falsified identities with 90% accuracy within 3 minutes by analyzing subtle variations in the motor nervous system responses. Converus’ technologies help protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, fraud and threats. Converus is headquartered in Lehi, Utah. Visit www.converus.com.
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