Online Courses

Practitioners, educators, law enforcement personnel and the legal community require continuing education in the constantly advancing field of forensic science. Take advantage of our preeminent expert faculty to enhance your and your labs’ knowledge-base and skill-sets to stay abreast of novel developments in the field. With our comprehensive offering of engaging workshop and continuing education courses, online training courses, internships and certificate programs, you are sure to find a training opportunity to suit your needs. All of our professional development offerings provide you the chance to learn from dynamic faculty on unique topics as well as from internationally recognized leaders in their fields.

Featured Courses

Application of Cognitive Psychology to Forensic Science Improvement: 2021

This course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the application of cognitive psychology to the improvement of forensic science policy and practice. The course will cover the basics of cognitive psychology, its relevance to forensic science, relevant research, and consensus guidance documents. Topics will include: Basic Principles of Cognitive Psychology; Expertise and Cognition; Communication; People and Organizations; Forensic Science Improvement; and Resiliency and Secondary Trauma. The course will emphasize critical thinking and root-cause-analysis in the examination of current practices, case errors, research, and policy recommendations. The course will emphasize positive steps that can be taken to incorporate cognitive psychology research into practice....

ON-DEMAND Course
Registration Cost: $800 - $1,000

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Applied Pharmacokinetics: December 2023

This unique online opportunity taught by Dr. Lionel Raymon, a clinical and forensic toxicologist whose expertise bridges the interface of pharmacology and toxicology with medical and behavioral sciences...

Dates: TUE, OCT 3, 2022, 11:00 AM – THUR, OCT 5, 2022, 5:00 PM EST
Registration: $600 per person
Groups of 5 or more: $450 person

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Borkenstein Drug Course - In-Person: September 2024

We are pleased to announce that enrollment is open for a hybrid – in-person and simultaneous live online – version of the Robert F Borkenstein Course on “The Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior” from September 9th - September 13th, 2024.

This registration is for the Live In-Person Version of the course.

Dates: September 9th - September 13th, 2024
Live In-Person Registration: $1,800 per person, or $1,500 for groups discounts of 5 people or more.

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Borkenstein Drug Course - Virtual: September 2024

We are pleased to announce that enrollment is open for a hybrid – in-person and simultaneous live online – version of the Robert F Borkenstein Course on “The Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior” from September 9th - September 13th, 2024.

This registration is for the Live Virtual Version of the course.

Dates: September 9th - September 13th, 2024
Live In-Person Registration: $1,800 per person, or $1,500 for groups discounts of 5 people or more.

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DNA Training for Law Enforcement and Legal Experts

Are you new to investigating, managing, or presenting DNA evidence? Would you like to see how biological evidence is processed? The CFSRE is hosting an interactive in-person training with our scientists where you will get to experience the laboratory work occurring between crime scene and the courtroom....

Date: SAT, OCT 28, 2023, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Registration: $275 per person

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Effective Use of Forensic Science in Police Investigation: Lessons from Wrongful Convictions

Criminal investigators increasingly rely on forensic evidence, but many observers claim that unreliable forensic science has contributed to wrongful convictions. When used effectively within a thorough investigation, forensic evidence can improve case outcomes and mitigate the risk of wrongful convictions. This webinar describes the interaction between investigators and forensic scientists in wrongful conviction cases and provides best practice insights that will be useful for the investigator or forensic scientist. Specific case studies will be used to illustrate issues related to crime scene investigation, effective communication, forensic technology, and misconduct....

Dates: This event originally occurred on November 9th, 2022 from 1pm – 3pm (EST). All presentations and materials have been archived for you to access as On-Demand content.
Registration: $125 per person

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Forensic Criminalistics Board Certification Preparation Course - Drug Chemistry

The Forensic Criminalistics Board Certification Preparation Course is a 16 module on-demand online course taught by professionals in the field that are certified in their area of study. The courses are taught by experienced criminalists with a collective practical perspective on forensic materials/trace analysis, drug chemistry, and serology/forensic biology....

On-Demand
Registration Cost: $1,000 - $1,500

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Forensic Criminalistics Board Certification Preparation Course - Molecular Biology

The Forensic Criminalistics Board Certification Preparation Course is a 16 module on-demand online course taught by professionals in the field that are certified in their area of study. The courses are taught by experienced criminalists with a collective practical perspective on forensic materials/trace analysis, drug chemistry, and serology/forensic biology....

On-Demand
Registration Cost: $1,000 - $1,500

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Forensic Toxicology Board Certification Prep Course

This 17 Module On-Demand online course consists of a combination of in-depth lectures, self-study, and practice exams covering all areas of the study curriculum that would comprise a forensic toxicology certification examination. Each module is provided to you by experts in their respective fields. Topics covered include drug and alcohol effects, pharmacokinetics, analytical techniques, quality assurance, and interpretation of drug findings. This course ensures mastery of the presented material and guides future learning efforts....

On-Demand
Registration Cost: $1,000 - $1,500

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Foundations of Pharmacology - 2023

This unique online opportunity is taught by Dr. Lionel Raymon, a clinical and forensic toxicologist whose expertise bridges the interface of pharmacology and toxicology with medical and behavioral sciences...

Dates: TUE, JULY 18, 2023, 11:00 AM – THUR, JULY 20, 2023, 5:00 PM EST
Registration: $600 per person
Groups of 5 or more: $450 person

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