CLEAR is pleased to announce it will offer the Basic National Certified Investigator/Inspector Training (NCIT) program in Boston, Massachusetts from September 14-16, 2015.
CLEAR’s Basic Program provides a three day, hands-on training and certification program in investigation and inspection techniques and procedures. Participants will receive:
Day One: (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Check-in and registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., coffee and continental breakfast items will be provided.
Introduction and Welcome: A member of CLEAR's staff and an instructor review the NCIT curriculum and answer any questions about the training program (0.5 hour)
Professional Conduct: Learn how to develop professional attitudes, conducts and relationships with other regulatory and law enforcement agencies (1.5 hour)
Principles of Administrative Law & the Regulatory Process: Provides the basic guidelines to understanding administrative law and procedure and the regulatory process (2 hours)
Investigative Process: Teaches a basic understanding of the investigative process including the intake of complaints, investigative planning and the execution of an investigative plan (4 hours)
Day Two: (8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.)
Principles of Evidence: Reviews sources of evidence law, types and forms of evidence and the rules and use of evidence in administrative proceedings (2 hours)
Evidence Collection, Tagging & Storage: Furnishes the student with basic guidelines for gathering evidence, including proper techniques of custody and storage of evidence (2 hours)
Interviewing Techniques: Explains the proper interviewing method, how to establish rapport, and proper and improper questioning techniques. (4 hours)
Day Three: (8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Overview of Inspections & Inspection Procedures: Reviews the inspector’s role and the specific steps of an inspection; from planning and conducting the inspection to writing the formal report (1 hour)
Report Writing: Teaches students ways to improve factual, investigative reports. Learn how to write a report that is accurate, logical, clear, concise and complete (3 hours)
Testifying in Administrative & Criminal Proceedings: Provides attendees with an understanding of the role of the prosecutor, as well as mental and physical preparation for testifying on the witness stand (2 hours)
Question and Answer Session: Attendees are invited to ask any questions that have not been answered during the course of the training (1 hour)
Examination: a multiple choice exam that tests students’ learning. A score of 70% or better, plus a year of employment with your agency/organization, qualifies the student for CLEAR certification (1 hour)
This program is offered in conjunction with CLEAR's Annual Educational Conference, September 17-19, 2015.
HOTEL and TRAINING LOCATION:
The Boston Park Plaza is located 3 miles from Logan International Airport and only blocks from Boston Garden, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and all of Boston's most historic landmarks.
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street | Boston
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel is now sold out. Please contact A Room With A View for information on the designated CLEAR overflow hotel. They will secure the lowest available rates within walking distance of The Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
In the event that rooms become available at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel due to cancellations, A Room With A View will notify attendees and help transfer attendees back to The Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the order in which they were booked.
A Room With A View can be reached at 1-800-780 4343. International attendees can reach them at ARWAV@charter.net
This is a free service for all CLEAR attendees.
Please note: A Room With A View will not be available on the dates of Aug 10-15 (Monday-Friday). Their offices will be closed for yearly system upgrades and staff training seminars. This is done to maintain the level of service. Phones will re-open again on Monday August 17th.
Taxis - typical rate of $35 one-way. SuperShuttle Boston offers a shared-ride service for $16 one-way. Valet parking at the hotel - $48/day. Self parking is available in the Motor Mart Garage, $31/day.
Information about Boston attractions and activities: http://www.bostonusa.com/
CLEAR cancellation policy:
Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing by August 30, 2015 to receive a full refund. After that date, a $75 US service charge will be subtracted from refunds. Cancellations received after training begins are subject to the full registration fee.
CLEAR produces an attendee list for each program to facilitate networking among attendees. If you would prefer that your information not be included on this attendee list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact CLEAR staff if you have any questions.
Airport Shuttle -
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Boston Super Shuttle
US$16 each way | www.supershuttle.com
GO Boston Shuttle
US$17 each way | www.gobostonshuttle.com
CLEAR Learning Sponsorship Opportunities
CLEAR cancellation policy:
Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing by August 8, 2015 to receive a full refund. After that date, a $75 US service charge will be subtracted from refunds. Cancellations received after training begins are subject to the full registration fee.
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