National Certified Investigator & Inspector Training - Basic (Baltimore, MD)

  • 02 May 2017
  • 7:30 AM
  • 04 May 2017
  • 5:30 PM
  • Baltimore, MD
  • 29


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CLEAR is pleased to announce it will offer the National Certified Investigator & Inspector Training Basic program in Baltimore, MD.

CLEAR’s NCIT—Basic program provides a three-day, hands-on training and certification program in investigation and inspection techniques and procedures.

Day One (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Check-in and registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Light refreshments 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 hours)
  • 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. (3 hours)
  • Investigator Safety: Provides students with an over view of safety concerns for investigators, and high level strategies to mitigating danger. (1 hour)

Day Two (8 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 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 or organization, qualifies the student for CLEAR certification. (1 hour)
Training Location:

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

4201 Patterson Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland 21215


CLEAR cancellation policy:

Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing by March 18, 2017 to receive a full refund. After that date, a USD $95 service charge will be subtracted from refunds. Cancellations received after April 14, 2017 are subject to the full registration fee. No refunds will be given after April 14, 2017.

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