Thursday, March 30, 2006

Underwater Forensics Research Seminar

Underwater Forensics Research Seminar
Speaker; Mack S. House Jr. Author: “Underwater Forensics Research/Commercial Scientific Diving”
Holliday Inn Express
Albemarle, NC April 8, 2006 From: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Registration ends April 5,2006
Reservations: Veronica Porras

This seminar is designed to provide informational needs of medical and law enforcement, community through understanding the importance of crime scene investigation of the underwater victim. A model for preparing law enforcement, rescue squads, medical personnel and related fields to meet the needs of community and those directly involved in the recovery process. The importance of human anatomy and post mortem changes will also be provided.

Seminar highlights:
Overview of Underwater Forensics and Safe Diving Practices
Drowning and interpretation of different terminology
Post mortem anatomical changes in a fluid medium (photographs are used in this section)
Preparing reports and documentation of evidence
Authorized “chain of custody” and the importance of HIPAA
The importance of “Debriefing” and psychological considerations

Learning objectives:
The attendee will be able to understand the importance Underwater Forensics and its application in crime scene investigation, human anatomy, preparing court ready reports and documentation protocols.
The attendee will be able to understand the anatomical changes that occur and the importance of crime scene technique.
The attendee will be able to discuss and articulate a model for preparing law enforcement personnel and medical professionals to address the complex needs of this application in crime scene investigation.

Who Should Attend?
This one-day seminar is designed for law enforcement, medical professionals, psychologists, pathologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, case managers, attorneys and related personnel who are or may be involved in this specialized field of crime scene investigation..

Registration includes:
Continental Breakfast
Certificate of attendance