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This is where we will list some of the more significant training, certifications and awards related to the services we offer.  Please feel free to contact us if you have questions.  We can be contacted by telephone: Office: 325-657-9353, Cell: 325-277-9325, and/or email at businessoffice@allwcts.com.

 

 

Polygraph Training

The following are classes/courses and/or certifications obtained from various sources. Here we will list the basic and advanced shools attended. 

Licensed Intern Examiner - The State of Texas - 09-17-2001 

 Basic Polygraph School - Texas Department of Public Safety - 11-23-2001

Examiner's License - The State of Texas Polygraph Examiners Board - 11-18-2003 

Texas Association of Law Enforcement Polygraph Investigators (TALEPI) - 07-28-2004

Expert Witness in Federal Courts - MCLE - 10/2004

Polygraph Evidence after Daubert- Federal Rules Cases- MCLE -  11/2004

TALEPI - Annual Summer Seminar(s) - 2004

TAPEPI - Annual Seminar - 2005

TALEPI - Annual Seminar - 2006

TALEPI - Annual Summer Seminar - 2007

TALEPI - Annual Summer Seminar - 2008

Senior Examiner Course - Defense Academy For Credibility Assessment - 08-08-2008 

Countermeasures Course - Defense for Credibility Assessment - 11-21-2008

Empirically Based Manual Scoring System - Blalock, Cushman & Nelson - 2009

Federal Laws regarding Employee Polygraph Testing (EPPA) - PEOA- 2010

Test Data Analysis- Numerical Scoring - 2011

Polygraph Formats and Scoring Systems - Academy of Polygraph Science - 2013

Texas Association of Polygraph Examiners- Fall Conference -10-11-2014

Psychophysiological Detection of Deception, Numerical Evaluation of Scoring - 11/2015

History and Devevelopment of Polygraph - eAcademy - 12/2015

Psychology for Polygraph Examiners - eAcademy - 12/2015

Texas Polygraph Examiners Occupation Code - eAcademy - 12/2015

Polygraph Marketing - eAcademy - 12/2015

 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 88, Polygraph Examiners Administrative Rules Law and Rule - eAcademy - 12/2015

Polygraph Examiners Interrogation and Questions -eAcademy - 12/2015

Texas Association of Polygraph Examiners - Spring Conference - San Antonio, TX -  04-21/23-2016

Texas Association of Polygraph Examines - Spring Conference- Killeen, TX - 04-06/08-2017

Polyygraph Evidence in Federal Court After Daubert - MCLE- Current/Ongoing

 

Investigation Training

Investigative training started with training at the law enforcement academy.  Here again are classes/courses and/or certifications obtained from a variety of sources dealing with various investigation types.

Basic Law Enforcement - Concho Valley Regional Law Enforcement Academy (CVRLEA) - 04-15-1988

Intermediate Accident Investigation - San Angelo Police Department Academy - 04-29-1988 

Intermediate Crime Scene - CVRLEA  - 02-10-1989

Identification Officers Course - Texas DPS Academy - 03-31-1989

Police Photography - Texas DPS Academy - 04-27-1989

Techniques of Developing Latent Prints - Texas DPS Academy - 12-13-1989 

Texas Division of International Association for Identification - 05-06-1989 

Advanced Latent Fingerprinting - Texas DPS Academy - 04-6-1990 

Child Abuse Recognition - CVRLEA - 06-21-1990

Forensic Science Diploma-American Institute of Applied Science - 08-14-1990

Intermediate Child Abuse Investigation - CVRLEA - 03-15-1991

Accident Investigation - SAPD Academy - 08-12-1992

Evidence Collection/Preservation - CVRLEA - 08-25-1993 

Crime Scene Inquest Methods - CVRLEA - 10-08-1993

Sexual Assault Investigation - CVRLEA - 01-12-1994

Family Violence Investigation -  CVRLEA -03-09-1994

Recovery of Latent Prints - CVRLEA - 04-12-1995 

Stolen Vehicle Detection and Apprehension - Texas DPS Auto Theft -02-25-1997

Family violence/Sexual Abuse Investigation - CVRLEA - 01-09-1997

Private Investigation - United States Academy of Private Investigation - 02-07-2003

Child Abuse Investigation - Public Agency Training Council -04-08-2003

Sexual Assault/Family Violence Investigator Course - Texas Municipal Police Association - 08-07-2003

Advanced Homicide Training - SAPD Academy - 04-30-2004

Advanced Peace Officer Certification - TCLEOSE - 04/1994

Master Peace Officer Certification - TCLEOSE - 07-12-2000 

Child Abuse Investigation - CVRLEA - 04-20-2006

Process Servers Certification - Process Servers Network - 05-04-2013 

Fetish Behaviors and Juvenile Sex Offenders -TAPE - 04/2016

Sexual Assault and Family Violence - TAPE -04/2016

The Pschopath Amongst Us - TAPE - 04/2016

Selective Investigative Interviews - Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates - 05/2016

Giving Legal Notice: Service of Citation and Service of Documents - TexasLawHelp - 07/21/2016  

Human Trafficking - 04/2017

Ethics in the Workplace - 04/2017

Homegrown Terrorists - 04/2017

Interrogation Techniques - 04/2017

Capital Defense College - 04/24-28/2017

 

Statement Analysis Training 

(Statement Analysis is often treated as a type of interview)

Advanced Statement Analysis For Investigators - Sioux City Police Department Regional Training Center - 01-21-2005 

Multi-Issue Statement Analysis - Sioux City Police Department Regional Training Center - 03-11-2005

Certification - Linguistic Analyst Specialist - 01-21-2005 

Statement Analysis & Forensic Interveiwing Techniques - Midwest Counterdrug Training Center - 11-09-2007 

Certification - Statement Analysis and Forensic Interview - 11-12-2007

Statement Analysis - Mark McClish - 03-20-2005

Statement Analysis New Investigative Processes - Ralph Thomas - 04-18-2005

The Art and Science of Criminal Investigation, Statement Analysis: What Do Suspects Words Really Reveal ? - Susan H. Adams, M.A. - FBI Academy Instructor- 01-21-2006

 Book based studies on Statement Analysis:

"I Know You Are Lying" by Mark McClish

"Investigative Discourse Analysis" by Don Rabon 

 

 

Interview Training

( Often combined with Statement  Analysis)

Interviewing and Interrogation - CVRLEA - 10-27-1993

Interpersonal Communications - CVRLEA - 11-09-1994

Interview Techniques Course#55025 - Backup Training Corporation - 04-09-2004

Basic Investigative Interview - CVRLEA - 08-13-2004

Kinesic Interview & Interrogation Levels I & II - Sioux City Police Department Regional Training Center - 11-05-2004

Advanced Interview Techniques Course #55028 - Backup Training Training Corporation - 06-27-2005

W-Z Basic Reid Method of Criminal Interview & Interrogation - Sioux City Police Department Regional Training Center - 08-17-2005

W-Z Advanced Workshop On Interview & Interrogation - Sioux City Police Department Regional Training Center - 08-19-2005

Interview & Interrogation - CVRLEA - 03-07-2006

Effective Communication IS-00242 - FEMA-Emergency Management Institute - 11-02-2006

Interview and Interrogation - Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training - 12-15-2007

Interview/Interrogation Training - CVRLEA - 01-19-2011 

Mediation Concepts Course - Todd W. Zabel, J.D. - 09-13-2013

Selective Investigative Interviews - Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates - 05/2016

 

 

Hypnosis/Hypnosis Training

The following are classes/courses and/or certifications received from the AMERICAN SCHOOL OF HYPNOSIS/AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION located in Biddeford, Maine.  The format lists the studies in chronological order.

Diploma in Hypnotheraphy-Basic and Advanced Courses - 08-10-2011 

Telephone Hypnosis Webinar - 07/15/2015 

Quit Smoking Certification - 07/15/2015

The following class/course completed with the School of Professional Hypnosis resulted in a course certificate.  

 Hypnotist Certification Course - 09-23-2011 

The following are classes/courses and/or certifications received from the HYPNOSIS MOTIVATION INSTITUTE/AMERICAN HYPNOSIS ASSOCIATION  located in Tarzana, California. The format lists the studies in chronological order.

 Hypnosis in History - 08-11-2011

Foundations of Hypnotherapy Course - 08-25-2011

Hypnosis and Pain Management - 10-18-2011

Hypnosis and Sports Performance - 10-26-2011

Certified Hypnosis and Weight Loss Specialist - 05-18-2012

Hypnosis and Weight Loss Specialist Part 2 - 05-25-2012

Smoking Cessation - 06-20-2012

Emergency Hypnosis - 01-04-2014

Emotional and Physical Sexuality Part 1 - 02-15-2014

Medical Hypnosis - 05-22-2014

Hypno-Anesthesia - 05-23-2014

Hypnosis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - 06-12-2014 

Hypnosis and Attention Deficit Disorder - 09-12-2014

 Hypnosis in Pain Management Course - 01-10-2015

Hypnosis and Transgender Clients - 11-24-2015 

Research Articles Course - 04-06-2016

The following are classess/courses and /certifications received from the Steve G. Jones/American Alliance of Hypnotist located in Las Vegas, NV.The lists formats the studies in chronologicaL order.

Eight Week (120 hour) Basic Hypnotist Certification Course - completed 02-06-2015

Seven Week (120 hour) Advanced Hypnotist Certification Course - completed 02-18-2015

Basic Ericksonian Certification Course - 08-11-2017

Advanced Ericksonian Certification Course - Current Study

 

Other Training from other Sources 

Training Module- Advancing Pain Management- Oregon Department of Human Services - 10-27-2011

Certificate of Participation: Module 1 Pain Management: Pathophysiology of Pain & Pain Assessment - American Medical Association - 10-30-2011  

 

 Below are some of the more significant reading and study topics

BOOK - A Teaching Seminar with Milton H. Erickson, M.D., by Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD

BOOK - Healing in Hypnosis - by Milton H. Erickson, M.D.

BOOK - Chronic Pain by Arthur Rosenfeld

ARTICLE - Using Hypnosis to Help Patients Manage Pain by Michael Ellner, MSH, CHt, Pain Topics News/Research, 2010

BOOK - Through the Open Door by Kevin Hogan & Mary Lee LaBay

BOOK - Self-Hypnosis by Dr. Bruce Goldberg

BOOK - The Science of Fear by Daniel Gardner

BOOK - Extreme Fear by Jeff Wise

PAPER - Integrating Milton H. Erickson''s Hypnotherapetic Techniques into General Counseling and Pschotherapy by Akira Otani, Journal of Counseling & Development

PAPER - Toward a Scientifically Based Undertanding of Milton H. Erickson's Strategies and Tactics: Hypnosis, Response Sets and Common Factors in Psychotherapy by Steven Jay Lynn & Michael N. Hallquist, Contemporary Hypnosis (2004)

PAPER - Virtual  Reality Hypnosis by Shelley W. Askay, David R. Patterson & Sam R. Sharar, Contemporary Hypnosis & British Society of Experimental & Clinical Hypnosis (2009)

BOOK - The Structure of Magic II by John Grinder & Richard Bandler

BOOK - Loving Someone with PSTD by Aphodite T. Matsakis, PhD

BOOK - Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. - Volume 1, by Richard Bandler and John Grinder

BOOK - Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Volume 2, by John Grinder, Judith DeLozier & Richard Bandler

BOOK - The Wisdom of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. by Ronald A. Havens

PAPER - Treating Pain With Hypnosis - David R. Patterson, University of Washington School of Medicine, American Psychological Society

PAPER - The judicious use of hypnosis in coaching and coaching psychology practice by Stephen Palmer, International Coaching Psychology Review, 2008, The British Psychology Society

PAPER - A journey through the life and work of Milton Erickson; the world's leading practitioner of medical hypnosis, by Fathieh Saudi, 2005, European Journal of Clinical Hypnosis

BOOK - Headaches, A Cleveland Clinic Handbook by Robert S. Kunkel, M. D.

ECOURSE - Uncommon Knowledge, Learning Hypnosis by Mark Tyrrell and Roger Elliot

Hypnosis and Moving Forward after Domestic Violence by Natalia Dzyublo

BOOK - Hypnotherapy by Dave Elman

BOOK - Forensic Hypnosis By James C. Sparkman and Herbert L. Scott

BOOK - A Guide to Tranceland by Bill O' Hanlon

PAPER - HYPNOSIS: An Altered State of Consciousness, by Mayo Clinic Staff on Hypnosis

BOOK - Molecules of Emotion, by Candace B. Pert, Ph.D,