Continuing Education Courses

PEAK is accredited by the American Polygraph Association (APA) and recognized by many state and national associations. For more information, visit our Accreditation and Recognition section.

Advanced Examiner's Course

In this course, students improve their ability to prepare for and administer polygraph examinations. They will be introduced to a myriad of validated polygraph techniques, as well as procedures to reduce inconclusive results, improve test data quality, and improve their overall knowledge of polygraph as a whole. The curriculum is flexible in that the instructors accommodate to the wants and needs of the students attending.

Cost: $600.00 per attendee
Provides 40 CEUs

Upcoming Date(s)

March 26 - 30, 2018
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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July 23 - 27, 2018
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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March 25 - 29, 2019
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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Post Conviction Sex Offender Testing (PCSOT) Course

The Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing (PCSOT) Course prepares students to successfully complete the End of Course Written Examination, approved and recognized by the APA. This examination is only required for those seeking to become PCSOT certified with the American Polygraph Association (APA). The course will consist of a minimum of 40 hours of specialized instruction approved by the APA. The course will review various types of PCSOT examinations, including Instant Offense, Instant Offense Investigative, Prior Allegation, Sexual History I, Sexual History II, Maintenance, and Monitoring Examinations. The course will also include a review of the containment approach, victimology, deviant behavior and treatment for sex offenses, the APA's model PCSOT policy, the APA's & ASTM's standards of practice pertaining to PCSOT testing, and proper test question construction for PCSOT testing.

Law enforcement examiners in particular benefit from this course because the specialized instruction covers a wide range of sex crimes. Whether law enforcement examiners conduct pre-employment, criminal, or internal affairs examinations, they will be prepared to properly interview and test this unique set of crimes. This course also prepares law enforcement examiners who are preparing for leadership positions in law enforcement where they might be required to supervise any or all of the following departments: polygraph, forensics, major crimes, sex crimes, field investigations, human resources and recruitment, or internal affairs programs and personnel.

The course also qualifies for continuing education credits (units) for those who are already PCSOT certified.

Cost: $600.00 per attendee
Provides 40 CEUs

Upcoming Date(s)

March 19 - 23, 2018
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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July 16 - 20, 2018
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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December 3 - 7, 2018
* Located in Lafayette, IN
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March 18 - 22, 2019
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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Interview and Interrogation Course

Learn Advanced Interview Techniques from industry experts during this three-day, small classroom training. Our experienced instructors formally train officers, investigators, agents, and Human Resources personnel on the correct way to conduct interviews and obtain better information. Learn and practice the best suspect interview method in the business!

Cost: $450.00 per attendee
Provides 27 CEUs

No Course Dates Currently Available

How to Use the Utah CQT

This course details the usage of the Utah CQT.

Cost: $150.00 per attendee
Provides 9 CEUs

No Course Dates Currently Available

Use of Directed Lie Comparisons and DLST Course

This course details the usage of Directed Lie Comparisons and DLST.

Cost: $300.00 per attendee
Provides 16 CEUs

Upcoming Date(s)

February 6 - 7, 2018
* Located in Cape Coral, FL
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Use of an Interpreter Course

This course details the usage of an Interpreter during the polygraph process.

Cost: $150.00 per attendee
Provides 9 CEUs

No Course Dates Currently Available

Countermeasures Course

This course will improve your ability to handle countermeasures during the polygraph exam.

Cost: $150.00 per attendee
Provides 9 CEUs.

No Course Dates Currently Available

Use of Probable Lie Comparisons

This course details the usage of Probable Lie Comparisons (including laying a proper foundation for, and setting). Information regarding inclusive, exclusive, admission qualifiers, and possible time, place or category bars will also be discussed.

Cost: $300.00 per attendee
Provides 16 CEUs

No Course Dates Currently Available

Test Data Analysis

This course will improve your ability to analyze test data by being able to recognize evidence based scoring features. Additionally, this course will assist examiners in assigning proper values to those features, and combining those values to achieve total (and/or subtotal) scores. Decision rules will also be discussed. Finally, cutting edge tools for evaluating both the respiration and plethysmograph channels will also be discussed and demonstrated.

Cost: $150.00 per attendee
Provides 8 CEUs

No Course Dates Currently Available

PEAK Credibility Assessment Training Center

1490 NE Pine Island Road, Unit 7B
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Phone: (765) 588-9224
info@peakcatc.com