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    • December 07, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CST)
    • Zoom (Online)
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    2020 Fall Seminar


    12/7/2020 (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM)


    Presenter: Brett L. Ward, CFI, Vice President of Business Development and Client Relations.


    Topic: Interview Training


    Program Description: Agenda TBD


    About the Speaker: Brett L. Ward, CFI, is Vice President of Business Development and Client Relations, is a renowned instructor for Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc. (WZ), who has led over 900 seminars on Interview & Interrogation Techniques for private, law enforcement and government entities. Mr. Ward, also a consultant for WZ has conducted hundreds of investigations throughout his career with WZ for both the public and private sectors. Since employed with WZ in 1998, Mr. Ward has been a frequently requested speaker at several national organizations' annual meetings including the National Retail Federation (NRF), American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), Eye for Retail – Europe, and multiple Labor & Employment Conferences - HR (SHRM). Mr. Ward has extensive training in the government sector including such clients as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) where courses were taught at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia.


    Beginning his career with Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc. in April 1998, Brett frequently consulted and instructed within the Public Division where he taught Field Interviewing, Criminal Interview & Interrogation, and Advanced Investigative Interviewing Strategies to over 200 local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. He currently runs the Private Division for WZ, a responsibility including 240+ clients and 150+ contractual and open registration programs annually.


    Brett graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and received a BS degree in Finance - Business Administration, and currently lives in Houston, Texas, with wife Nancy.


    Brett is a Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI). To qualify for this distinction, a person must pass a standardized examination, which covers a series of topics regarding the interviewing and interrogation process. The CFI demonstrates understanding of legal aspects of interviewing and proficiency in interview preparation, behavioral, analysis, accusatory and non-accusatory interviewing, documentation, and presentation of findings. The objective of this certification program is to create comprehensive, universally accepted professional standards combined with an objective measure of an interviewer’s knowledge of those standards.

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    Registration Fee:

    Members: $75

    Non-member Fee: $150

Past events

November 09, 2020 November Virtual Training: “YOU are the TARGET” (Cybersecurity)
October 05, 2020 October Zoom Meeting
September 14, 2020 September Zoom Meeting
May 18, 2020 May Ethics Seminar
March 02, 2020 March Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 3-4-2020)
February 03, 2020 February Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 2-4-2020)
January 06, 2020 January Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 1-20-2020)
December 02, 2019 2019 Fall Seminar (CPE sent 12-8-2019)
November 04, 2019 November Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 11-7-2019)
October 07, 2019 October Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 10-22-2019)
September 03, 2019 September Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 9-11-2019)
May 06, 2019 2019 Spring Seminar
April 01, 2019 April Lunch-N-Learn
March 04, 2019 March Lunch-N-Learn
February 04, 2019 February 2019 Networking Event with CPE
January 07, 2019 January Lunch-N-Learn
December 03, 2018 2018 Fall Seminar
November 06, 2018 November Lunch-N-Learn
October 18, 2018 Houston Chapter Fraud Conference
October 01, 2018 October Lunch-N-Learn
September 04, 2018 September Lunch-N-Learn
May 22, 2018 Houston Chapter of the ACFE Presents - ANALYTIC INTERVIEWING® DETECTING DECEPTION IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE
May 14, 2018 2018 Spring Seminar
May 03, 2018 ACFE Training - Conducting Internal Investigations
April 06, 2018 San Antonio Chapter's 12th Annual Conference
April 02, 2018 April Lunch-N-Learn
March 05, 2018 March Lunch-N-Learn: Joint Event with the Austin Chapter of the IIA
February 05, 2018 February 2018 Networking Event with CPE
January 08, 2018 January Lunch-N-Learn
December 11, 2017 2017 Fall Seminar
December 04, 2017 Principles of Fraud Examination
November 06, 2017 November Lunch-N-Learn
October 05, 2017 Houston Fraud Conference
October 02, 2017 October Lunch-N-Learn
September 11, 2017 September Lunch-N-Learn
May 19, 2017 2017 IIA Austin Golf Outing
May 15, 2017 2017 Spring Seminar
April 21, 2017 San Antonio Chapter's 11th Annual Conference
April 03, 2017 April Lunch-N-Learn
March 06, 2017 March Networking Event with CPE
February 06, 2017 February Lunch-N-Learn
January 09, 2017 January Lunch-N-Learn
December 12, 2016 2016 Fall Seminar
December 05, 2016 ACFE - Principles of Fraud Examination
November 13, 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week
November 07, 2016 November Lunch-N-Learn
October 03, 2016 October Lunch-N-Learn
September 12, 2016 September Lunch-N-Learn

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