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Basic Background Investigations

  • December 09, 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • December 10, 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Independence Police Department, 555 S Main St, Independence, OR 97351
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Class Title:

Basic Background Investigations

Target Audience:

Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Communications

Sponsoring Agency

Independence Police Department

Date and Time:

December 9 and 10,  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:45 a.m. Check-in)       

Cost:

$250 current OPOA member

$275 non-member (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

$315 for non-public safety

Training Location:

Independence Police Department, 555 S Main St, Independence, OR 97351

Instructors:

Les Swenson

Washington County Sheriff's Office

Royanne Mathiesen

Washington County Sheriff's Office

Dr. Sherry L. Harden PsyD.

Harden Psychological Associates

Brief Overview:

Background investigations are a complex process. This two day course will identify the goals, steps, and challenges in conducting background investigations.  Learn about legal issues including ADA, HIPAA, confidentiality, due diligence and avoiding liability.  Traditional and on-line tools, resources and techniques will be discussed.  You will learn how to organize an interview and how to utilize listening techniques.  Learn what psychologists will need from a background investigation report.  Applicant and file tracking requirements and legal updates will be discussed as well. 

Contact Information:

Alicia Davis at (970) 412-4544 or training4@opoa.info.

Attire:

Business Casual

COVID-19 Information OPOA will follow the current Covid-19 Measures  

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Supplies Needed:

 Basic note taking supplies.

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