Available Courses

Online Training
May 12th

Polygraph Quality Control Practices, Courtroom Testimony & Defending Claims of a False Confession 

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Cost: $100

Date: Wednesday May 12th, 2021

Time: 1:00pm –  3:00pm EST
2 Hours APA Continuing Education Eligible Credits

Instructor: Mark Handler

Course Description: 

1. Discuss ASTM and APA Quality Control Models for reviewers
2. Share example interrogatories an examiner may face when testifying as an expert witness in credibility assessment
3. Defending claims that an obtained confession is a false confession and the product of coercive processes.
4. Understanding the current published science relating to false confessions.

Online Training
June 16th

Concealed Information Testing (CIT)

 

Cost: $100

Date: Wednesday June 16th, 2021

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm EST
2 Hours APA Continuing Education Eligible Credits

Instructor: Chip Morgan

Course Description:

1. Excellent technique for separating those with crime knowledge from non-involved persons.
2. A test of recognition, not deception.
3. Very underused technique in the US.
4. We will present actual cases where CIT was used.

Online Training

Topics Delivered 

  • Vasomotor
  • Scoring Not Ignoring
  • Countermeasures
  • Directed Lie Screening Technique (DLST)
  • ESS-M
  • Pre-test Interview
  • Route Mapping (Mind Mapping)
  • Avoiding False Confessions
  • Federal Scoring
  • Quality Control and False Confessions
  • Chart Scoring Refresher
  • PCSOT
  • The Utah Method (TDA)
 

POLYGRAPH
COURSES

Basic Polygraph Examiner

10-Week / 400 Hours
Start Date: Fall 2021 (TDB)
Tuition: $12,500 CAD (Food & Accommodations Extra)
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Advanced Polygraph Training

24 to 40 Hours Start Date: To Be Determined  | More Info

POST-CONVICTION SEX OFFENDER COURSES​

Basic Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing (PCSOT)

20 to 40 Hours
Start Date: To be determined  | More Info

Advanced Post-Conviction Sex Offender Testing (PCSOT)

20 to 40 Hours
Start Date: To Be Determined  | More Info

Training Recognition

Our professional courses meet or exceed the standards of the American Polygraph Association (APA), the Canadian Association of Police Polygraphists (CAPP), the American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP), and the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM).

Background and Experience

The Backster School of Lie Detection was founded in 1959 by world-renowned polygraph examiner and researcher, Cleve Backster. Cleve’s contributions to polygraph were immense and his legacy lives on today.

In 2017, Limestone Technologies acquired the Backster School of Lie Detection to continue the work of Cleve Backster in polygraph education. Our combined staff of instructors have over one hundred years of polygraph experience and have conducted thousands of polygraph examinations. We have an established instructional team uniquely serving in a Curriculum Provider Board capacity that meets yearly to discuss and refine the most sophisticated instructional methods for course delivery to our students. We are experienced in conducting polygraph courses at our home offices in Kingston, Ontario as well as international locations around the world.

215+

Courses Ran

4000+

Examiners Trained

20+

Countries Served

61+

Years of Operation

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Fax: 613.634.4098
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Backster School of Lie Detection

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Where to find us

2263 Princess St.
Kingston, ON, Canada
K7M 3G1

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