2019 Continuing Education Classes

SAFE offers monthly educational seminars at no additional cost to members. Attendance at these educational seminars earns members points for annual renewal of CFDE® certification and membership renewal.

CFDE® certified members can use this opportunity to present a topic that is of interest to the general membership. Presenting earn points for re-certification of CFDE®.

SAFE’s continuing education classes are normally held on the last Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm eastern time.  Sessions are conducted using Zoom.us.

January 30, 2019–Sheila Lowe: Report Writing
February 27, 2019–Beverley East & Reed Hayes: Challenge of Fundamental Differences in Writing
March 27, 2019–Patricia Siegel: Physiological Influences on Handwriting
April 24, 2019–James Kelley, PhD: “Important issues in the use and presentation of digital microscope photos of signatures and stamps”
May 29, 2019–Bob Baier: Case Study
June 26, 2019–Doug Carner: The DNA of Digital Recordings
July 31, 2019–James Kelley, PhD: “Full Utilization of Photo-Scanners in Forensic Document Examination”
August 28, 2019–Reed Hayes: Disguised Signatures
September 6, 2019 SAFE International Conference – Day 1
October 4, 2019 SAFE International Conference – Day 2
November 20, 2019–Beth Chrisman: Courtroom Bias

2020 Schedule
January 29, 2020–David Madden: “Cut and Paste” Cases
February 26, 2020–James Kelley: “Using Photoshop to Analyse Microscope and Scanner Photos of Questioned Documents”
March 25, 2020–Reed Hayes: Review of Two Questioned Signature Cases