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BEHP1104: Forensic Matters: Shark-Infested Waters is a Course

BEHP1104: Forensic Matters: Shark-Infested Waters

Time limit: 14 days
1 credit

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Full course description

Time: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Credit: 1 Learning BACB CE

 Dr. Mark Mosk

Course Description: Most clinicians will have some inadvertent involvement with the judicial system during their careers. This presentation provides an informative synopsis of the ways in which the behavior analyst can become drawn into the legal system and court proceedings. The nature of subpoenas and the response options available when a subpoena is issued are described and the types of witness roles that a behavior analyst can fulfill are explained. The process of preparing for and giving testimony is elucidated, including a discussion of the conflict between therapeutic and forensic roles.


  • Learn about the different types of subpoenas
  • Learn the response requirements of issued subpoenas and court orders
  • Identify the different types of witnesses
  • Learn how to prepare to serve as a witness
  • Learn strategies for testifying
  • Differentiate between forensic and therapeutic roles
  • Learn how to receive payment for services as a witness


Rating: This course is recommended for any individual interested in an overview of the involvement of behavior analysts in the forensic area. Best practices are described.  

Keywords: Judicial system, legal, court, subpoenas, witness, testimony, forensic

Access: 2 weeks                           

Note: The two weeks' access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access.          

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA type-2 on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again.

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Important note:  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number to your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.

Refund Policy

Refunds are not provided once a course has been accessed.

These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023).