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BEHP1104: Forensic Matters: Shark-Infested Waters

Time limit: 60 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: 60 days from the date and time of registration

Important notes:  Your access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in.  Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech no longer offers extensions for CE courses; if you do not finish your course and need to repurchase, please contact us.  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number on your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.


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Refund Policy

No refunds are provided once the course is 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)