International accreditation and certification in forensic sciences

Journal of Forensic Research

ISSN: 2157-7145

Open Access

International accreditation and certification in forensic sciences

3rd International Conference on Forensic Research and Technology

October 06-08, 2014 Hilton San Antonio Airport, USA

Jassivy Alamina Flores

Accepted Abstracts: J Forensic Res

Abstract :

The education, training and continuous updating of those working in the field of expert work become an absolute requirement due to the recognition of the growing evolution of knowledge in this area. As trace actions departing from this need for constant update represents a response to the demands of current expert task. Addressing the challenges of professional practice derived from insufficient training in the area should be treated with specialized training programs that act as mechanisms to create a framework for expert practice and at the same time ensure the effective and specialized agencies suing attorneys general who act as forensic experts. According to the observed reality and contemporary identifying training requirements in this field of activity in various countries of the world, was developed for the International Protocol Expert Certification in Forensic Science, in response to such demands and through which it seeks to develop skills knowledge, attitudes, skills, abilities and ethics underlying recognition performance expert and forensic work. Thus, at the Worldwide Association of Women Forensic Experts (WAWFE) we respond to a critical need to accredit and certify all professionals who have the level of experience and training sufficient in each of the areas that assessed their skills. Also, we have become a professional association of forensic science that is positioned at the forefront of the current global requirements, validating a solid international certification proposal in response to the shortcomings and gaps in delivery procedures and enforcement justice.

Biography :

Jassivy Alamina Flores did her BSc in Social Sciences, Degree in Psychology by Studies Center of the Americas (Mexico), MA in Humanistic Psychotherapy of Carl Rogers University Institute, with Specialization in Forensic Psychology, Diploma in Couple and Family Therapy, Diploma in Criminology and Victim logical Psychology. She is CEO and Founder of The Specialized Unit in Legal and Forensic Psychology in Yucatan Mexico. Currently she also serves as General Secretary, Area Coordinator of Mexico, Editor in Chief of WAWFE Journal, of The Worldwide Association of Women Forensic Experts (WAWFE). She is author of the International Protocol for Accreditation and Certification in Forensic Sciences, responsible for all the International Accreditation and Certification programs in the same association and is expert consultant of the Superior Court of Justice of Mexico, National and international Lecturer and Member of Latin American Association of Legal and Forensic Psychology.

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