New Reid training program now available

In order to meet the needs of those organizations and individuals who conduct investigative interviews but may not engage in any type of accusatory interrogation, John E. Reid and Associates has developed a specialized two day training program entitled, The Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing. This new training program focuses on how to most efficiently and effectively conduct a non-accusatory investigative interview, and how to assess the credibility of the information that was developed during the interview.

The content of this program is designed for regulatory investigators, auditors, CPAs, Human Resource professionals and anyone involved in fact-finding investigations.

12 CPE Credits are awarded for those in the Accounting and Auditing fields of study from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy


Topics for this two-day course include the following:

  • Distinction between interviews and interrogation
  • Proper room setting (including with a third party present)
  • Characteristics of an effective interviewer
  • The goals of the interview process
  • Behavior symptom analysis - how to assess the credibility of the information provided by the subject during the interview
  • Principle of behavior symptom analysis
  • Factors that can influence a subject's behavior
  • The rules to follow in evaluating a subject's behavior
  • Behaviors evaluated:
    1. Attitude
    2. Posture
    3. The use of Illustrators
    4. The use of Adaptors
    5. Eye contact
    6. Verbal responses
  • The behavioral model of the truthful individual
  • The behavioral model of the deceptive individual
  • Planning for the interview - fact analysis
  • Determining the sequence of interviews
  • The Reid Behavior Analysis Interview
    1. Identifying the appropriate investigative questions
    2. Evaluating the credibility of a story
    3. The use of behavior provoking questions
  • The model of response for truthful and deceptive individuals to the behavior provoking questions
  • Identifying and eliminating the truthful subject
  • Identifying the deceptive individual and determining the next investigative step

The all-inclusive course fee is $350.00 per person. Free seats are provided for your organization or association based on the number of paid participants.

We offer a Money Back Guarantee if you are not completely satisfied. 

If you are interested in hosting this two-day training program for your organization or association, please contact Julie Rock at 855-479-3959. /

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