HRD Advanced Scenario Training May 9-11, 2019

The Center for Forensic Training and Education will be offering a unique training opportunity for certified, operational HRD teams where you will spend two full days working through six unique full body scenarios.

At each station handlers will have the opportunity to practice their search strategy briefing skills with the group leader, on their, work the scenario as a single blind exercise. Handlers will also have the opportunity to practice their debriefing and receive individual feedback from each exercise to include ways to improve communication of their search strategy and findings.

This is not an instructional workshop. It is an advanced scenario training opportunity for handlers to push themselves and their operational canines through exposure to real world, full body exercises.

Space is limited to 60 working spots. Unlimited auditor spots available.

Schedule: May 9 – Mandatory Briefing @ 1800

May 10 – Scenarios 0900 – 1700

May 11 – Scenarios 0900 – 1700

Cost: Working Spot (1 dog only) $350, Auditor Spot $150

Meals: Lunches will be provided each day.

Hotels: A block of rooms will be held near the training site. Upon completing your registration, you will receive an email with hotel information so that you can reserve your room.

1. Dog must be at least 12 months old and have at least 6 months of HR training at the time of the workshop.
2.You must have a current HRD Land certification from a national or state agency. A copy must be uploaded during the registration process.
3.Dog must be current on core vaccinations per AAHA Core Vaccines: Rabies, and Combination vaccine (Distemper, Adenovirus-2, Parvovirus, +/- Parainfluenza). Current titers also accepted. Information can be found at:

Copies can be emailed to and must be provided at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the course.

An email will be sent requesting this information after registration is complete (please check your spam if you do not receive).

Payment must be received for registration to be complete. Once the registration form is complete you will receive a receipt and email confirmation.


May 9, 2019 - May 11, 2019


Xenia, OH