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Associate Members: Your VE Certification is Just Steps Away!

ABVE Certification means recognition of your experience and confidence in your practice!   

The credibility of an ABVE credential has been recognized in the courts for 30 years. When an attorney cross examines you or an insurance claims adjuster confronts you on a point, you can speak with authority because your ABVE Certification demonstrates proven expertise in forensic vocational testimony.


Your ABVE Certification is just steps away. 
ABVE can provide you what no other organization can match.  This certification is not bought - you earn it through a peer reviewed application process and exam. 

Step 1    Join ABVE as an Associate Member
Even if you only get this far, you still receive a host of benefits:  a peer reviewed journal, a geographically searchable membership database so new referrals can find you, monthly email news blasts and industry newsletters, discounted registration at the annual ABVE conference - the premier vocational forensics educational event.

Step 2 
Determine the certification level for which you qualify - Diplomate or Fellow

Step 3
Complete the application form and compile the documentation requested with the application (educational transcripts, 3 reference letters and a work product)    

Step 4
Submit complete application packet and fee ($225) to ABVE Headquarters

Step 5
Await the decision of the peer review committee to be invited to sit for exam
(4-6 weeks)

Step 6
If invited, take exam at annual ABVE conference
The next exam is April 11, 2013 in Scottsdale. If a hardship prevents travel to the conference, a proctored exam may be arranged.

Step 7
Pass exam to be awarded certification.

How can we help you?

For more detailed information about the application process, contact ABVE Headquarters at (831) 464-4890 or abve@abve.net.


Mark your calendar now! 

ABVE Annual Conference

April 12-14, 2013

Scottsdale, AZ

The ABVE Annual Conference is the premier educational events in the forensic vocational field.  You will find unparalleled opportunities to network with other professionals and learn useful information from veteran, highly experienced ABVE members who will share their expertise on a personal level, including how to grow to your own business.   

CEUs earned at ABVE conferences can be applied toward the continuing education requirement for certification.


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