Investigating the Millennial Mind

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2 Credits


In this webinar, you will explore the challenges faced when conducting investigations that involve adolescents, teens and millennials as the victims, suspects or witnesses. You will learn about their unique communication methods, both verbal and digital, and see how their use of technology changes their perception of time and space and their default sense of self.



You Will Learn How To:

Distinguish between digital immigrants and digital natives

Examine the platforms that millennials use to communicate

Navigate the challenges of investigations involving millennials

Recognize the common types of exploitation and harassment that adolescents and millennials face in their digitally connected world

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Behavioral Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: May 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Derek Ellington, CFE, CEDS, PI - Speaker

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Ellington Digital Forensics

Derek Ellington is a nationally known certified fraud examiner, specializing in computer crimes. he is also a certified computer forensic examiner, an ACEDS certified e-discovery specialist and a licensed private investigator. he has testified more than 150 times in all manner of courts and jurisdictions. he is a popular speaker and contributor to legal publications, and regularly trains law enforcement first responders on processing digital crime scenes. over the last five years, his lab has processed more than 1,500 cases ranging from civil to criminal and family law. many of their cases involve adolescents or young adults as suspects, witnesses or victims, and he and his team have developed unique understandings and strategies in dealing with cases involving millennials.


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Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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