About Certified FETI®
Founded in 2017, Certified FETI is the governing body of the official Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview®.
The Certified FETI community is committed to providing professional interviewers with a standardized methodology that brings accountability and transparency into the interview room.
Meet Our Team
Supported by a large cast of faculty members, administrative staff, expert advisory committees, and passionate community members, Certified FETI develops the tools and skills to develop, train, and evaluate professional interviewers.
The History of FETI®
From FETI to Certified FETI
The Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview, or FETI, was originally develoiped to apply neuroscience research to investigations, specifically during the interview process.
FETI co-founders Lori Heitman, Supervisory Special Agent with the Criminal Investigation Division of the United States Army (USACID)...Read Full FETI History
Mission and Values
Mission and Values of Certified FETI
We envision a world where any interviewer is able to collect and accurately document an individual's high stress or traumatic experience in a neutral, equitable, and fair manner based in science and practice - a world where all interviews are a Participant-Centric Process ™ with the goal of increasing opportunities to for Experiential Information Collection™.
Our mission at Certified FETI is very simple...
To maximize opportunities for information collection
Our values that drive the Certified FETI culture...
Accessibility, Accountability, Neutrality, Stewardship, & Innovation
Expert Advisory Committees
Certified FETI's Expert Advisors
The FETI Methodology is built and vetted by experts and leaders in their respective fields.
About Our EACs
Each Certified FETI Expert Advisory Committee (EAC) focuses on specific areas that apply to the FETI Methodology in order to advance proficiency, effectiveness and accuracy.
The EACs review the latest information, curriculum and scientific evidence available relating to the use of the Certified FETI Methodology by individual practitioners and its application within professional organizations. Members of the EACs provide guidance to revise and update the methodology in accordance with the science and practice-based foundation of Certified FETI.
Join our Expert Advisory Committees
We are always looking for experts/leaders in the following areas to join our EACs:
Advocacy Behavioral Science Cognitive Science Healthcare Higher Education Law Enforcement Neurobiology of Trauma Criminal Justice