Advanced Personnel Security Adjudication (STAF9201)

Advanced Personnel Security Adjudication

Advanced Personnel Security Adjudication


Learn the advanced skills required to make final adjudicative determinations for security and trustworthiness eligibility, and also how to administer due process procedures when necessary. Discuss cases and issues personnel security adjudicators will encounter during their careers. Review personnel security investigations containing significant derogatory information, which provide an in-depth study of adjudication policy guidelines and the basis for and application of due process procedures in unfavorable personnel security and trustworthiness determinations. Discuss how to valuate and resolve complex multiple and sensitive issue cases, including the actions and related requirements involved. Complete due process case exercises, including practice with writing Statements of Reasons (SOR), reviewing subject replies (rebuttals), and writing final Letters of Intent (LOI) to the subject. Review your results in class.

Who Should Attend?

Adjudicators, investigators, pre-screeners in security office environments, both government and industry. Participants must have completed Personnel Security Adjudication (STAF8220D) and must be U.S. citizens.




1.8 CEU's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and adjudicate significant derogatory information in cases during initial, post-adjudicative, and reconsideration reviews
  • Prepare a Statement of Reasons (SOR), review replies to the SOR, and make final determinations
  • Learn when to request additional information, including any necessary medical evaluation

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Volume 1

  • Introduction and Review of Training Material
  • Adjudicator Responsibilities
  • E.O. 12968 Overview
  • Overall Adjudicative Process
  • Review of Decision Standards and Criteria

Volume 2

  • Case Summaries
  • Recommendations
  • Due Process

Volume 3

  • Final Adjudication Process
  • Review of Additional Decision Standards
  • Final Determinations

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