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Advanced Suitability Adjudication

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Session Schedule Location Tuition Status
Feb 15 - Feb 16, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $799 G
May 17 - May 18, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $799 O
Jul 12 - Jul 13, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $799 O
Sep 20 - Sep 21, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $799 O
Dec 06 - Dec 07, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Thu-Fri
Washington , DC $799 O
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Course overview

Update and refresh your suitability adjudication skills. Review the adjudication process, the specific factors and additional considerations covered by Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations, and OPM's "Issues Characterization Chart", so that you can make better decisions, avoid reversals on appeal, and safeguard the integrity, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Federal service..

COURSE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (No Exceptions)
To be admitted into thisclass, you must present:

  • a valid federal ID verifying you are a federal employee, or pre-approval from OPM; AND
  • a copy of OPM's Suitability Processing Handbook (dated September 2008).
You must obtain the Suitability Processing Handbook from your agency's Security Officer. Graduate School USA cannot provide the Handbook. If you have any questions, please email customersupport@graduateschool.edu prior to registration.

Who should attend?

Adjudicators who are authorized by their agencies to handle suitability case processing and adjudication as delegated by OPM under Title 5 CFR, Part 731. Non-federal employees desiring to take this course must obtain OPM approval prior to registering. Contact customersupport@graduateschool.edu to initiate the pre-approval process.

COURSE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (NO EXCEPTIONS)
To be admitted into this class, you must present:

  • a valid federal ID verifying you are a federal employee, or pre-approval from OPM; AND
  • a copy of OPM's Suitability Processing Handbook (dated September 2008).
You must obtain the Suitability Processing Handbook from your agency's Security Officer. Graduate School USA cannot provide the Handbook. If you have any questions, please email customersupport@graduateschool.edu prior to registration.

Learning outcomes

  • Adhere to OPM processes
  • Adjudicate Suitability cases using appropriate criteria and sufficient evidence
  • Consider the impact of recent MSPB and U.S. Court of Appeals decisions on your suitability decisions

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