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Human Remains Recovery Workshop


FACTS offers workshops and short courses in forensic anthropology, search and recovery methods, discrimination between human and non-human bone, histological methods, and advanced methods in forensic anthropology. Many of our courses are accredited by the American Board of Medical Death Investigators and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. 

We can also customize courses to meet your needs.

Workshop Dates Offered Status
Level I K9: Puppy Seminar July 16-17, 2022 FULL Full
Human Osteology 5-Day Aug 8-12, 2022 Open
Forensic Art: Sculpture September 12-16, 2022 FULL FULL
Advanced HRR: Fire Death Investigation September 26-30, 2022 FULL FULL
Level III K9: Advanced Crim Inv October 1-2, 2022 Open
Level I HRD K9 Seminar November 4-6, 2022 Open
Human Remains Recovery Jan 9-13, 2023 Open
Level I K9: Puppy Seminar DEC 10-11, 2022 Unavailable
Human vs Nonhuman Jan 16, 2023 (also on demand for groups of 10 or more) Open
Forensic Art: Drawing March 6-10, 2023 Open
Level II K9 March 10-12, 2023 Unavailable
Human Osteology 3-Day 3-Day May 31-June 2, 2023 Open
Human Remains Recovery June 5-9, 2023 Open
Forensic Anthropology Methods Jun 12-16, 2023 Open
Forensic Entomology and Taphonomy June 20-21, 2023 Open

Registration and Tuition Information

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For registration questions or invoice requests contact Dr. Danny Wescott at or 512-245-1900. 

To be added to the waitlist for any FULL course, please contact Dr. Danny Wescott at


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  • Registration and Tuition FAQ

    • You register for the workshop by submitting payment through our third-party website. The button is in yellow above this FAQ section and is linked on every individual workshop page. 

    • Each workshop has different registration requirements. Most require at minimum a $100.00 deposit to hold a place with full payment due one month before the start date of the course. Please follow the instruction on the payment portal for your particular course.

    • Each workshop has its own refund policy. Most require a written request for a refund at least one month prior to the start date of the course. For those workshops that allow refunds, a 20% administration fee will be retained. Please read the course description carefully to see if it qualifies for a refund. 

    • The workshop includes the tuition for the course. No transportation, accommodation, or food is included.  There are some exceptions for K9 courses that do include lunch. Please read the description of the workshop carefully. 

    • If there is a natural disaster, global pandemic, or unforeseen circumstances, the workshop may be rescheduled. If all participants cannot attend they will have the option to receive a refund or attend in a future year. FACTS is not responsible for any other associated costs for canceled courses due to natural disasters or pandemics.