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ETaC
Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility

Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility

  • 3 Days
  • Manchester, UK
  • £2,020

Ealy Bird Discount Available
Select ‘Early Bird Discount’ in Payment Options to Save 20% off RRP – Available until May 31st 

Develop your ability and skill to recognize emotions in others as a basis for evaluating truth and lies.

Dr. Paul Ekman is an American psychologist, professor, and pioneer in the study of emotions and human expression.

It covers the psychological models behind truth and lies, plus the skills required to identify ‘Hotspots’ – instances when the strain between what we are thinking and what we are feeling produce observable/audible leakage across the five channels. The course is designed to help you to read and evaluate the degree of truthfulness and credibility in what others are communicating to you. Designed to help you to read and evaluate the degree of truthfulness and credibility in what others are communicating to you.

As well as the five channel training you will also learn about memory, and how you can work out whether a statement of an event is remembered or being constructed through scientific content analysis.

You will practice and hone those skills in a safe environment with a Paul Ekman Approved Trainer.

You will be better able to interact with and elicit information from others, especially in high stake contexts. It will improve your capacity to evaluate the credibility of data received in the course of observations, conversations, interviews and investigations by:

  • Enhancing your understanding of how to identify and interpret five channels of communication
  • Improving your capacity to utilize active listening and observational skills.

Aims:

To make you better able to interact with and elicit information from others, especially in high stake contexts.

It will improve your capacity to evaluate the credibility of data received in the course of observations, conversations, interviews and investigations by:

1. enhancing your understanding of how to identify and interpret five channels of communication, and

2. improving your capacity to utilise active listening and observational skills.

Objectives :

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify the importance of baselines and when they occur
  • Take a structured approach to the detection of leakage
  • Identify and evaluate ‘hotspots’
  • Carry out hypothesis testing
  • Identify and evaluate clues to lying and truth telling
  • Adopt active listening and observation skills
  • Utilise these skills to evaluate truthfulness and credibility

The content covered within the Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility (ETaC) workshop is outlined below.

  • Pre-test (ETaC)
  • Lies and truth defined
  • Psychological models
  • Thinking and feeling
  • Attentiveness
  • Pre-test (METT – Micro Expression
  • Training Tool)
  • Understanding emotions
  • Facial expressions
  • Post-test (METT)
  • Subtle/Partial/Mini expressions
  • Body language
  • Verbal style, content, and voice
  • Memory
  • Criteria-Based Content Analysis (CBCA)
  • The ‘PEER’ Model
  • Preparation for ETaC
  • Context
  • Rapport and baseline
  • Notes/records/video
  • Hotspots/Probes
  • Post-test (ETaC).

Please find information on the venue and accommodation options nearby on the course Joining Instruction here.

 

There are three payment methods available to secure your place on this course.

Early Bird Discount

There is a saving of 20% for all early bookings made prior to May 31st – Select ‘Early Bird Discount’ from ‘Payment Options’ menu.

Method 1 – Pay in Full

Here you can pay off the full course and immediately secure your place on the program.

Method 2 – Pay via Deposit

A deposit of £400 (+ VAT)
will register you onto the programme. Following your deposit one of our team will be in touch to arrange the payment of the remaining fees. This can be done via Credit/Debit card or through a direct bank transfer.

We can also arrange payment via instalments upon receiving your deposit. If you would like to pay in instalments please let our team know when they contact you in regards to your booking.

We accept all major Credit/Debit cards and PayPal.

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