Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility


This is a 3-day program based on solid research and science, designed to develop a person’s ability and skill to recognize emotional changes and information in facial expressions, body language, voice, verbal style and verbal content in others as a basis for evaluating truth and lies.

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 of human communication (Facial Expressions, Body Language, Voice, Verbal Style and Verbal Content) . This course is designed to help you 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/why people forget as well as how you can work out whether a statement of an event is remembered or being made up through a scientific content analysis system.

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

Course Dates

Dates Location  
January 31, 2018 - February 02, 2018 Training Location - 3 Hutton Centre Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92707
April 18, 2018 - April 20, 2018 3 Hutton Centre Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92707

Payments can be made via the following: PayPal CreditCredit Cards

Booking Terms and Conditions:

Payment is required to secure your reservation. This can be done via paypal with your paypal account or via credit card. This deposit is for the specific date and course listed above.  You can defer to a later course in exceptional circumstances as long as the course is attended within 6 months – an additional administration and deferment fee of $350 will be applied.

Course Outline

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:

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

Course Schedules (3-Day)

The following course modules are spread out over our 3-day Course
Pre-test (ETaC)
Lies and truth defined
Psychological models
Thinking and feeling

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

Criteria Based Content Analysis (CBCA)

The ‘PEER’ Model
Preparation for ETaC
Rapport and baseline
Post-test (ETaC)

Additional Information

Duration: 3 Days
Location: See course schedule here
Time: 9am to 5pm

Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Register NOW and secure your seat with a deposit.

Upcoming Courses

How we Catch a Liar

The wide applications and benefits of this emotion based training are outlined by Dr Ekman as follows: "In any transaction that matters whether it's between lovers, between parent and child, between salesman and client, between doctor and patient, between suspect and interrogator, between adversaries at an election, emotion is what we're looking for. Emotions tell us what matters."

- Paul Ekman

Lie Detection