This course introduces the
art of cognitive interviewing using neuro-linguistic programming techniques.
Students learn how to interview suspects, witnesses, and victims more
effectively; and to observe brain-based deception behavior in both face-to-face
and virtual communications. Topics include influence and persuasion with
difficult witnesses and suspects, interpretation of body language for deceit and
truthfulness, and best practices for testimony and reframing cross examination.
The instructor breaks down foundational concepts pertaining to how the brain
interprets and recalls information, providing an essential framework for more
effective communication. There is a strong focus on communication in the
courtroom, from testimony to building rapport to "reading" a jury.
Key concepts covered in this course include:
• Neuro-linguistic programming
• Communicating in the
• The digital
All classes are subject
to cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class
registration threshold is not met.