Lying (Advanced Parenting Workshop)

This Advanced Parenting Workshop on Lying helps parents understand: the types of lying, motivations for lying, how to develop and implement an action plan for encouraging truthfulness

Instructors Expert – Dr. Rick Delaney, psychologist
Course Duration 6 credit hours
Course Delivery Self-Directed, Online
Course Provider Foster Parent College
Course Type Self-Directed, Online

Workshop participants learn about the types of lying and why children lie. Then they look at the case of a 16-year-old boy who lies constantly, and at his foster parents' reaction. With the help of Dr. Richard Delaney and his teaching assistants, participants work together to develop an action plan for the parents, with concrete steps for coping with and curbing the boy's chronic lying.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • understand the four types of lying
  • recognize behavior clues for identifying types of lying
  • understand six common reasons for lying
  • learn how to emotionally support a child who lies
  • develop and implement an action plan for coping with lying

Course Details

Course Type: Self-Directed, Online
Duration: 6 credit hours
Mandatory for P.R.I.D.E. Levels of Pay:
Recertification Required:
Provided by: Foster Parent College
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