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Self Help and Analysis   
The good news is that shoplifting is curable, and this lesson deals with the psychological and emotional needs that people struggle with and how they can obtain help to overcome the difficulties that lead people to steal. This uplifting program offers hope to those in need and will surprise many about what are the root causes of many thefts and shoplifting cases, and the mental health choices available to you to overcome this and put it in your past.
  • Introduction
  • The Role of Depression in Shoplifting
  • Addiction and Shoplifting
  • Kleptomania
  • Is Shoplifting an Addiction
  • What do you do about addiction?
  • Your Treatment Program
  • Other Considerations
  • Streaming Video
  • Detailed Lesson Printout
  • Interactive Slides
  • Moderated Forum
  • Peer Chat
  • Polls
  • Additional Resource Links
Lesson Specs
Length: 31 min, 48 sec
  Part of Course:
Changing Your Life to Stop Theft and Shoplifting
Lesson Instructors
  Melinda Moore  
  Clinical Psychology Ph D. and Addictive Behavior Specialist
Dr. Melinda M. Moore helps people every day as they struggle with depression, and other behavioral issues from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington, KY. Possessing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC), an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Catholic University, an M.A. in General Psychology, The Catholic University of America and a B.A. in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State University, Doctor Moore possesses extensive knowledge and training in the behavioral health field.
  Buddy Graf  
  Loss Prevention Expert
Buddy Graf serves as Vice President of Business Development and Risk Management at Discount Drug Mart in Medina, Ohio. A 40 year veteran of the retail industry, who has worked his way up from a store stock boy to Vice President of a substantial consumer retail chain in the Midwest, Graf has a wide array of experience in management and retail operations.
  Jeff Hastings  
  Counsel at the law firm of Collins & Scanlon, LLP
Jeff Hastings is a former Judge of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas and is currently Of Counsel at the law firm of Collins & Scanlon, LLP in downtown Cleveland, OH. His practice is primarily focused on criminal defense matters and throughout his career has handled over a 1,000 criminal matters in municipal, state and federal courts. Previously, Jeff served as the Managing Attorney for the Cleveland Office of the Ohio Attorney General and since April 2007 has been a Member of the Cuyahoga Board of Elections and served as the Board’s Chairman from April 2007 to December 2012.
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