Course Description

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If you were asked to take one of the following classes, you're in the right place!

  • Retail Theft Class
  • Counterfeit Goods Class
  • Petty Theft Class
  • Petit Theft Class
  • Adult Theft Class
  • Anti-shoplifting Class
  • Anti-theft Class
  • Consumer Awareness Class
  • Impulse Control
  • Impulse Control Class for Theft
  • Juvenile Theft Class
  • Petit Theft Class
  • Petty Theft Class
  • Retail Theft Class
  • Shoplifting Awareness Class
  • Shoplifting Class
  • Shoplifting Education Class
  • Shoplifting Prevention Class
  • Shoplifting and Theft Awareness Class
  • Stealing Awareness Class
  • Theft Abatement Course
  • Theft Awareness Program (TAP)
  • Theft Class
  • Theft Education Class
  • Theft Prevention Class

National Theft School Online

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Welcome

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Unit One: Types of Theft

    • Types of Theft

    • What is Stealing?

    • What is Theft?

    • What is Shoplifting?

    • Shoplifting

    • Common Shoplifting Myths

    • What is Embezzlement?

    • Larceny

    • What is Theft by Check?

  • 3

    Unit Two: Who Shoplifts and Why?

    • Profile of Shoplifters

    • Who Shoplifts?

    • Thrill Seekers

    • Compulsive Shoplifters

    • Addicts

    • Impoverished People

    • Resources for Impoverished People

    • Kleptomaniacs

    • Forgetful People

    • Professional Shoplifters

    • Professional vs. Non-Professional Shoplifters

    • Non-Professional Shoplifters

    • Why Do People Steal?

    • Something for Free

    • Shoplifters & Something for Free

    • Justification

    • Teen Shoplifters

    • Reasons People Shoplift

    • Amateur Shoplifters

    • The "High" and Addiction

    • Is It Really A Problem?

    • Offenders' Perpsective

    • Addiction

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 4

    Unit Three: Who Commits Serious Fraud and Why?

    • Serious Theft Offenses

    • Justification of Crime

    • "There Is No Victim."

    • There Is Always A Victim!

    • "It's Not My Fault."

    • It IS Your Responsibility!

    • "I Was Helping People."

    • No, You Were Hurting Others

    • How They Spend Their Money

    • Gender Differences

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 5

    Unit Four: Costs of Shoplifting and Theft to Victims, Businesses & Organizations

    • Retail Loss Facts

    • Costs to Businesses

    • Retail Loss

    • Retail and Shoplifting Prevention

    • Cycle of Problems

    • Cost of Merchandise

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 6

    Unit Five: Costs of Theft & Shoplifting To The Community & Economy

    • Does Theft Impact Everyone?

    • Effects On The Community

    • Impact On The Community

    • It Takes A Village

    • Effects On The Community

    • Duty Not To Harm Others

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 7

    Unit Six: Costs of Theft & Shoplifting To The Offender

    • Costs of Theft & Shoplifting

    • It Costs to Steal

    • Emotional

    • Relationship Costs

    • Career / Employment Costs

    • Legal Costs

    • Costs To Your Self Esteem

    • Embarassment

    • Loss of Trust

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 8

    Unit Seven: Interesting Facts

    • Religious Attendance

  • 9

    Unit Eight: Shoplifting & Teens

    • Teen Shoplifting Facts

    • Shoplifting To Cope In Teens

    • Penalties For Teens Who Shoplift

    • Cry For Help

    • Teen Consequences

  • 10

    Unit Nine: Legal Consequences

    • Are Shoplifting Laws The Same?

    • Stores & Shoplifting Laws

    • Shoplifting Without Shoplifting

    • Misdemeanor or Felony

    • Charges

    • First Time Shoplifters

  • 11

    Unit Ten: Controlling Your Impulses

    • Impulse Control Issues

    • Medications

    • Psychotherapy

    • Relapses

    • Kleptomania vs Shoplifting

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 12

    Unit Eleven: Your Health & Stealing

    • Stress & Stressors

    • Stress & Health

    • Stress Related Illnesses

    • Stress and Theft

    • Handling Stress

    • Stressors

    • Stress Can Be Positive

    • Stress Vs Stressed Out

    • Managing Stress

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

  • 13

    Unit Twelve: TIme For A Change

    • Ready For A Change

    • Accepting Responsibility

    • Journal Entry

    • Journal Break

    • Next Step

    • Thrill Seekers

    • Impoverished People

    • Addicts

    • Kleptomaniacs

    • Forgetful People

    • Professional Thieves

    • Addictive Compulsive Shoplifters

    • Journal Break

    • Journal Entry

    • You're Almost There!

  • 14

    Discussion Questions

    • Discussion Questions

    • Plan for Change

  • 15

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam