About Theft Class Online
The TheftClassOnline.com class was designed for individuals who need to take a
and Shoplifting Education or related class for a court order, probation requirement,
other legal reasons, or simply for personal growth. Our program was designed by
theft education experts with the guidance of Dr. Ari Novick, a licensed psychotherapist.
These classes should be taken if you were required to take a class for stealing,
theft, petite theft, larceny, shop lifting or related issue. These are educational
classes only and should not be taken as a substitute for medical or psychological
counseling or advice or as a replacement for in/out patient treatment.
We offer 2 distinct programs. We offer 2 different Theft Education courses: Our
standard 4 hour Theft Education class and an Advanced Theft Education Class, which
is a 10 hour class.
About Dr. Ari Novick
Ari Novick, Ph.D. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Anger
Management Professional and trainer. He has a Bachelors degree in English Literature
from the University of California at Santa Barbara; a Masters degree in Clinical
Psychology from Pepperdine University; and a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the
California Graduate Institute. He started his career in marketing, targeting youths
aged 8-18. For eight years of his career, Novick held several sales and marketing
positions for companies such as Vans Shoes (NYSE: VANS), The Timberland Company
(NASDAQ: TBL) and Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX). Over the last five years, Novick has
focused his career in clinical psychology and has a specialization in anger and
stress management. Dr. Novick was also an adjunct professor of Psychology at Pepperdine
University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology in 2007.
Several years ago, Dr. Novick started the AJ Novick Group for Anger and Stress Management
to meet the demand for these services. With the economy and other environmental
factors contributing to the stress of daily life, Novick realized there has been
an increased need for resources to manage stress and anger more effectively. Novick
founded the AJ Novick Group to meet the needs of our community and to offer quality
education and training to individuals who can utilize these skills. Novick has also
been trained in drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention, socialization skills, legal
awareness, communication and problem solving techniques, conflict management and
resolution, assertion training, and is a certified anger management facilitator
Novick has made numerous presentations on the subjects of anger management, stress
management and empathy. He has been featured on the Discovery Channel and Fox Television.
Novick is also a corporate consultant and conducts workshops and seminars for corporations
in both the public and private sectors. He is also the co-author of the highly
acclaimed book in anger management,
Management for the Twenty-First Century.
He is also the co-founder of
Anger Management, which is one of the leading
national training organizations in the field of Anger Management.
Novick has a passion for working with people, and an understanding of the importance
for proper communication with in the family, schools, workplace and the community.
Novick is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
(CAMFT) and a previous member of Psi Chi national honor society in Psychology.
Theft Class Online — Course Outline
- Introduction of course
- Impact of Theft and Larceny on Society
- Understanding Impulse Control Disorders
- Understanding the Psychology of Stealing (Why do people steal?)
- Empathy Training and Skills in Emotional Intelligence
- Victim Impact and Awareness
- Cognitive Behavioral Interventions
- Communication Skills as Prevention
- Skills in Stress Management
- Consequences and Risks of Theft and Shoplifting
- Review and Recommendations
View Course Outline.
Ari J. Novick, Ph.D, is a practicing licensed psychotherapist, anger management instructor,
parent educator, and impulse control expert in Southern California. He can be reached
at (949) 715-2694, on the web at www.ajnovickgroup.com or by email: [email protected].
He is also an adjunct professor of psychology for Pepperdine University’s Graduate
School of Education and Psychology.
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Our Theft and Shoplifting Education classes has been used and accepted in the following
states. While our programs are widely used in these states, it is your responsibility
to confirm with the judge, probation or other legal entity if our distance learning
program will meet your specific requirements. If for any reason you take our class
and it is not accepted, simply provide a written proof of decline from the court,
probation or attorney within 60 days of purchase and receive a full refund: