When Your Mom Steals Your Identity

When Your Mom Steals Your Identity
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2 Credits


In this course, you will explore the familial identity theft case of the Betz family, in which three generations of family members had their identities stolen by a family member. You will discover what happened, explore relevant family dynamics and social factors that contributed to the identity theft, and analyze the thief's behavior through the lenses of psychopathy and narcissism. 



You Will Learn How To:

Recognize red flags that might indicate psychopathy and narcissism

Identify family dynamics and social factors that might contribute to familial identity theft

Determine the physical and psychological consequences of familial identity theft on victims and non-perpetrator family members

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Behavioral Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: October 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Axton Betz-Hamilton, Ph.D - Speaker


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