SPECIALISED TRAINING COURSE IN SCAN METHODOLOGY

  • Location: Hotel M Belgrade, Serbia
  • Date: 03.06.2019 – 06.06.2019.
  • Time: 08:00 – 18:00
  • Event organiser: European Forensic Agency, Serbia and Faculty of Arts, University in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Members present:

    Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • PhD Ana Jovanović – Project Coordinator and Researcher
  • PhD Goran Vranešević – Scientific Coordinator and Researcher
  • M.Sc. Sara Verderber – Event Manager and Researcher
  • PhD Gregor Kroupa – Researcher
  • PhD Jure Simoniti – Researcher
  • Tanja Hribar – Financial management and administration

    European forensic agency
  • M.Sc. Lazar Nešić – Researcher and Administrator and financial manager
  • M.Sc. Nikola Milosavljević – Researcher and Research data analytic
  • Aleksandra Dinić – Research member
  • Katarina Rešćanski –Research member

    Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb
  • PhD Domagoj Štimac – Expert Associate
  • M.Sc. Ana Raguž – Expert Associate

    Ministry of Interior, Republic of Serbia
  • Dejan Kojić – Local coordinator
  • Goran Kojić – Expert Associate
  • Jelica Tolevski – Expert Associate
  • Askanije Timotić – Expert Associate

    Brave Telephone
  • Hana Hrpka – Local Coordinator

    The course was developed by Mr. Avinoam Sapir and it is presented by Mr. Sapir.
    Mr. Avinoam Sapir holds a Bachelors Degree in both Psychology and Criminology, and a Masters Degree in Criminology. He served in Israeli Military Intelligence and the Israeli Police Polygraph. SCAN technique was developed by Mr. Sapir conducting extensive research into verbal communication, looking into the linguistic behavior used by people in communication.
    During the past few decades, Mr. Sapir has conducted training in interviewing for various government agencies in Israel, the US, Canada, and several other countries around the world. The SCAN technique is currently being used in many police departments and other government agencies in many countries.

THE LSI BASIC COURSE ON SCAN - SCHEDULE

    FIRST DAY – June 3th 2019
  • 08.00 – 08.30 Introduction to Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN)
  • 08.30 – 09.00 Obtaining information as a flow of information
  • 09.00 – 09.30 Fulfilling expectations
  • 10.00 – 11.00 Obtaining information in the framework of authority
  • 11.00 – 11.15 COFFEE BREAK
  • 11.15 – 12.15 Obtaining information as a verbal process + Writing a statement
  • 12.15 – 13.15 Introduction to breaking the subject’s linguistic code = The Editing Process
  • 13.15 – 14.15 Obtaining information as dealing with personal history
  • 14.15 – 15.30 LUNCH BREAK
  • 15.30 – 16-30 Characteristics of an open statement
  • 16.30 – 17.00 SCAN – Analysis of a statement – “social introduction”
  • 17.00 – 18.00 SCAN – Analysis of a statement – pronouns
  • 18.00 – 19.00 SCAN – Analysis of a statement – other components

    SECOND DAY – June 4th 2019
  • 10.00 – 11.00 The VIEW Questionnaire
  • 11.00 – 11.15 COFFEE BREAKy
  • 11.15 – 11.45 Definition of deception
  • 11.45 – 12.15 Strategies in deception (exercise)
  • 12.15 – 12.45 The “Missing Dog” strategy
  • 12.45 – 13.15 Tactics od deceivers
  • 13.15 – 13-45 Detecting deception – the test of pronouns
  • 13.45 – 15.00 LUNCH BREAK
  • 15.00 – 16.00 Analysing a statement in order to detect deception (exercise – a sexual assault victim)
  • 16.00 – 17.00 Characteristics of a deceptive statement
  • 17.00 – 18.00 Detecting deception – the of structure

    THIRD DAY – June 5th 2019
  • 08.00 – 08.30 Discussion of the reading assignment
  • 08.30 – 09.00 Detecting deception – the test of language
  • 09.00 – 10.00 SCAN - summary; color coding; analysis of statements; writing a SCAN report
  • 10.00 – 11.00 Exercise (summary of all rules discussed in course)
  • 11.00 – 11.30 Graduation; Deception in society
  • 11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE BREAK

    THE LSI ADVANCED WORKSHOP ON SCAN
    Day One Schedule - June 5th 2019
  • 12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH BREAK
  • 13.00 – 14.00 Analysing a statement in order to detect deception (exercise – a sexual assault victim)
  • 14.00 – 15.00 Characteristics of a deceptive statement
  • 15.00 – 16.00 Murder in a sex-related crime – The scale of anxiety, changes in language, the subject’s history as reflected in the language
  • 16.00 – 17.00 An attempted abduction case – pronouns, subjective, a conversation reported in a statement
  • 17.00 – 18.00 A report of robbery – objective times, pronouns, social introduction
  • 18.00 – 18.30 Color coding instruction – murder case

    DAY TWO SCHEDULE – June 6th 2019
  • 08.00 – 09.00 Review of the color coding
  • 09.00 – 10.00 Dealing with a transcript – isolating the actual statement inside the transcript, the test of commitment
  • 10.00 – 11.00 The three tests in detection of deception: pronouns, structure and language
  • 11.00 – 11.15 COFFEE BREAK
  • 11.15 – 12.15 Examination of key words; the equations in the subjective language. Discussion of the “Outside issue” v.s. “Inside Issue”.
  • 12.15 – 13.15 Fraud in insurance case – changes in language, pronouns
  • 13.15 – 14.15 Murder in domestic violence – comparison from
  • 14.15 – 15.30 LUNCH BREAK
  • 15.30 – 16.30 Objective times, changes in language, the scale of anxiety, out-of-sequnce information = identifying the time of murder
  • 16.30 – 17.30 Sexual assault case – signals of deception, signals of memory
  • 17.30 – 18.00 Conclusion and graduation