In addition to the 40-hour Crisis/Hostage and Peer Support Courses offered by CSM, we are also able to provide a number of customized 1- and 2-day courses to fit the schedules and training requirements of host agencies.  Supervisors of crisis negotiation and peer support teams often find it difficult to come up with meaningful training month after month and sending personnel to seminars and conferences may per cost prohibitive.  CSM has more than 20 gifted and experienced trainers who are available to travel to your location to conduct 1- and 2-day events.  Supervisors and training coordinators can contact us with their training requirements and preferred training dates and we will work with you to come up with the perfect solution!  Most often, once an agency decides to host a course other teams in their 

Not sure what you want?  How about a 2-day training event for crisis negotiation teams that consists of lecture and practical exercises?

OPTION A – 2-DAY SPECIAL TOPIC AND SCENARIO REGIONAL EVENT

Day 1

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Sign-in

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lecture/Presentation on topic of your choice (See topic areas below)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Full-length practical exercise reinforcing the morning’s training objectives

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Practical exercise debriefing

Day 2

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Sign-in

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lecture/Presentation on topic of your choice (See topic areas below)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Full-length practical exercise reinforcing the morning’s training objectives

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Practical exercise debriefing

OPTION B – 2-DAY TEAM-BUILDING WORKSHOP AND SCENARIO REGIONAL EVENT

Day 1

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Sign-in

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Team Building Workshop (Motivation and Communication)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Team Building Workshop (Structured Brainstorming and Decision-making)

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Debriefing

Day 2

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Sign-in

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Preparation for full-length practical exercise

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Full-length practical exercise (Lunch delivered during scenario)

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Tear-down of equipment

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Practical exercise debriefing

OPTION C – CRISIS NEGOTIATION SEMINAR AND CHALLENGE

Day 1

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Sign-in

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Welcome and Seminar Presentation

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Seminar Presentation

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Briefing (Teams/Role Players/Judges)

Day 2

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Sign-in

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Final preparation

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Scenario briefing (Team leaders)

9:00 a.m.

Scenario commences

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Scenario concludes and judges meet with teams

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Tea-down of equipment and score computation

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Award Ceremony

TOPIC AREAS FOR OPTION A

  • Intelligence-led Negotiation
  • Applying Deliberate Strategy to Crisis Negotiation
  • Developing Emotional Skills for Crisis Intervention
  • Suicide Intervention for Law Enforcement
  • Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation
  • Strategic Communication for Crisis Negotiation
  • Advanced Communication Techniques (Questions and Responses)
  • Suicide-by-Cop
  • Using Third-party Intermediaries and Interpreters
  • Tactical Considerations in Crisis Negotiation
  • The Hostage Experience
  • High-risk Warrant Planning and Loud Hailing Techniques
  • Case Study
  • Negotiation with the Fellow Officer
  • Negotiating with the Sovereign Citizen Extremist
  • Negotiating with Returning Combat Veterans
  • Negotiating with the Rampage School Shooter
  • Negotiating with the Violent True Believer
  • Negotiating with the Elderly
  • Rural and Roadside Crisis Negotiation
  • High Element Negotiation
  • Lived Experience Panel 

 

LERPS – SPECIAL TOPICS PRESENTATIONS

Qualified and experienced speakers are available to provide 2- and 4- hour presentations at in-service training events and conferences throughout the United States.

Topics include:

  • Principles of Police Stress
  • Peer Support for the Family
  • Physiological Aspects of Police Stress
  • Physiological Aspects of Combat Stress
  • Understanding Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Law Enforcement
  • Coping With Stress
  • Police Suicide Awareness
  • Human Resiliency and Law Enforcement
  • Coping with Line of Duty Deaths
  • Negotiating with the Fellow Officer
  • Negotiating with the Returning Combat Veteran
  • Developing and Administering Protocol for Police Suicide and Line of Duty Deaths 

Most presentations are conducted without speaking fees. Speakers only require compensation for expenses.