Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Level I – Portland, OR
July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm CDT| $545
THIS COURSE IS FULL. PLEASE SELECT “LEVEL I WAIT LIST” AS TICKETING OPTION IF RESERVING A SPOT ON THE WAIT LIST
Date: July 15 – 19, 2019
Location: Portland OR
Crisis/Hostage Negotiation – Level I (Basic) addresses the
fundamental tasks of a successful crisis negotiator. This course will
prepare you to work as part of a coordinated negotiation team
and handle a variety of crisis situations including hostage takers,
barricaded subjects, and potential suicide victims.
The effective application of active listening skills and the Behavioral
Influence Stairway Model will be discussed at length and
reemphasized throughout the progression of all three courses. You
will learn the different phases of the negotiation process, from the
introduction to the surrender, and specific strategies and techniques
to be used along the way. We will discuss when negotiation may not
be the best solution, what items are negotiable and non-negotiable,
and what to do in non-response situations.
The management of intelligence and information is a critical aspect
of mitigating any law enforcement threat and you will learn specific
techniques for managing the ow of information during a crisis.
You will also gain a basic understanding of the psychological
motivations of persons in crisis and learn to recognize the
characteristics of emotionally disturbed persons. You will learn about
the personality disorders which are most commonly encountered
during a crisis incident as well as strategies for affecting a positive
Challenging, team-oriented, scenario-driven practical exercises are
an integral part of the course and will allow you the opportunity to
practice and refine your crisis negotiation skills.
This training session is appropriate for all
members of law enforcement including
crisis negotiators, tactical officers, first
responders, dispatchers and supervisors.