WHEN: 11 a.m. to noon EDT on January 27
WHAT: "Verbal De-escalation: Using Words to Prevent Violence"
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About the webinar: This introductory one hour webinar teaches school bus drivers verbal de-escalation techniques. Webinar participants will be taught verbal and non-verbal indicators of aggression in order to become a more effective listeners and speakers. The subject matter addresses issues concerning how to avoid and deflect aggressive mannerisms to prevent violent acts from occurring.
About the host: Bret E. Brooks is a Senior Consultant of Gray Ram Tactical LLC, full-time state police officer, former SWAT team sniper, and former captain of the U.S. Army. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and a Master of Arts degree in national security, and he has focused numerous studies on terrorism and violence. Bret is the creator of several school training courses which include: School Bus Driver Prevention and Detection of Violence and Verbal De-escalation of Violent Situations. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: You need to be an active member of NAPT to participate in this webcast
The only stipulation is that you must have a broadband Internet connection. We now are able to broadcast audio for the webinar to your computer. You also may use a phone line to dial into the conference call line.
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