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Course: Understanding the Psychological Dynamics of Active Shooters
Category: Investigation & Identification
Location: Private
Attire: Uniform / Business Casual
Description:
This course offers a comprehensive picture of the psychological and behavioral aspects of adult and adolescent active shooters. The program covers the below objectives and utilizes the behavioral sciences as a foundation for threat assessment needed to potentially identify and mitigate such a threat. The training will provide of an overall portrait of recent and well- known actives and school shooter incidents, prevention indicators, threat assessment and what has been learned from such incidents to potentially prevent such acts of violence.
Topics covered:
    • Defining Active Shooters- Characteristics of Active Shooters
    • 3 Groupings of Active Shooters; Sociopathic/Narcissistic Active Shooter; Delusional Shooter
    • The Severely Depressed and Suicidal Active Shooter
    • The dynamics of Suicide
    • Case Discussion on Andrews Breivik (The Norway Active Shooter); Seung Hui Cho (The Virginia Tech Shooter) and Adam Lanza Active Shooter in Newtown, Connecticut.
    • Defining School Shooters and Understanding how personality dynamics, substance abuse related issues, mental illness, and/or emotional/behavioral reactions to being “bullied” can ignite such violence
    • Understanding the dynamic of “Cynical Shyness” and how this dynamic plays a significant role in “Momentum Build Up” resulting in an acts of violence against an individual/s within a school
    • Crisis Negotiations inclusive of Active Listening strategy and 14 Communication Techniques for the following “suicidal” shooter, “antisocial” personality- career criminal shooter, and the “emotionally disturbed” shooter
    • Understanding The connection between suicide and school shooters  
Threat Assessment & Interventions for Public Safety Personnel (Educational Professionals, Law Enforcement, EMT- Fire Rescue, Military)
 
COSTS:  $180.00 ALL DEPARTMENTS
 
Schedule:
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