Violence in Schools -“Preparing the Educator’s Response”

This comprehensive workshop is designed for any and all personnel working within the educational setting.  The course teaches the physiological and physical aspects individuals experience during violent altercations. The workshop covers the challenges educational personnel face attempting to address violent incidents within the educational environment. Lieutenant Kevin Dillon (Ret)  addresses an individuals cognitive and physical capabilities during violent critical incidents and how to match their physiological changes with an effective pre-programmed response.
This workshop can be delivered in a 4 or 8 hour format.

Participants  learn:

  • Introduction of   Principals of Self Protection
  • Risk Management for Daily Protection
  • Body Language – Threat Identification
  • Verbal Cues – “What’s really being said.”
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Dynamics of Aggression
  • Physical and Physiological Changes of Violence
  • Heart Rate Responses
  • Autonomic Change
  • Dealing with and Identification of Fear
  • Re-direction of Thought Process
  • Strategies for Fear Defense
  • Numerous Levels and Fear Factors
  • Response to Physical Attacks
  • Gross Motor Skill Responses
  • Workplace Violence
  • Physical Techniques and Defense Maneuvers  (If Requested)

“Very well presented and exceeded my expectations. Definitely transferred his training to relevant presentable facts.”
William J. Pizzuto, University of Connecticut
Director – Waterbury Campus