40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course Region 4

This 40-hour course which is designed to introduce the skillsets to prepare LE personnel in becoming crisis/hostage negotiators. Upon completion of this course the new negotiator will have an essential understanding of team roles of crisis/ hostage negotiations and should be able to perform in any role of a hostage negotiator team member. This course meets standards set forth by TCOLE and by the State of Texas for wiretap warrants. Cost of the class is $100 for TAHN members and $140 for non-TAHN members ($40 of this will go toward a TAHN membership).

The course covers the following and more:
-History of Negotiations
-Characteristics of a Negotiable Incident and Stages of an Incident
-Active Listening and Communication Skills
-Handling Demands, Effects of Time
-Recognizing Psychological, Mental and Emotional disorders, how to recognize them and deal with them, including Stockholm Syndrome
-The Effects of Stress, Stages of Stress and Stress in the Hostage Situation
-Team Structure
-Intelligence Coordination
-A full day of Realistic Scenarios and Scenario Training

September 28th – October 2, 2020
Round Rock Public Safety Training Center
2801 N Mays St, Round Rock, TX 78665

For questions about the class or registration verification contact:

Cpl Melissa Fautheree
Cedar Park Police Department
(Patrol/Honor Guard / CTRS Negotiator)
TAHN Region 4 Vice President
512-260-4600 – PD / 512-260-4770 – Desk