40 Hour Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Course Region 6

Registration is closed. Class occupancy is Full.

Course Description:
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

August 17-21, 2020 8:00am-5:00pm 

Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Academy
712 Broadway Lubbock, Texas 79401
The designated parking for the academy is located at Main St. & Ave. G parking lot C & 10th St. & Ave. G., parking lot L.

For questions about the class or registration verification contact:
TAHN Vice President of Training Region 6
Malcolm White
4200 Canyon Drive
Amarillo, Texas 79109
Office: 806-468-1354