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40 Hour Hostage negotiator Course

This 40 hour course is designed to teach new negotiators the basics of hostage negotiations. Upon completion of this course the new negotiator will have a full understanding of all aspects of hostage negotiations and will be able to function in any role of a hostage negotiator team. This course meets standards set forth by TCOLE and by the State of Texas for wiretap warrants.

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.

Course Dates: September 16-20, 2019

Training Location:
South Padre Island Convention Center
7355 Padre Blvd.
South Padre island, TX 78597
956-761-3000

Contact:
Tony Rocha
TAHN Region 7 Vice President
956-983-1932
a.rocha@DPS.texas.gov

Host Hotel:

A block of rooms has been reserved from September 15, 2019 – September 20, 2019. The special room rate ($99) will be available until September 1st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.
Booking a reservation from our site is simple. To begin the process, click on link below to receive your group’s preferred rate. Cancellation policy requires a guest to cancel 48 hours prior to check-in to avoid fees. If you experience any technical difficulties with the online reservation, please call the Hilton Garden’s telephone below and reference Group Code “THA” when you speak to a hotel representative.

Hotel Registration

See you at the Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island Beachfront in September! We hope you enjoy your stay and your group’s event!
Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island Beachfront

7010 Padre Boulevard
South Padre Island, Texas 78597
Tel: 956-761-8700
Fax: 956-761-2418
• South Padre Island hotel on the beach with oceanfront swimming pool
• Near the Convention Center, the birding and nature center, and other fun things to do
• Made-to-order breakfast, dinner and evening room service
• Full-service bar and restaurant service at the pool and deck
• Over 12,000 sq. ft. of function space to host 800 guests
• Beautiful rooms and suites, each with a microwave and mini-fridge

Click Here to Register

 

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