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De-Escalation and Calming of Aggressive and Emotionally Disturbed Individuals

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Date: Friday, June 24, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Edwardsville Police Department
333 S. Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
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Instructor: Ellis Amdur, Author/National Certified Counselor, & State Certified Child Mental Health Specialist
Class Limit: 25
One-Day Training on Basic Skills for the Threat Assessment, De-Escalation and Calming of Aggressive and Emotionally Disturbed Individuals.
Topics Include:
  • The Cycle of Aggression & Guiding Principals in Dealing with Aggression
  • Communication with the mentally ill and people with volatile character traits
  • Paranoia
  • De-Escalation Tactics
  • Disorganization (ex: Chaotic Rage)
  • Mania
  • Domestic Violence
  • What do people do when they become aggressive? What can escalation look like?
  • Your physical organization in the face of anger
  • Tone and quality of voice
  • Tactical Paraphrasing – The Gold Standard for Angry People
  • Multiple control strategies for different scenarios