Mental Preparedness for Dangerous Situations and Offenders: A Skills Enhancement Class, 8 hours
Probation staff benefit from this mental preparedness course that equips them to be prepared for a variety of potentially dangerous situations. Apprehension is decreased when staff has more comprehensive planning and preparedness skill discipline. This course creates more confident field officers who have the insight, strategies, and ability to approach a variety of potentially violent situations with professionalism and control. This course replaces offender apprehension with solid real-world skills and abilities. It is very scenario-based and focuses on officer verbal skills, knowledge of one’s surroundings, and common attempts at deception and manipulation by violent offenders. This is an extremely practical course.