Sunday, April 5, 2015

Special Crisis Hostage Negotiation Webinar With Thomas Strentz

 The Association for Conflict Resolution’s Second Annual Crisis Negotiation Month
Hostage/Crisis Negotiations
Lessons Learned from the Bad, the Mad and the Sad
Tuesday, April 14th
6-7pm est. (5-6pm central, 3-4pm pst.) 
***FREE But Spots Are Limited***
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In this Webinar, Dr.Thomas Strentz, psychologist and author with many years of experience with the FBI and as a counterterrorism consultant, will offer case histories on how to quickly identify the three main types of personality disorders with whom negotiators are likely to come into contact; understand their perceptions them and of reality; recognize their primary defense mechanisms, and how to negotiate with them.
Sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution and, this informative and entertaining webinar is designed for crisis and hostage negotiators, but all conflict resolution practitioners including mediators, conflict coaches, students, and ombuds will find the skills applicable to the work they do.

About the Presenter:
A former FBI negotiator who designed, directed and developed the FBI negotiations program from 1975-1987, Dr. Strentz  has also committed his expertise to  the  resolution of numerous terrorist situations world-wide.
 He  has provided consultation and training in unconventional, security, and counter terrorism  operations to various US military, US federal, state and local law  enforcement and friendly foreign military/LE special operations units. He utilizes his expertise for organizations and individuals who work and travel in high-risk areas, such as domestic and international air lines, law enforcement, government agencies and the military.
While with the FBI, he also helped create the FBI Hostage Rescue Team selection program and was a pioneer in psychological profiling of criminal and terrorist offenders. He developed
 and refined aircraft hijacker and terrorist profiles currently used internationally.

Dr. Strentz is the author of two books,  The Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation and