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Outside Training Opportunity- Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Dave Grossman's The Bulletproof Mind

8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tri-River Police Training (MTU16) is hosting Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Dave Grossman's The Bulletproof Mind class on Friday, October 28, 2016. This is a grant class no tuition.

The Bulletproof Mind "Mental Preparation for Combat"Local 150 Operating Engineers Training Center19800 W. South Arsenal Rd., Wilmington, IL 60481Friday, October 28, 20168:00 am till 4:00 pm(Sign In-Registration will begin at 7:30 am)Register at:

The Bullet Proof Mind Oct. 28 2016Course Description: This course is open to all levels of law enforcement and other first responders, and will be conducted by Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Dave Grossman of the Warrior Science group, Mascoutah, Illinois. Col. Grossman will draw upon decades of research in the areas of interpersonal aggression and killing, sharing what he has learned about our media culture, how the human mind works, mental conditioning for violent response, and what steps can be taken to reverse dysfunctional trends in human behavior. He will help participants improve their understanding of our violent culture and its toll on communities, schools, and law enforcement officers.

Topics include:

  • The Virus of Violence in America and Worldwide
  • A New Breed of Domestic and International Terrorism
  • The Psychological Cost of Conflict
  • Understanding the ongoing challenges that confront the police officer
  • Controlling the Physiological Response to Combat
  • Adopting a professional model of service as a Paladin and protector
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Inoculation / Breathing Exercises
  • School and Workplace Violence Prevention
  • Surviving the Aftermath of Deadly Confrontations
  • Why workplace violence will continue to be a problem
  • How the central nervous system can work against us

To facilitate this program, lunch will be available on site for a reasonable fee; attendees are encouraged to take advantage in order to expedite and enhance this very important seminar.

Instructor:Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is a former Airborne Ranger, Infantry Officer, and West Point Psychology Professor with 23 years' experience in leading U.S. soldiers worldwide. He was a trainer of police, first responders, and health professionals immediately following the shootings in Jonesboro, Arkansas; Springfield, Oregon; and Littleton, Colorado.

Col. Grossman is a former Professor of Military Science at Arkansas State University and is an internationally recognized speaker in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime. He authored the Pulitzer-nominated book, On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War, as well as a second publication entitled Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill. His most recent book, On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace, was co-authored by Loren Christensen.

Member Tuition: None Non-Member Tuition: None

This project is supported by Homeland Security funds, awarded by the Illinois Terrorism Task Force through the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

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