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Conflict Management and De-Escalation Training

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Have you ever been in a conflict situation and not known how to handle it? Have you actually found that in that conflict situation things have started to get out of hand and you have started to fear for your

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The Four Stages of Competence

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How can we develop and nurture skills in the students we teach? This is actually a process which instructors and trainers need to understand if their training delivery is to be effective and beneficial to those who they are instructing, especially

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5 Child Street Safety Awareness Tips

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Child Street Safety Awareness for Children and Parents What can be done to increase your child’s safety when they’re walking in the street, especially when they are on their own? The reason why I made the video that’s featured here

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The Truth About Situational Awareness


Why is Situational Awareness so important? The truth is that most people have probably not heard of ‘Situational Awareness’, yet only the other day this very subject was touched upon in the media due to comments made by a former head

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Contact and Cover

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    Contact and Cover: How would you and another colleague deal with situation where a service-user was showing aggravated behaviour if you were first on the scene? In the video above, we have a brief look at a technique

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Managing Fight-or-Flight through the ‘Pre-Mortem’

Managing Fight or Flight or Stress through the use of a ‘Pre-Mortem’ We all know the effects of ‘fight-or-flight’ aka ‘stress’ when facing a major threat in some form, because we’ve all experienced it (you wouldn’t be human if you

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