Saturday Jan 20th 2018 – Suspicious Behavior Training, Plymouth Congregational Minneapolis MN

What is the program about?

The suspicious behavior training program for places of worship will educate faith based organizations in how to recognize and respond to suspicious behavior in a religious environment. The class has been designed for church leaders, ushers, greeters, volunteers, preschool workers and security personnel in mind. The class is suitable for anyone that has an interest in suspicious behavior in worship from an educational perspective.

The class is structured into two distinct areas: education on church safety and security raising awareness of security issues, learning how to recognize suspicious behavior in worship and the second how you approach suspicious behavior by utilizing “conversational interviewing” techniques to identify if the person is seeking grace or is a threat to your worship center.

The course provides all the skills needed to conduct “conversational interviews” from the position of faith, how to recognize deception and deceit, how to question as a church member, rapport building and conducting a risk assessment with the information gathered.

Modules of the class Include:

  • Security in Places of Worship
  • Suspicious Behavior in Places of Worship
  • Surveillance in Worship
  • Conversational Interviewing
  • Scenario Training

The class has strong audience participation which includes small group exercises, scenarios and open discussion. Some classroom scenarios may be recorded to provide the student with private individual feedback to take away after the class. Sign up is available at Eventbrite.com

Saturday Sept 30, 2017 – 2nd Annual Securing Your Place of Worship Seminar

Criminal activity and violence is rising at “soft targets” like churches and schools. The mission of the Church Security Awareness Training (CSAT) workshop is to bring together subject matter experts from the fields of faith security, physical security, group violence and terrorism. To educate and raise awareness of safety in worship, the presenters share their expertise to support church leaders, administrators, facilities managers, safety directors, emergency responders, volunteers  and those dedicated to protecting places of worship.

Westwood Community Church Excelsior, Saturday 30 September 2017 8am until 12:15pm

Click here to Register 

 

Saturday Sept 16, 2017 – Suspicious Behavior Training, Hope Presbyterian Church, Richfield

What is the program about?

The suspicious behavior training program for places of worship will educate faith based organizations in how to recognize and respond to suspicious behavior in a religious environment. The class has been designed for church leaders, ushers, greeters, volunteers, preschool workers and security personnel in mind. The class is suitable for anyone that has an interest in suspicious behavior in worship from an educational perspective.

The class is structured into two distinct areas: education on church safety and security raising awareness of security issues, learning how to recognize suspicious behavior in worship and the second how you approach suspicious behavior by utilizing “conversational interviewing” techniques to identify if the person is seeking grace or is a threat to your worship center.

The course provides all the skills needed to conduct “conversational interviews” from the position of faith, how to recognize deception and deceit, how to question as a church member, rapport building and conducting a risk assessment with the information gathered.

Modules of the class Include:

  • Security in Places of Worship
  • Suspicious Behavior in Places of Worship
  • Surveillance in Worship
  • Conversational Interviewing
  • Scenario Training

The class has strong audience participation which includes small group exercises, scenarios and open discussion. Some classroom scenarios may be recorded to provide the student with private individual feedback to take away after the class. Sign up is available at Eventbrite.com

Saturday 18 March, 2017 – Suspicious Behavior Training, Life 21 Church, Northfield

What is the program about?

The suspicious behavior training program for places of worship will educate faith based organizations in how to recognize and respond to suspicious behavior in a religious environment. The class has been designed for church leaders, ushers, greeters, volunteers, preschool workers and security personnel in mind. The class is suitable for anyone that has an interest in suspicious behavior in worship from an educational perspective.

The class is structured into two distinct areas: education on church safety and security raising awareness of security issues, learning how to recognize suspicious behavior in worship and the second how you approach suspicious behavior by utilizing “conversational interviewing” techniques to identify if the person is seeking grace or is a threat to your worship center.

The course provides all the skills needed to conduct “conversational interviews” from the position of faith, how to recognize deception and deceit, how to question as a church member, rapport building and conducting a risk assessment with the information gathered.

Modules of the class Include:

  • Security in Places of Worship
  • Suspicious Behavior in Places of Worship
  • Surveillance in Worship
  • Conversational Interviewing
  • Scenario Training

The class has strong audience participation which includes small group exercises, scenarios and open discussion. Some classroom scenarios may be recorded to provide the student with private individual feedback to take away after the class. Sign up is available at Eventbrite.com

Jan. 28th 2017 – Suspicious Behavior Training, Basilica of St Mary, Minneapolis

What is the program about?

The suspicious behavior training program for places of worship will educate faith based organizations in how to recognize and respond to suspicious behavior in a religious environment. The class has been designed for church leaders, ushers, greeters, volunteers, preschool workers and security personnel in mind. The class is suitable for anyone that has an interest in suspicious behavior in worship from an educational perspective.

The class is structured into two distinct areas: education on church safety and security raising awareness of security issues, learning how to recognize suspicious behavior in worship and the second how you approach suspicious behavior by utilizing “conversational interviewing” techniques to identify if the person is seeking grace or is a threat to your worship center.

The course provides all the skills needed to conduct “conversational interviews” from the position of faith, how to recognize deception and deceit, how to question as a church member, rapport building and conducting a risk assessment with the information gathered.

Modules of the class Include:

  • Security in Places of Worship
  • Suspicious Behavior in Places of Worship
  • Surveillance in Worship
  • Conversational Interviewing
  • Scenario Training

The class has strong audience participation which includes small group exercises, scenarios and open discussion. Some classroom scenarios may be recorded to provide the student with private individual feedback to take away after the class. For program sign up found at Eventbrite.com

 

Saturday August 20th 2016 – Church Security Workshop

On Saturday August 20th 2016 Salem Covenant Church New Brighton will be hosting our CSAT security seminar “Securing Your Place of Worship”. Criminal activity and violence is rising at “soft targets” like churches and schools. The mission of the CSAT security workshop is to bring together subject matter experts of church security, group violence and terrorism to educate and raise awareness of security in places of worship. Jarret Brachman, James Densley and Simon Osamoh use their expertise to present a series of unique security seminars that will support church leaders, business administrators, facilities managers, security directors, emergency responders and those dedicated to protecting places of worship. This workshop will include emerging trends in church violence; what we learn from criminal perpetrators, how to start a suspicious behavior program and the growing phenomenon of social media and its role in worship security.

 

Speakers and Presentations:

James Densley, Ph.D. Trends in Church Violence, “Learning from the Past to Secure our Future” & “The Rise of Criminal Behavior”

Jarrett Brachman, Ph.D. Inside the Mind of an Attacker, “Indicators and Warnings” & Social Media in Church Security “Using Social Media as Risk Based Prevention”

Mr Simon OsamohPolicy Writing “Mitigating Risk through Policy and Procedures” & Suspicious Behavior “Building a Sustainable Detection Program”

 

This seminar is POST board certified for Police Officers. For more details on the event or to purchase tickets visit EventBrite

 

Saturday April 2nd 2016 – Church Security Workshop

Church Security Workshop Unity Unitarian Church St. Paul MN, April 2nd  2016 On April 2nd 2016 Unity Unitarian Church St Paul will be hosting a Church Security Awareness Training (CSAT) Seminar in partnership with Kingswood Security. The event “Securing your place of Worship” brings together four subject matter experts in security, security for places of […]

February 18th 2016 – 6th Annual MACFM Church Facility Expo

Thursday February 18th 2016, we will be present at the 6th Annual MACFM Church Facility Expo hosted by Minnesota Association Church Facility Managers (MACFM) at Westwood Community Church Excelsior. Dr John Walters Lead Pastor of FBC Statesboro will be the keynote speaker at the event.

We will be having discounts on all our church training services for those attending and sharing more information on our upcoming church security seminar series which kicks of at Unity Unitarian Church St Paul Mn on April 2nd, with security experts Dr. Jarrett Brachman author of Global Jihadism, Dr. James Densley author of How Gangs Work and Gary Essig, Security Director for an International Ministry and founder of Protection Specialists International.

For more information on the expo or to apply for membership to MACFM, click this link www.macfm.org

 

 

 

Book Release “7 Steps to Protect your Faith Community”

For the last few months we have been working with Core SecurityMn and LivingwaterMn to form a strategic partnership to build a security seminar. The three companies are in the final stages of developing a safety and security seminar that will cover four different aspects of safety.