De-Escalation & Active Shooter Course

For Schools & Education

Course Overview

Our training programs use learning strategies aimed to elevate campus safety with our Active Shooter Preparedness Course tailored for educators. In this 4-hour training, participants will gain essential knowledge on threat recognition, effective lockdown procedures, and crisis communication. Equip your school community with the skills to respond swiftly and protect lives in emergency situations. Rodney Young and Ann Bumbak are the lead instructors for this course. Rodney is a decorated former Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer, and DEA Special Agent, and Training Coordinator, while Ann is a former Dallas Police Officer, former U.S. Air Marshal, and recognized subject matter expert in course development, and in law enforcement accreditation process and procedure.

Course Philosophy

Tactical52 provides a unique learning experience for professionals in a different settings and industries. Throughout this De-escalation course students will be taught, trained, and evaluated on their learning and acquired de-escalation techniques in a controlled classroom setting. The course will be customized to align with each agency or organizations core competencies and industry.

De-Escalation and Active Shooter Training Benefits for Schools & Education

In Education

Early identification of potential problems: Training can help educators and staff recognize early warning signs of student distress or conflict, allowing for proactive intervention before situations worsen.

Improved communication skills for students: De-escalation techniques can be adapted for students to learn and apply in their own interactions, promoting better communication and conflict resolution skills.

Reduced stress and anxiety for educators: By feeling more equipped to handle challenging situations, educators can experience lower levels of stress and anxiety, leading to a more positive and productive work environment.

In Public & Private School Systems

Reduced Disruptive Behavior: De-escalation and Active Shooter techniques equip teachers and administrators with skills to manage challenging student behavior before it escalates, minimizing classroom disruptions and fostering a more focused learning environment.

Improved Student-Teacher Relationships: By emphasizing active listening, empathy, and non-judgmental communication, De-escalation and Active Shooter training can strengthen relationships between students and teachers, leading to greater trust and respect.

Enhanced Social-Emotional Learning: De-escalation and Active Shooter skills can be integrated into social-emotional learning programs, teaching students valuable conflict resolution techniques and promoting emotional regulation.

Reduced Risk of Violence: De-escalation and Active Shooter training can help prevent physical altercations between students or between students and staff, creating a safer school environment for everyone.

In Colleges & Universities

Improved Mental Health Support: De-escalation skills can be applied in campus mental health settings, allowing staff to better support students experiencing stress, anxiety, or other mental health challenges.

Safer Dorm Environments: De-escalation training can equip residential life staff with skills to manage conflicts between roommates or other dorm residents, creating a more peaceful and harmonious living environment.

Enhanced Crisis Management: Universities can be better prepared to handle emergencies or crisis situations with staff trained in De-escalation and Active Shooter techniques.

Stronger Community Relationships: De-escalation training can foster a more understanding and supportive campus community, promoting positive interactions between students, faculty, and staff.

Importance of Training

De-escalation and Active Shooter training can create a safer and more positive learning environment for everyone in the education system. By equipping educators and staff with the skills to manage challenging situations effectively, it can benefit students, staff, and the entire educational community.