This is a full day seminar to cover the vulnerability and threats our houses of worship are being subjected to in the changing environment in the United States. A combined effort between Obsidian Strategies and SecurityAllStar.com is putting a team of experts together that have nearly 2 centuries of experience in physical security, electronic security, intelligence, critical and situational awareness and threat mitigation.
The seminar will cover:
- Situational Awareness – Active Self Defense
o This training includes training on behavioral cue acuity; knowing yourself and knowing your surroundings; and recognizing a threat before it becomes kinetic.
- All-hands Active Shooter Response
o Everyone has a role to play in a worst-case scenario attack, active shooter, etc. This training covers best practice procedures for response to an active shooter.
- Critical Stress Management – The Adrenaline Cascade
o This block of instruction details the effects of stress on the body. Once we understand what's happening we can use this for mission planning and contingency planning. It should also affect the way we train. Life and death struggles are by nature stressful. Be prepared to perform critical tasks under stress.
- Paranoid or Aware – Understanding the Threat
o Terrorist attacks…domestic or international…are we being paranoid? This presentation looks at the trends and patterns of terrorist threats and the likelihood of an attack on Western churches.
- Three Threats, One Mind – The Intersection Between Terrorism, Cyber, and Street Crime
o A look at each of these 3-primary threats, the psychology behind what links them together and what it means to you.
Security AllStar brings a team of electronic and physical security experts with solutions for surveillance and access control that are both solid and affordable. Security AllStar has manufacturer direct relationships to assist in the sourcing of equipment for hardening and securing a structure as well as obtaining tactical gear, personal-defense equipment and firearms.
Instructors at Obsidian Strategies are the most elite professionals in the industry. With combined experience of over 100 years in the field, they are world-class. Their backgrounds include: Retired Israeli Special Forces, retired Navy Intelligence Officer, retired Army Green Beret, active Law Enforcement with SWAT, Homeland Security, and the Central Intelligence Agency, as well as corporate Security Specialists.