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FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

THE THIN BLUE LIFELINE – “De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Law Enforcement”(AKA – Verbal Defensive Tactics)Including CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) trainings at multiple locations

  • Bartlett Police Department – (Multiple Trainings) – Village of Bartlett, Illinois
  • Battleground Police Department – (Multiple Trainings) – Battleground, WA
  • Bellingham Police Department – (Multiple Trainings) Bellingham, WA
  • Buckley/Enumclaw Police Departments – Buckley, WA
  • Camas Police Department – (Multiple Trainings) – Camas, WA
  • Chelan-Douglas County CIT Training –  (Multiple Trainings) – Wenatchee, WA
  • Clark County/Vancouver Police Department CIT training – (Multiple Trainings) – Vancouver, WA
  • Corvallis Police Department – Corvallis OR
  • Cowlitz County, WA- CIT training – (Multiple Trainings)
  • Eugene, Oregon Area Police Agencies
  • FBI National Academy (Northwest Region) – Salem, OR
  • Grays Harbor County CIT training – Aberdeen, WA (Multiple Trainings)
  • Henderson Police Department – Henderson, Nevada
  • Hillsboro Police Department – Hillsboro, Oregon – (Multiple Trainings)
  • Homeland Security/Federal Protection Services, Region 10 – (Multiple Trainings)
  • Idaho (Region 7 – Advanced CIT – Idaho Falls, ID – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Idaho – (North, Region 1) – CIT training – Sandpoint, ID – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Idaho – (Region 2) – CIT training – Lewiston, ID – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Idaho – (Region 3) – CIT training – Caldwell, ID – (Multiple Presentations)
  •  Idaha – Bingham County CIT Training
  • Idaho – Blaine County Sheriff’s Office
  • Idaho – Nampa Police Agencies
  • Illinois ( Barlett Police Department)
  • Illinois (Freeport) – (Mobile Training Unit #1)
  • Illinois (Chicago Area) – (Mobile Training Unit #3) – (Multiple Trainings)
  • Illinois (Peoria) – (Mobile Training Unit #7)
  • Illinois (Bloomington/Normal) – (Mobile Training Unit #8) – (Multiple Training)
  • Illinois (Springfield) – (Mobile Training Unit #10)
  • Illinois (Champaign) – (Mobile Training Unit #12) – (Multiple Trainings)
  • Illinois (Mattoon) – (Mobile Training Unit #13)
  • Illinois (Belleville, O’Fallon) – (Mobile Training Unit #14)
  • Island County Law Enforcement Agencies – Oak Harbor, WA (Multiple Trainings)
  • Kent Police Department – (Multiple Presentations) – Kent, WA
  • King County Eastside CIT training – WA
  • King County CIT training – (Multiple Presentations) – King County, WA
  • Kitsap County – Law Enforcment and Corrections Agencies (Multiple Presentations) including CIT training – WA
  • Kittitas County Law Enforcement and Corrections Agencies – Kittitas County, WA
  • Klickitat County Law Enforcement and Corrections Agencies – Klickitat County, WA
  • Lewis County Sheriff’s Office – Lewis County, Washington (Multiple Presentations)
  • Lyon County Multi-Agency (Police, Probation & Social Services) – Lyon County, Nevada
  • Mercer Island Police Department – (Multiple Presentations) – Mercer Island, WA
  • Montlake Terrace Police Department – Montlake Terrace, WA
  • North Las Vegas Police Department – North Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Pierce County CIT training – Lakewood, WA – 2012
  • Port Angeles, WA – CIT Training (Multiple Presentations)
  • Puyallup Police Department (Multiple Presentations)
  • Redmond Police Department – Redmond, WA (Multiple Presentations)
  • Richland Officer Safety Conference (2013) – Richland, WA
  • San Jose (CA) Police Department – 2010
  • San Juan County First Responders
  • Seattle Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), Hostage Negotiation Team and First Response Officers – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office – Everett, WA
  • Snohomish County, WA–- CIT Training (Multiple Presentations)
  • Snoqualmie Police Department – Snoqualmie, WA (Multiple Presentations)
  • Skagit County, WA – CIT Training (Multiple Presentations)
  • Spokane County, WA – CIT Training
  • State of South Carolina Project for the establishment of Police Crisis Intervention Team
  • State of Virginia 2014 CIT Conference – Richmond, VA
  • Sunnyside Police Department – Sunnyside, WA
  • Thurston County, Washington Consortium of Police Agencies – CIT training – (Multiple Presentations) – Olympia, WA
  • Tukwila, Washington Police Department – (Multiple Presentations) – Tukwila, WA
  • Tumwater, Washington Police Department – (Multiple Presentations) – Tumwater, WA
  • Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission – Field Training Officers
  • Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission – CIT Training (Multiple Presentations)
  • Washington State DARE Officers Association – 2004 & 2005 Conference – King County, WA
  • Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Washoe County Sheriff’s Office – Reno, Nevada
  • West St. Paul, Minnesota Police Department – West St. Paul, MN
  • Yakima, Washington – CIT program – Yakima, WA (Multiple Presentations)

SHAPE SHIFTING – Training For Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Teams Dealing with Mentally Ill Individuals” (Both Scenario-based and classroom)

  • Airways Correctional Institute – CERT team – Airway Heights, WA
  • North Las Vegas HNT and SWAT – “Tactical Communication with Hostage Takers with Borderline, Paranoid and Psychopathic Personalities
  • Seattle Police Department – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office – (Multiple Presentations) – Everett, WA
  • Washington State Conference for Hostage Negotiators – Everett, WA – 2004 & 2007
  • Western States Hostage Negotiators Conference – Keynote speaker – 1996, 2004, & 2012
  • Western States Hostage Negotiators Association – Bellevue Washington, 2012 – “Tactical Communication with paranoid, borderline and psychopathic personalities”

Advanced CIT Training 

  • Chelan/Douglas County CIT Officers – (Multiple Trainings)
  • North Dakota CIT Officers – Fargo, North Dakota
  • Idaho Falls CIT Officers
  • United States Border Patrol – Blaine, WA
  • Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office – Bellingham, WA

FULL SPECTRUM CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM – TACTICS: in Association with Gulla’s Arrestling Two Day Training for Law Enforcement, Corrections and Security

  • Benton County Correctional Facilities – Kenniwick, WA
  • Benton County Police Agencies – Kenniwick, WA
  • Central Washington Correction & Police Agencies – Sunnyside, WA
  • Kitsap County Police & Correctional Agencies – Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Kittitas County Correctional Facilities – Ellensburg, WA
  • Kittistas County Police Agencies – Ellensburg, WA
  • Skagit County Police Agencies – La Conner, WA
  • Wenatchee Police Department – Wenatchee, WA
  • Yakima County Police Agencies – Toppenish, WA

FOR CORRECTIONS AND PROBATION

FROM CHAOS TO COMPLIANCE & SAFE BEHIND BARS – “De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Parole/Probation Officers & Correctional Officers”

  • Airways Correctional Facility – Airway Heights, WA
  • Charles Denny Youth Center – Snohomish County, Washington
  • City of Bellevue, WA – Probation Office
  • City of Kent, WA – Juvenile Probation Offices
  • Clark County Sheriff’s Office/Jail (Multiple Presentations)
  • Idaho Juvenile Justice Association – Moscow, ID
  • Island County, WA – Juvenile Probation (Multiple Presentations
  • JCWAW (Juvenile Court Workers Association of Washington – 2008 Spring Conference
  • Misdemeanant Corrections Association (MCA) of Washington State – 2012 Summer Conference
  • North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation – Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Oregon Department of Corrections – (Multiple Presentations and Locations)
  • Santa Clara County Youth Authority (comprehensive training for entire staff of 350+) – Santa Clara, CA (Multiple Presentations)
  • Seattle Municipal Court Probation Department
  • Snohomish County Jail – (comprehensive training for entire staff) – Everett, WA (Multiple Presentations)
  • Washington Correctional Association, National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, & Women in Criminal Justice – 2004 Conference – Seattle, WA
  • Washington Correctional Education Association (WCEA – 2010, 2013)

FOR EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND FIRE FIGHTER

De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Fire Departments and Emergency Response 

  • 1994 California State Fire Fighters Association Convention – CA
  • Kent Fire Department (Multiple Presentations) – Kent, WA
  • Lopez Island Fire/EMS – Lopez Island, WA
  • West Region EMS & Trauma Care Council – 2016 Conference

SAFE HAVEN

De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Hospitals

  • Cascade General Hospital – Arlington, WA – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Eastern State Hospital Forensic Psychiatric Unit – (Multiple Presentations) – Medical Lake, WA
  • Martin Center  Evaluation and Treatment Unit (for youth) – Bellingham, WA
  • Mukilteo Evaluation and Treatment Unit – (Multiple Presentations) – Mukilteo, WA
  • North Sound Evaluation and Treatment Unit – (Multiple Presentations) – Sedro Wooley, WA
  • Overlake Hospital – Bellevue, WA
  • Recovery Innovations – Tacoma, WA
  • State Hospital North – Orofino, Idaho
  • State Hospital South – Blackfoot, Idaho
  • Whidbey General Hospital – Whidbey Island, WA

FOR SECURITY PERSONNEL

GUARDING THE GATES- De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Security Personnel

  • ASIS International – Puget Sound Chapter
  • Guardsmark – Security force of Microsoft Corp. – Redmond, WA
  • Harborview Hospital Public Safety Academy – (Multiple Trainings) – Seattle, WA
  • Overlake Hospital Security Staff – Bellevue, WA
  • Puget Sound Security – Bellevue, WA
  • Seattle Metropolitan Business Association – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Seattle Shield – Seattle, WA
  • Seattle University Public Safety Officers
  • T-Mobile – security personnel
  • Washington Convention Center – Security Officers

FOR WORKSITE SAFETY

SAFETY AT WORK – Worksite Safety Training

  • AFSCME – Public Employee Conference – Vancover, WA
  • Alderwood Water Authority – Lynnwood, WA
  • American Seafood – Seattle, WA – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Arlington, WA – Office of Emergency Management (Multiple Trainings)
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) – Seattle, WA
  • ASIS International – Seattle, WA
  • Boeing Corporation
  • California Association of College Bookstores – (Multiple Locations)
  • Center for Learning Coalition – (Multiple Presentations) – Washington State
  • City of Bartlett, IL
  • City of Bellingham, WA
  • City of Kent, WA
  • Department of Community Trade & Economic Development – WA Stat
  • Everett Community Transit Authority – Everett, WA
  • Everett Housing Authority – Everett, WA
  • Firecrest School – training regarding staff conflict – Shoreline, WA
  • Fremont Public Organization – Seattle, WA
  • Highline Community College Bookstore
  • Interfaith Social Services – Bellingham, WA
  • Island County Prosecutor’s Office – Coupeville, WA
  • Island County Transit – Coupeville, WA (Multiple Presentations)
  • King County Bar Association – Seattle, WA
  • King County Coalition of Social Services Agencies – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Leadership Institute – (Multiple Presentations) – Kent, WA
  • Microsoft Corporation – (Multiple Presentations)
  • North Central Regional Library Association – Wenatche, WA
  • Northwest College Bookseller’s Association – Multiple Locations in Washington and Oregon
  • Northwest Defenders Office – Seattle, WA
  • Northwest Harvest – (Multiple Presentations)
  • PAWS – Snohomish County, WA
  • Plymouth Housing Association – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Salvation Army – Seattle, WA (Multiple Trainings)
  • Seattle Housing Authority – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Seattle Mental Health Institute – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Snohomish County District Court – Everett, WA
  • Snohomish County Health Department – Everett, WA
  • Snohomish County Human Services – Everett, WA
  • Society of Council Representing Accused Persons – King County, WA
  • Temple DeHirsch – Seattle, WA
  • Tukwila City Government Staff – (Multiple Presentations) – Tukwila, WA
  • Tyson’s Seafood – Seattle, WA
  • Vancouver Housing Authority – WA
  • Village of Barlett (Staff of Village Government) – Barlett, Illinois
  • Walla Walla Housing Authority – Walla Walla, WA
  • Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys – Spokane, WA
  • Washington Bar Association – Seattle, WA
  • Washington Federation of Animal Care & Control Agencies – Seattle, WA
  • Washington State Attorney General’s Office – (Multiple Presentations & Locations)
  • Washington State Department of Community, Trade & Economic Development (CTED) – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Washington State 2009 Judges Conference
  • Washington State District Court 2015 Judges Conference
  • Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) – Seattle, WA – -(Multiple Presentations & Locations)
  • Washington State Mental Health Division Conference – (Multiple Presentations & Locations)
  • Washington State Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program – Olympia, WA
  • WorkForce Central – Tacoma, Washington – (Multiple Presentations)
  • WORKSOURCE – Washington State – (Multiple Presentation & Locations)

FOR SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCIES

GRACE UNDER FIRE – “De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals” for Social Services Organizations (mental health centers & social service  agencies serving youth and/or adults)

  • Angeline’s Women’s Shelter
  • API Chaya Women’s Services – Seattle, WA
  • Apple Parenting Resources
  • Arizona Dispute Resolution Conference – Scottsdale, AZ
  • Asian Counseling and Referral Services – Seattle, WA
  • Ballard Food Bank – Seattle, WA
  • Behavioral Health Resources – Olympia, WA (Multiple Presentations)
  • Blue Mountain Action Council – Walla Walla, WA
  • Camano Island Health Department – Camano Island, WA
  • Central Area Youth & Family Services – Seattle, WA
  • Chelan-Douglas (Washington) Mental Health – Chelan, WA
  • Childhaven – Seattle, WA
  • Child and Family Guidance Center – Tacoma, WA
  • Children’s Justice Conference (WA State) – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Children’s Crisis Outreach Response System – King County, WA
  • Clark County, WA – Regional Support Network for Mental Health Services – (Multiple Presentations) – Vancouver, WA
  • Cocoon House – residential home for homeless youth – (Multiple Presentations) – Everett, WA
  • Community House Group Homes – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Community Psychiatric Clinic – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Compass Housing (Seattle, WA)
  • Compass Mental Health (Everett, WA) – (Multiple Presentations) – Everett, WA
  • Consejo Mental Health – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Cowlitz Indian Tribe – (Multiple Presentations) Longview, WA
  • Deaconess Children’s Services – Everett, WA
  • DSHS – Community Service Organization (CSO) – (Multiple Presentations and Regions in Washington State)
  • DSHS – Division of Children and Family Services – (Multiple Presentations and Regions in WA State)
  • Easter Seals Autism Center – Silverdale, WA
  • Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Association – (Multiple Presentations) – Enumclaw, WA
  • Evergreen Counseling – (Multiple Presentations) – Hoquiam, WA
  • Ferry County Mental Health and Human Services Division – Ferry County, WA
  • Goodwill (Olympic/Rainier Office) – Seattle, WA
  • Grant Mental HealthCare – Moses Lake, WA
  • Head Start – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Highline School District Health & Nursing Staff – Seattle, WA
  • Hopesource – Ellensburg, WA
  • Island County Human Services – Coupeville, WA (Multiple Trainings)
  • Jefferson Mental Health Services – Port Townsend, WA
  • King County Housing Authority – Seattle, WA (Multiple Trainings)
  • Kitsap County Drug-Alcohol Treatment Center – Kitsap County, WA
  • Kitsap Mental Health – (Multiple Presentations) – Kitsap County, WA
  • Lifeline Connections – Vancouver, WA
  • Lifelong AIDS Alliance – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle & Everett, WA
  • Low Income Heating Electricity Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – Olympia, WA
  • Mental Health Northwest – (Multiple Presentations) – Bellevue, WA
  • Meridian Center – Seattle, WA
  • Mid-Columbia Center for Living – The Dalles, OR
  • Moore Center for Eating Disorders – Bellevue, WA
  • Multi-Service Center of King County – Federal Way, WA
  • NAMI – Multiple Presentations throughout Washington State
  • Navos Mental Health – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Navos Consortium – WA
  • Neighborhood House – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • New Beginnings – Seattle, WA
  • New Horizon – Seattle, WA
  • Northwest AIDS Alliance – Seattle, WA
  • Northwest Regional Council on Aging and Adult Services – Bellingham, WA
  • Northwest Defenders Association – Wenatchee, WA
  • Northwest Youth Services – Bellingham, WA
  • OCEACT State 2016 Convention – Hood River, OR
  • Okanagan Mental Health – Omak, WA
  • PACT Team Training  – WA State (Multiple Presentations)
  • Peninsula Mental Health – Port Angeles, WA
  • Puget Sound Recreational Therapist’s Association – Seattle, WA
  • Qualcomm Mental Health – Lewiston, WA
  • Rainier Park Medical Clinic – Seattle, WA
  • Recovery Cafe – Seattle, WA
  • Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center – Burien, WA
  • Seattle Crisis Clinic (Crisis Line) – Seattle, WA
  • Solid Ground – Seattle, WA
  • TeenFeed – Seattle, WA
  • Therapeutic Foster Care – Seattle, WA
  • Transitional Resources (for mentally ill youth) – Seattle, WA
  • Transitional Resources – (group home for chronically mentally ill adults) – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • Union Gospel Mission – Olympia, WA
  • United Auburn Indian Community – Auburn, California
  • University of Washington Psychology Intern Program
  • Valley Cities Mental Health – (Multiple Presentations) – Auburn, WA
  • Washington Council of Community Mental Health Centers (Support Services Division  – (Multiple Presentations)
  • Washington Community Mental Health Council – (Multiple Trainings)
  • Washington State CASA
  • Wellspring Family Services – Seattle, WA – (Multiple Trainings)
  • WorkForce – Green River Community College – Washington
  • YMCA – Therapeutic Foster Care
  • YWCA – Seatatle, Washington (Multiple Trainings)
  • YouthCare – Seattle, Washington
  • YouthSource – Renton, Washington

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Schools

  • Darrington Elementary School – Darrington, WA
  • Everett Washington School District (Multiple presentations)
  • Evergreen School District – Clark County, WA
  • HIghline School District Medical Services – Burien, WA
  • Hillcrest School – Redmond, WA
  • Kent School District – Kent, WA
  • Kirkland School District – Kirkland, WA
  • Lake Washington School Dist. – Redmond, WA
  • Renton School District – Renton, WA
  • Seattle Headstart – Seattle, WA
  • Seattle Hebrew Academy – WA
  • School Safety Conference – 2007 – WA
  • Tiffany Park Elementary School – Renton, WA
  • Yakima School District – Office Professionals
  • YWCA school program for at-risk youth – Seattle, WA

Verbal De-escalation of Aggressive and Mentally Ill Individuals for Colleges and Universities

  • Bates Technical College – Tacoma, WA
  • Bellevue College – Bellevue, WA  (Multiple Presentations)
  • Big Bend Community College – Moses Lake, WA
  • Eastern Washington University – Cheney, WA
  • Edmonds Community College – Edmonds, WA
  • Gray’s Harbor Community College – Gray’s Harbor, WA
  • Green River Community College – Kent, WA
  • Lower Columbia Community College – (Multiple Presentations) – Longview, WA
  • Northwest Indian College – Lummi, WA
  • Seattle Central Community College – Seattle, WA
  • Tacoma Community College – Tacoma, WA
  • University of Washington – Seattle, WA
  • Washington University – St. Louis, Missouri
  • Yakima Valley Community College
  • Washington Institute of Technology -Kirkland, WA

SPECIALIZED TRAININGS

THE ELEMENTALS:  Understanding and Working with People with Intense Personality Disorders” (Focus on boundaries and strategic communication)

  • Children’s Justice Conference – 2006
  • Community House – Seattle, WA
  • Compass Health – (Multiple Presentations) – Seattle, WA
  • DSHS CSO – (Multiple Presentations) – WA Regions 2 & 3
  • Eastern State Hospital Forensic Psychiatric Unit – Medical Lake, WA
  • King County Court – WA
  • Kitsap School District – WA
  • Misdemeanant Corrections Association (MCA) of Washington State – 2009 Spring Conference
  • Superior Court 2016 Convention – Washington State

Sanction Prevention for Workfirst

  • DSHS CSO (Multiple Presentations in various regions in WA State)

Training for Supervisors and Human Resources Staff in Working with Difficult Employees

  • Boeing Corporation
  • DSHS CSO and Financial Service Offices (Multiple Presentations)
  • Leadership Institute – Kent, WA (Multiple Presentations)
  • Microsoft Corporation

The Art of Assessment Concerning Child Abuse and Neglect 

  • Biannual Presentation to Seattle University’s Graduate Psychology Class on Assessment – Seattle, Washington (1996 – 2002)
  • 2001 Dependency Law Conference – Seattle, WA

Domestic Violence

  • 2002 Greater Puget Sound Domestic Violence Conference (see article) – Keynote Speaker
  • Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse of Island County, WA
  • 2002 Evergreen Hospitals Symposium on Domestic Violence – Kirkland, WA – Keynote Speaker
  • Kelso Police Department – “On Stalking and Domestic Violence” – 2010
  • Port Townsend Law Enforcement, Hospitals and Social Services – 2013 (multiple trainings)
  • STOP – Aberdeen, WA- 1996

Multi-Disciplinary Trainings on the De-escalation of Aggression and Communication with Mentally Ill and Emotionally Disturbed Individuals

  • Ellensburg, WA – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Goldendale, WA – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Grays Harbor, WA – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Idaho Falls, Idaho – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Sunnyside, WA – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Twin Falls, Idaho – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Oregon Executive Development Institute – Warm Springs, OR – – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • San Juan County, WA – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)
  • Wahkaikum & Pacific Counties, WA – Multi-disciplinary training (police, parole/probation, domestic violence advocates, social services staff)

Specialized Trainings & Keynote Address

  • “‘Bath Salts’ (Cathinone Drugs) & Psychopathic Personalities – 2012 Presentation for the Washington State CIT Conference
  • “Behind the Mask: Tactical Communication with Psychopathic Individuals” – 2012 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International Conference
  • “Dealing with Passive Aggressive and Passive Clients in Family Interventions– Catholic Community Services – Everett, WA

  • “Don’t Let Suicide By Cop Become Homicide of Cop” – International Law Enforcement Education & Training Association (ILEETA) – Chicago, IL – 2014 – (in collaboration with Don Gulla of Arrestling

  • “Frequent Fliers: Dealing with Suicidal, Repeat Users – Planning for Emergency Response” – 2011 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) International Conference
  • “Interventions for People with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder” – WA Mental Health Counselors Association
  • “Justice and Compassion” – 2014 Virginia State CIT Conference – Short Pump, Virginia
  • “Lifelines in the Dark: Communication with Seriously Mentally Ill Individuals” – WA State Children’s Justice Conference – 2007
  • “MAD, BAD, SAD . . . AND EVIL: The Psychopathology of Active Shooters” to the Oregon Executive Development Institutute – 2015
  • “The Marty Smith Project” – Contribution of the Verbal De-escalation Module for a comprehensive safety training for all licensed mental health agencies in the state of Washington
  • “On Parasuicidal Behavior” to the Suicide Prevention Action Network of Idaho (Sept., 2010)
  • “On Sociopathic Behaviors and Intimidating Inmates” to the Washington Corrections Education Association Conference
  • “Suicide by Cop” – Washington State Crime Prevention 2011 Conference
  • “Tact and Improvisation: Two Essential Skills for Security Professionals” – 2012 ASIS International Washington Chapter Yearly Meeting
  • “Tactical Communication with Examinees” – Maryland Polygrapher’s Association 2014 Conference
  • “What Excited Delirium is Not” – Canadian Centre for the Prevention of In-Custody Death”–– (Multiple Presentations)
  • “What Excited Delirium is Not” – Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths – – Las Vegas, NV – (Multiple Presentations)
  • “What My Own Mentally Ill Family Members Have Taught Me” – 2011 NAMI Washington Yearly Conference

“Grand Rounds” – Staffing Regarding Difficult or Dangerous Clients

  • Kitsap Mental Health (Multiple Presentations)
  • YWCA – Seattle, Washington – 2012

Train the Trainer

  • Compass Housing – Seattle, WA
  • Eastside Fire and Rescue – Issaquah, Washington
  • King County Washington – 9-1-1 Dispatcher’s Training
  • King County Washington – Correctional Officers

International Presentations

  • Athens, Greece – Open Training of “Grace under Fire”
  • Birmingham, England – Mental Health Services – Birmingham, England
  • Canadian Institute for the Prevention of In-custody Death
  • Chelsea and Kensington Borough – (Multiple Presentations) – London, England
  • Eagle Ridge Hospital – Port Moody, British Columbia – Canada
  • Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Offices – London, England
  • Hammersmith and Fulham Borough – Child Protective Services – London, England
  • ON Telecoms – Athens, Greece
  • Ridge Meadows Hospital – Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada