19th Annual New England
Crisis Negotiators Conference

Registration for our 19th Annual Conference is now open!
Please use this link to register.

All registration must be completed online by March, 18 2019.

This year's conference will be held at Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor in Plymouth, MA from April 29th until May 1st. The conference is open to all officers who are tasked with hostage / crisis negotiations. Officers from state, local and federal law enforcement agencies, sheriff’s departments, corrections, and military police units are invited. Mental health and behavioral science practitioners working with law enforcement, parole, and probation personnel are welcome. Conference Dinner followed by a comedy performance by Vinnie T and Artie Januario

Please visit the CONFERENCE page or download our brochure here for further registration and event details, including schedules and discounted room rates.

40 Hour Basic Crisis Negotiation Course
[Waltham, MA | May 13-17, 2019]

Bentley University Police Department will host a week-long Basic Crisis Negotiation Course offered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The training is designed for seasoned law enforcement personnel who will serve as crisis/hostage negotiators. The course is not intended for first responders or executive managers.

The course will be held at Bentley University, Jennison Hall, Room 212, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA and will commence at 9:00 am on May 13, 2019 and conclude at 5:00 pm on May 17, 2019. The training includes classroom instruction, case studies, and role-play exercises. Attendees will be expected to actively participate.

For more details, download the flyer or visit our TRAINING page.

40 Hour Basic Crisis Negotiation Course
[Hooksett, NH | July 15-19, 2019]

Manchester Police Department and Southern New Hampshire University will host a week-long Basic Crisis Negotiation Course offered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The training is designed for seasoned law enforcement personnel who will serve as crisis/hostage negotiators. The course is not intended for first responders or executive managers.

The course will be held at Southern New Hampshire University, Webster Hall, 2526-2598 North River Road, Hooksett, New Hampshire and will commence at 9:00 am on July 15, 2019 and conclude at 5:00 pm on July 19, 2019. The training includes classroom instruction, case studies, and role-play exercises. Attendees will be expected to actively participate.

For more details, download the flyer or visit our TRAINING page.

Suicide and Aging – A Gatekeepers Workshop
[2, 4, or 8 hrs]

This training focuses on the suicide problem in the 55 and older age group. Gatekeepers are people who, through their personal , professional or volunteer activities, have regular contact with older adults. After the training participants will be able to assess an older adults suicide risk, intervene with an individual at risk, and connect older adults with ongoing professional help.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors(LADC).

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Janice McCarthy.

JMcCarthy@FSMV.org
(978) 327-6658

Samaritans Training Facilitator

Middle Aged Men and Suicide – A Troubling Trend
[2 hrs]

The Samaritans of the Merrimack Valley is offering this FREE DPH-funded training. This training focuses on the alarming number of suicide deaths in the 35-64 year old male demographic. After the training, participants will be able to identify risk and protective factors and warning signs, ask questions about suicide risk, develop a safety plan and provide middle aged men with resources.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors(LADC).

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Janice McCarthy.

JMcCarthy@FSMV.org
(978) 327-6658

Samaritans Training Facilitator

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President
Philip Hadden
Trumbull Police Department
Vice President
Sgt Mark P. Morrison
Londonderry, NH Police Dept
Vice President
Maj Mark A. Knott
West Warwick, RI Police Dept
Secretary
Sgt Ashley Affonco
Lynn Police Department
Treasurer
Sal Mirabella Jr.
Lexington Police (Retired)
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