The Bulletproof Mind

Posted: Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:12am Updated: Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:25pm

Allen County School Safety Commission and the Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy Present:

Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman

Lt. Colonel Dave Grossman is one of the world’s leading experts on interpersonal aggression and violence.  He was a West Point Psychology Professor and an Army ranger.  His books include the Pulitzer nominated, “On Killing:  The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society” and “Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill:  A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence”. Lt. Colonel Grossman was a trainer of health professionals, police, and first responders after the school shootings in:  Jonesboro, Arkansas; Springfield, Oregon; Littleton, Colorado; West Nickel Mines Amish School, Pennsylvania; and Virginia Tech.  He has presented his findings to over 20 colleges and universities in North America and Europe. He was also invited to present to the annual conventions of the AMA, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Psychological Association, and was called as an expert witness and consultant in the Timothy McVeigh, Oklahoma City bombing case and the Paducah school shooting case.  He has testified before US Senate and House committees and eight different state legislatures, and his research has been cited by the President of the United States in a national address.

Topics will include:

  • the new killer in the 21st century
  • similarities of school and workplace terror
  • violent visual imagery
  • surviving wounds
  • understanding stress response
  • post traumatic stress indicators and management

Cost:
There is no cost for this training. Professional Growth Points, CEU’s and Law Enforcement hours will be available.

When:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Where: Address Changed 08/14/2014

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Walb International Ballroom
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

**Parking available in adjacent garage

Target Audience:
School administrators, school staff, school resource officers, law enforcement, first responders, mental health professionals 

Agenda:
Registration begins at 7:30- a.m.
Training hours will be 8:30—3:30, with a one hour break for lunch (lunch not provided)

Questions:
Contact David Woodward at (317) 232-6975 or dwoodwar@doe.in.gov.

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