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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

LE 255 - Crisis (Hostage) Negotiations


Credit Hours: 2

This course, structured as a seminar, is designed to provide the negotiator with the fundamentals of negotiations, role of the first responder, tactical role of negotiator, active listening skills, the concepts of abnormal psychology, and other skills essential to neutralizing a bad situation in which lives are in potential jeopardy.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this seminar, the student will be able to:

  • define the philosophy of crisis negotiation;
  • explain the types of situations in which a skilled negotiator may be able to de­ fuse a potentially bad situation;
  • illustrate core negotiation concepts;
  • list the priorities to be identified and implemented when arriving at scene of incident; and
  • note common errors created by negotiators.


Year Round (N)