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Event Name:
Advanced 40-Hour Dispatch School


MACNLOW’s Advanced 40-Hour Dispatch School enables attendees to meet all SNC Module II requirements (MNA2022-2926) by attending all five days for $699 or any one-day course for $275.  Our team utilizes a unique & practical combination of lecture, personal assessments, small group exercises, skill building exercises, and role play to cement learning in the following areas. 

This course focuses on helping telecommunicators learn innovative ways to capture information, frame effective 
questions, the psychological dynamics of domestic violence, and methods to enhance safety of the responding officers.  SNC approved with Module II(a) endorsement; MNA200608E

Attendees will discuss facts, statistics, and myths about suicide and suicidal callers, practice their reflective listening skills, discuss crucial direct questions to ask to keep the caller talking, and gain call handling methods proven effective for others. The course also addresses telecommunicator stress and self-care techniques and resources.  SNC approved with Module II (b) endorsement; MNA2022-2920

A comprehensive overview to define “terrorism;” identify the similarities and differences between “Domestic” and “International” terrorism; identify common misconceptions related to terrorists; discuss potential terrorist targets; identify and define eight (8) potential terrorist threats/acts; identify the role of Fusion Centers in suspicious incident reporting; define NIMS and its purpose; identify possible resources and tactics used to mitigate loss of life following a large scale terrorist incident; and more!  SNC approved with Module II (e) endorsement; MNA2022-2931

Attendees will complete a Stress Response Profile to analyze their individual stress levels with an emphasis on the challenges of a dispatching career, both in terms of tasks and toxic people, utilize the Thought Reframing and FIT/S/ACE approaches to handling stress, and examine individual approaches and develop skills for minimizing, 
preventing and heading off stress.  SNC approved with Module II (d) endorsement; MNA2022-2930

Utilizing 911 cases which pinpoint various types of liability, this course analyzes liability issues, examines common elements of liability, looks at why people sue, examines the typical process of a lawsuit, develops measures for reducing and/or preventing liability, demonstrates courtroom testimony procedures and pitfalls, and considers “best practices” for telecommunicators and supervisors.  SNC approved with Module II (c) endorsement; MNA2022-2929

The cost for the full week course is $699 per person.  Individual one-day classes may be taken at a cost of $275 per day; to register for a one-day course, please return to the course calendar and click on the individual course or contact our office at 517-925-1434 or for assistance.




Event Date:
9/26/2022 - 9/30/2022

Event Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Mason Oceana 911
9160 N Oceana Drive
Pentwater, MI 49449

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9/26/2022 - 9/30/2022