Effective Communication in the Midst of Stress


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We have many training products for the general public and that target bullying, but the most products we have are  for public safety professionals. Just click on a link to learn more about each product.

  • Peace Stories – Law Enforcement / Corrections Editions — The power of stories comes from the long-lasting impact they have on us. Everyone has their share of war stories and to make training more successful, people need to hear these examples of situations where a person’s behavior or use of words resulted in peaceful outcomes. These peace-story videos were recorded in 2010 and each DVD has 22 of the best. A DVD with stories specific for home and work is also available.
  • Tactical ManeuveringJack Hoban, a training partner of Verbal Defense & Influence, teaches a Conflict Resolution Courses that addresses physical, verbal and cross-cultural conflict. One component of this course are Jack’s Tactical Maneuver Concepts, which he teaches as a natural precursor to any defense-tactics technique.
  • Online Public Safety Community — a membership program that provides ongoing training and education to police, corrections and security professionals via a members-only website and monthly teleseminars. Verbal Defense & Influence is a contributor to this community along with other members of the Vistelar Group.


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Confidence in Conflict Book