Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office To Host Wisconsin Jail Association Worship On Verbalization, Proxemics, Bystander Mobilization and Crisis Intervention Strategies

October 8, 2015

The Wisconsin Jail Association is conducing an eight (8) hour workshop on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Milwaukee Country Sheriff’s Office Training Academy (9225 South 68th St, Franklin). Instructors for the workshop are from Vistelar, a Milwaukee-based conflict management training company, and will include Gary Klugiewicz, Joel Lashley, Pete Jaskulski, Mike Mastaw, Derrick S….Continue Reading »

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Milwaukee-Based Training Company Launches Online Program For Home Social And Health Workers To Increase Safety

October 1, 2015

October 1, 2015 Milwaukee, Wis. – Vistelar, a Milwaukee-based conflict-management consulting and training company, has launched an online training program for home social and health workers. This program was originally developed for an area major metropolitan hospital with 400+ social service employees and is now publicly available. This program is based on Vistelar’s Verbal Defense &…Continue Reading »

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Press Release: Online Program Launched For Public Safety Professionals That Trains How To Reduce Use-Of-Force Incidents and Stay Off YouTube

September 17, 2015

Milwaukee, Wis. – September 11, 2015 — Vistelar, the world leader in conflict management training, officially launched today a new online verbalization-training program for law enforcement and other public safety professionals in response to the national discussion about police-community communications. This eight-hour certificate program teaches how to prevent and de-escalate conflict using Vistelar’s Verbal Defense…Continue Reading »

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Press Release: Fayetteville Technical Community College To Receive Training On How To Respond To An Active Shooter Threat On Campus

August 1, 2015

Fayetteville, NC – August 3, 2015 – Dave Young, a Director at Vistelar — the world leader in conflict management training — will be conducting a 3.5 hour training program for all teachers and staff at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC). This campus safety and active shooter training is mandatory for the college’s 560 employees…Continue Reading »

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Press Release: 20-Year Veteran Of The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department Joins Vistelar

July 28, 2015

Milwaukee, Wis.   – July 28, 2015 – Vistelar, the world leader in conflict management, announced today the on-boarding of a new certified trainer for its Verbal Defense & Influence program. Derrick S. Washington Sr. of Milwaukee, WI will be joining the team of talented trainers who teach Verbal Defense & Influence in both end-user…Continue Reading »

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Hyattsville Life & Times: Hyattsville police host national verbal defense training

July 11, 2015
Hyattsville Life & Times

July 11, 2015 — The Hyattville Life & Times published a story today about how the Hyattsville City Police Department partnered with Vistelar to host a four day instructor course on Verbal Defense and Influence. Hyattsville police host national verbal defense training According to HCPD, course topics included keeping conflict from escalating into confrontations, defusing confrontations…Continue Reading »

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July 6, 2015
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July 6, 2015 — The Virginia Pilot published a story today about the use of Vistelar’s Verbal Defense & Influence program by the Suffolk Police Department. A crucial tool in the Suffolk police arsenal: Verbal skills One of the Vistelar’s certified instructors, William Shockley, was quote in the article as saying this: “This class, I personally feel,…Continue Reading »

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Press Release: New Online Conflict Management Training For Law Enforcement

July 6, 2015

Law Enforcement Now Has Access To An Online Training Program To Learn Non-Escalation and De-Escalation Skills Milwaukee, Wis. – July 6, 2015 — Vistelar, the world leader in conflict management training, is now taking orders for its online verbalization-training program in non-escalation and de-escalation. This new eight-hour certificate program eliminates two of the biggest barriers…Continue Reading »

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee Students Talking It Over With Police

July 2, 2015

June 30, 2015 — Milwaukee Police Department’s STOP (students talking it over with police) program has received a lot of media coverage recently. This community based program helps to bridge the gap between young adults and police by fostering understanding and building communication skills. It is designed to address the relationship between future young leaders (ages…Continue Reading »

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