For Churches

De-Escalation Training For Churches?

Churches are not exempted from conflicts breaking out. To diffuse the state of affairs before things escalate, proper training is required for everyone in charge of ensuring the safety of church attendees. De-escalation training at Resolution Education will help them learn how to keep order amongst all attendees in case something unexpected happens. It will help them see the early signs of conflict and thus learn to effectively intervene and diffuse the situation.

De-escalation training for churches at Resolution Education is explicitly designed to ensure that the right techniques are being applied to get the best possible outcomes. This is why those in charge of the church need to be trained with the proper methods to be prepared for every disruptive situation. When faced with a disruptive and confrontational person, acting on instinct can be harmful to the situation.

How To Understand Emotions To De-Escalate Conflicts

During a conflict, we tend to act on emotion. Even if you have good intentions, things may not always be perceived in the same way as you mean them. The disturbed individual might be reading meaning in every word and action of yours. This is where training in verbal and non-verbal de-escalation strategies will be of use since you will be aware of all the do’s and don’t’s of stressful situations.

There are no exact words you can say to make people simmer down. Our de-escalation techniques are a set of guidelines to follow to make sure the situation does not escalate and that you remain in command of it. It might seem absurd, but you might be more in control if you conduct yourself in a non-controlling manner.

The philosophy of de-escalation is simple to comprehend, but implementing these techniques takes practice. Since disruptive episodes in the church aren’t a daily occurrence, we advise the trainees to practice their learnings in their daily interactions consistently. This will ensure that if a conflict does occur, they will know exactly what to do to diffuse the situation while ensuring everyone’s safety effectively.

The Practical Outcomes Of Training For Church Staff

Through our extensive programs and a comprehensive study of de-escalation, you will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of how these techniques work and how to implement them in your interactions.
  • Learn how to identify and respond to physical threats with body language and voice tone inside the church.
  • Become familiar with handling stressful events such as a member becoming physically aggressive through our Role-playing exercises.

Why Choose Resolution Education For Your Church Staff?

Resolution Education’s de-escalation program for churches is fully customisable so you can focus on the issues most important to you and your team. Through Resolution Education physical OVA programs, church staff will learn how to restrain and subdue a violent individual safely.

Our de-escalation and non-physical OVA programs will teach church staff to use their verbal and non-verbal skills to diffuse situations. To find out more about our de-escalation training programs that can be fully catered to your church, call us today at 1300 884 589.

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