Introduction to Security Concepts (90 minutes)
Creating a balance between an open and welcoming environment while maintaining safety and security is a challenge faced by many Jewish institutions. This session provides an overview of threats and a review of local security incidents. Participants gain a basic understanding of the role individuals play in fostering security and key building blocks such as the interplay between physical and procedural security. This training provides an introduction to identifying, assessing, and reacting to signs of suspicious behavior. It also includes an overview of active assailants. Recognizing that each institution is unique, time is allotted for Q&A. Minimum of 25 registered participants.
Greeter, Usher, Receptionist, and Volunteer Training (90 minutes)
This training provides those who welcome people to Jewish institutions with strategies and tools to foster a welcoming atmosphere while maintaining security. Topics include situational awareness and behavioral recognition, emergency response plans, and communication. Simple role playing and Q&A is used to reinforce the training. Minimum of 25 registered participants.
A.L.I.C.E Training (Three hours)
A.L.I.C.E. (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training classes
provide preparation and a plan for individuals and organizations to handle the threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter event. CJP JEMS can work with your local police department to deliver tailored ALICE-based training for your staff and community. The session includes both lecture and hands-on activities and drills. Minimum of 20 registered participants.
De-escalation Training (Three hours)
De-escalation is an interpersonal process of engaging with someone who is upset or agitated and helping them to calm down. Our training covers the following elements:
- Typical reactions to conflict or aggression
- The ABCD Model:
Assess (what is going on, threat level)
Build rapport (connecting, nonverbal behavior, setting)
Communicate (what questions to ask and how to ask them, goals)
Debrief (with protagonist, peers, supervisors)
- Combining physiological, emotional, and cognitive techniques in de-escalation
NOTE: Participants in this training must have completed active assailant training such as A.L.I.C.E., CRASE, or Run, Hide, Fight prior to enrolling in this session. This training is not applicable in all situations. Minimum of 25 registered participants.
Medical Training (Eight hours over two days)
CJP JEMS offers American Red Cross First Aid, Stop the Bleed tourniquet training, and CPR/AED training as a coordinated series. Each eight-hour course of instruction is divided into two, four-hour sessions scheduled on different days. Sessions are typically scheduled on two Wednesday mornings or afternoons, or two Sunday mornings or afternoons. Maximum of 10 registered participants.