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Ohio School Resource Officers Association

De-escalation Techniques for the SRO


Thursday, April 12, 2018

 Hilliard Joint Safety Services Building
 5171 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
 (NW Columbus)

Flyer & Registration

How do we gain the knowledge and learn to understand how to de-escalate the many different situations that occur in the high school setting? SRO Adam Gongwer, Ontario Local Schools, has advanced training in Hostage Negotiations, Crisis Intervention and OPOTA Scenario House. Drawing on multiple years of SRO and HNT situations, Officer “Adam” will share ideas and strategies that will help lower emotional confrontations, disorderly students, and agitated individuals.

Instructor: SRO Adam Gongwer has been a SRO for ten years with the Ontario Police Dept. and has completed OPOTA Advanced HNT, FBI Basic HNT, Crisis Intervention Team, and PATC Phases I thru IV Recert.

Who Should Attend

    • School Resource Officers
    • DARE Officers
    • School Principals
    • School Teachers
    • Counselors
    • School Superintendents

    8:30   –   9:00 a.m.     Registration
    9:00   – 12:00 p.m.     Morning sessions

    Location: Hilliard Joint Safety Building
    5171 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard, Ohio. Parking is available in the front and back of the building.

    Cost: Registration fee is $31 for OSROA members and $68 for non-members. The fee includes training materials and morning refreshments. The $68 fee also includes a one year OSROA membership. Cancellations must be made 72 business hours prior to the training date.

    Flyer & Registration