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SAFETY DOC EPISODE 56: Novel Idea or Wasted Money? Army & Homeland Security Plan to Use Video Games to Prep Teachers for Shooters

SAFETY DOC EPISODE 56: Novel Idea or Wasted Money? Army & Homeland Security Plan to Use Video Games to Prep Teachers for Shooters

VIDEO-On 12-28-2015 FEMA released the free course: IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do. The course is comprehensive and recommended by the Safety Doc. Yet, it’s relegated to the long list of unknown or dreadfully under-utilized no-cost FEMA offerings centered to public safety. Dr. Perrodin believes that the FEMA IS-907 course should have been promoted as the recommended training prior[Read More…]

by January 2, 2018 0 comments Video
Safety Doc Podcast 56: Will it Work? Army & DHS Prep Teachers for Active Shooters with Video Games

Safety Doc Podcast 56: Will it Work? Army & DHS Prep Teachers for Active Shooters with Video Games

PODCAST-The Army and Homeland Security announced the release of a no-cost computer-based simulation that trains teachers how to respond in an active shooter situation at a school. Forum commenters felt the instruction is an encroachment on 2nd Amendment rights and that there had been little analysis of the design and intended rollout of the program. Dr. Perrodin debates the good,[Read More…]

by January 1, 2018 0 comments Partner
SAFETY DOC PODCAST 54: Most People Ignore Exit Signs & The [Virtual] Dagger to Youth Reconnaissance

SAFETY DOC PODCAST 54: Most People Ignore Exit Signs & The [Virtual] Dagger to Youth Reconnaissance

VIDEO – Dr. Perrodin shares entertaining anecdotes of tacky Christmas inflatables, his reasons for migrating to PodBean, tinkering with his new ZoomH4Npro, why virtual reality fieldtrips in schools will be all the rage and vulnerable to delivering political or social agendas and further painting formative years reconnaissance as being dangerous (this is spurious logic) and how singularity will save at[Read More…]

by December 18, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_054 The Mass Psychology of Disasters: 8 Findings That Don’t Fit the Narrative

SDP_054 The Mass Psychology of Disasters: 8 Findings That Don’t Fit the Narrative

PODCAST – Panic is far from being the typical reaction to disaster. Dr. Perrodin explains 8 findings about disaster response that doesn’t fit the typical narrative. For example, contagion behavior is simply copying the behavior of others and often leads to a sub-optimal outcome – so stop and recognize ALL options! He describes that crowd violence is seldom random and[Read More…]

by December 16, 2017 0 comments Partner
Safety Doc Podcast 52: Anxious Parents Cancel DC Class Trip – Dr. David Perrodin, PhD

Safety Doc Podcast 52: Anxious Parents Cancel DC Class Trip – Dr. David Perrodin, PhD

VIDEO – Students from North Ridgeville City School District outside of Cleveland, Ohio were notified recently their D.C. trip was canceled. Administrators called it off because of fears of a terrorist attack or a mass shooting. Dr. Perrodin disputes any merits of canceling this trip when there was not an imminent threat warning for Washington D.C.  He proposes that this[Read More…]

by November 28, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_052 Rhetoric Wins as School Trip to DC Canceled Over Fears of Attack

SDP_052 Rhetoric Wins as School Trip to DC Canceled Over Fears of Attack

PODCAST – “An eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C., can often be the highlight of grade school – see the White House, meet your member of Congress. But students from North Ridgeville City School District outside of Cleveland, Ohio were notified recently their D.C. trip was canceled. Administrators called it off because of fears of a terrorist attack or a[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 0 comments Partner
SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

Video-Dr. Perrodin proposes the term “Projected Benchmarking” which he describes as coercing people to imagine that the situation and context of the Vegas shooting could happen at any location at any moment. It’s actually quite simple to pull off this illusion as people are primed to want to express that they are prepared (whatever that means as sentinel events are[Read More…]

by October 8, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

Podcast-Dr. Perrodin explains how mass media irresponsibly portrayed the October 1, 2017, Las Vegas massacre as an act of evil that any of us could encounter, in any location, at any moment. In addition, false articles defeated algorithm “truth” filters, journalism was sacrificed for short-term ratings, the collective public anxiety rocketed with no efforts to point out the counter-balance of[Read More…]

by October 7, 2017 0 comments Partner
Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

VIDEO-High-drama multi-agency intruder response simulations transpire daily in schools across America. This hyper-realistic approach to school safety has produced a flurry of litigation centering psychological trauma for adults and children. Furthermore, theatrical drills are not supported by empirical research and differ greatly from other preparedness practices. Dr. Perrodin separates the rhetoric from the truth in this MUST WATCH episode about[Read More…]

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Video
Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

PODCAST-High-drama multi-agency intruder response simulations transpire daily in schools across America. This hyper-realistic approach to school safety has produced a flurry of litigation centering psychological trauma for adults and children. Furthermore, theatrical drills are not supported by empirical research and differ greatly from the ways schools prepare for other disasters, such as fires and tornadoes. For example, when the fire[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Partner