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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
Dr. David Perrodin, PhD: Safety Doc Episode 55: Communication & Trust Failures of Custer’s Last Stand

Dr. David Perrodin, PhD: Safety Doc Episode 55: Communication & Trust Failures of Custer’s Last Stand

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin explains how Custer’s last stand, in a relatively “modern” 1876 was less attributable to being outnumbered 4:1 and much more precipitated by worn-down soldiers, severed lines of communication, hubris and a dwindling trust of those in leadership role.  The lessons of Custer’s last are an example of applying linear actions to a non-linear event.  Similar failures can be[Read More…]

by December 27, 2017 0 comments Video
Safety Doc Podcast #55: 2017 in Review & Lessons Learned from Custer’s Last Stand

Safety Doc Podcast #55: 2017 in Review & Lessons Learned from Custer’s Last Stand

PODCAST-Dr. Perrodin shares a fun set of anecdotes as he ultimately reflects upon his most powerful podcasts of 2017, acknowledges leadership lessons from Custer’s last stand and closes with an argument that, on many fronts, we are living in the best of times.   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode:  https://tinyurl.com/SDP55   EPISODE TOPICS Driving my aunt to pay her[Read More…]

by December 26, 2017 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 EPISODE 53 “The Anatomy of Panic” – Research Confirms That People Believe What They Are Told

SAFETY DOC EPISODE 53 “The Anatomy of Panic” – Research Confirms That People Believe What They Are Told

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin describes research findings from the War of the Words hysteria and the reluctance by the MOST fearful people to confirm single source statements still happens today.  He offers additional perspectives on parents nixing the DC 8th grade class trip due to terrorism attack fears. David loved working at Menards in college and still has a gifted Menards beach[Read More…]

by December 4, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_053 The Anatomy of Panic – Why The MOST Afraid People are the LEAST Likely to Confirm Information

SDP_053 The Anatomy of Panic – Why The MOST Afraid People are the LEAST Likely to Confirm Information

PODCAST-Research Findings from the War of the Worlds Hysteria Noting Reluctance by the Most Fearful People to Confirm Information and How This Still Happens Today | Additional Perspectives on Parents Nixing the DC 8th Grade Class Trip Due to Terrorist Attacks Fears | David Loved Working at Menards in College | Mr. Meeseeks is 6-6!   DIRECT LINK to MP3[Read More…]

by December 2, 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