The East Midlands Branch hosted a full day workshop to develop members’ formal debriefing techniques, an excellent and thought-provoking session run my Nigel Humphreys from the East Midlands Committee. The day included a series of structured group activities:
Reviewing the NOS against their own role
Completed a personal learning style questionnaire
Peer reviewed & benchmarked several debrief reports
Demonstrated use of the experiential learning cycle as a debriefing methodology
Explored the Joint Decisions Model as a debriefing model
Explored several communication styles
Reflected upon their own style / performance as a facilitator
This excellent day, attended by 8 EPS members can be duplicated elsewhere in UK, contact the branch chair – Andy McCombe – for more details.
It isn’t often that any workshop planned for a Friday draws a full crowd but the strategic coordination event hosted by Chair of the East Midlands Branch, Andy McCombe, all but filled the lecture theatre at Leicestershire Police HQ on the 21st September. Delegates from across the East Midlands were there to participate in training […]
The first joint Branch and Professional Working Group seminar was held at Leicestershire Police HQ on 12 July. Thirty five members and paying guests spent an informative day learning about the threat, defence measures, training and exercising plus a case study. Due to the raised profile of CBRN in UK it is hoped that the CBRN PWG will work with other branches to develop learning. Andy McCombe, Chair of the East Midlands Branch, said that it was great to see so many members from other branches making the trip to improve their knowledge and network with other members and guests.