Watch Sample Media Footage: https://youtu.be/rXix5nRexYI
Guest anchoring national media: https://youtu.be/A9Jn4vqi-lQ
Speaking about human trafficking red flags: https://youtu.be/bJaPgFr2Wro
Program Opening Invocation: https://youtu.be/nwrpQVTPJUs
Is That a Threat? Distinguishing Danger From Drama
The message is vague but ominous: “I’m coming for you.” But is that enough to pursue a case? Do you call the police? ,This program will discuss the types of surrounding circumstances that will enable you to make that type of decision. Incorporating criminal law, psychological research, and case examples, this program will discuss modern methods of investigating and utilizing circumstantial evidence, to distinguish danger from drama.
Are You Lying to Me?
Whether you are sizing up a new love interest or conducting a threat assessment analysis, credibility is key. Yet both personally and professionally, judging credibility is a multifaceted analysis. This seminar will present a unique method of judging credibility, including a fascinating overview of the psychology and empirical research behind reading people skills, presented in an entertaining and interactive format. Learn what to look for, where to look, and how to interpret what you see.
When Silence is Not Golden: How to Hear Signs of Quiet Quitting
Consider the employee who while once passionate and productive, now does the bare minimum. No longer the enthusiastic go-getter working long hours, the quiet quitter merely “meets expectations,” as is no doubt reflected on their annual evaluation. What happened? This program will reveal and discuss how quiet quitting is both predictable, and preventable
Charm and Disarm: Winning Over Difficult People
When you know how to communicate, you can win over anyone--quickly. Learn the communication techniques specifically designed to accommodate challenging traits, build rapport, and establish common ground with the most difficult personalities. It is easier than you think.
A Fresh Approach to Bedside Manner: Cultivating Chemistry and Credibility
When interacting with patients, delivery matters. Whether bearing good or bad news, cultivating chemistry and credibility impacts patient reaction, response, and recovery. Bringing a post-pandemic perspective to reading patient personalities, this program will revitalize the concept of bedside manner from the emergency room to the operating room, using engaging, informative examples backed by a rich body of evidence, both empirical and anecdotal.
When Red Flags Look Red Hot: Separating Danger From Desire
Learn the methodology that will revolutionize your approach to reading people. Incorporating over 28 years of experience as a prosecutor working with victims, corroborated by abundant psychological research, this program will explain how we fall for charming manipulators, and how to make better decisions about whom we invite into our lives.
Spotting a Sexual Harasser in the Making
Sexual harassers are not created overnight. They evolve. As with time-lapse photography, if you are paying attention, you will notice the change. This program will describe the unique warning signs and precursor behaviors that indicate a harasser-in-the-making is testing the boundaries, and what to do.
Remote Controlled: How Modern Abusers Exploit Technology
From clandestine home surveillance, to smart phone and computer programs, to GPS devices, tech savvy perpetrators use electronic proficiency to threaten, stalk, dominate, and intimidate victims. This program will explain how to combat contemporary digital coercion, including the latest technology.
Lessons from the Dark Side: Spotting Sexual Predators and Cyberstalkers
Learn how to recognize sexual predators through recognizing the psychological strategies and techniques they use to seduce their prey. Drawing from a broad spectrum of empirical research and experience , this seminar is designed to expose the effective strategies of seduction predators use to lure victims, and how to recognize them before another victim is claimed.
Sexual Predators: The Science Behind the Seduction
The statistics are devastating. Sexual predators are able to amass literally hundreds of victims because they are masters of relationship building and impression management. Using real case studies as examples, this program will expose the powerful strategies of seduction used by sexual predators, their astonishing ability to beguile often intelligent victims and their families, and explain the well-documented psychology behind their success.
“Danger in the Zoom Room: Spotting Red Flags on Virtual Platforms”
In a day and age where professional and social lives have both gone virtual, our threat assessment skills must also. Dangerous individuals are not just grievance collecting in their living room, or sowing discontent in the office break room, they are in your Zoom room. This program will discuss the art of reading red flags on virtual platforms, where digital clues can be enormously revealing.
When Fans Become Fanatical, How to Spot Cyber Stalkers
Offline celebrity chasing is like hailing a taxi in the rain—you can never catch their attention. Yet online, star gazers are not relegated to admiration from afar, social media facilitates direct contact. And you do not have to be famous to attract Twitter trolls and Facebook stalkers; you just need to have a digital footprint. This seminar will discuss how to recognize online red flags signaling that a cyber stalker is seeking to infiltrate your virtual boundaries of privacy. It will present tips for safe cyber security on social media and company websites, and threat assessment strategies to determine when an online fan has become fanatical.
Reading Red Flags: Protect Yourself and Your Community
Fighting crime takes a community. Law enforcement and security professionals must remain vigilant regarding red flags that may reveal dangerous proclivities in persons of interest and associates. Providing a unique perspective, Reading Red Flags will discuss the art of reverse-criminal profiling: detecting the signs and symptoms of potential danger before a crime is committed. Integrating cutting edge research in psychology, sociology, and criminology, this program will enhance awareness regarding what to look for, where to look, and how to interpret what you see.
The Theology of Wellness: Biblical Strategies for Health and Happiness:
From health to happiness, money to marriage, this provocative and timely program will share biblical words of wisdom illustrating the power of Scripture to revolutionize lives in a practical yet powerful fashion. As both prosecutor and Ph.D. in Theology, Dr. Patrick provides a persuasive, inspirational method of planting seeds in receptive soil designed to grow into a connection with the vine of truth.
Invisible Chains: The Human Side of Human Trafficking
If you were to scan the crowd at a public event in an attempt to spot signs of human trafficking—could you? What would you look for? From personal appearance, to body language, to relational dynamics, this program will incorporate a mix of psychology, law, and real case studies to equip attendees with the tools to better perceive and recognize human trafficking in public venues, enhancing their ability to join the fight to stamp out this insidious crime
Workplace Violence: How to Prevent the Unpredictable
The safest mindset in the modern workplace is not paranoia, but preparedness. This program will teach you how to recognize potentially dangerous employees, and what to do with what you see.
Workplace Sensitivity and Implicit Bias: From Recognition, to Response, to Resolution
Designed to boost morale and avoid legal liability, this program will present best practices in achieving a thriving, productive, inclusive workplace of equal opportunity through a lively discussion of diversity and implicit bias, cultural competence, and a healthy dose of sensitivity training.
Choosing the Perfect Zoom Shirt: Managing Your Virtual Impression
Need the right outfit for an important virtual interview, meeting, or Friday night Zoom date? This program will show you how to select the perfect fit. Exploring the psychology behind the well-documented phenomena of being judged by appearances, this program will help you make a splash both personally and professionally, through using a variety of styles, fashion trends, and other methods of visual self-expression.
Experiencing the Pandemic Silver Lining
Without discounting the tragedy and loss, this program will focus on the positive impact of pandemic restrictions. From more time spent with family, to money saved on commuting and travel, this program will provide a much-needed ray of hope and healthy optimism to brighten a challenging time, illustrating how to weather uncertainty by forecasting positivity.
The Bonding Power of Social Distancing
Being forced to stay apart brought us closer together. Learn how to capitalize on the unique post-pandemic opportunity to build rapport, trust, and stronger relationships with anyone.
Managing Difficult People on Zoom
Difficult people are hard enough to manage in person; they can be uniquely challenging to reign in remotely. In this program, you will enhance your ability to do exactly that-- effectively communicate virtually, with a wide variety of difficult people. By altering the way you perceive and respond to temperament and behavior in a virtual setting, you will enhance your ability to accommodate challenging personalities.
Cyber Optics: Perceiving Personality, Credibility, and Danger Accurately perceiving personality and judging credibility is a multifaceted analysis, which is particularly challenging in cyberspace. This program will present cutting edge psychological research revealing how to read people through online profiles, and how personality traits expressed in cyberspace are often a more accurate assessment of character than in person assessment. It will also reveal the qualities that have been proven to be most important when judging temperament and credibility, and how to best perceive them online.
Cybersleuthing, Predatory Friending, and the new “Face” of Cyber Security – Navigating Legal and Ethical Virtual Minefields
In an age of electronic communication and social networking, security experts, investigators, and private citizens must be aware of their ethical and professional responsibilities and how they apply within the increasingly public realm of modern electronic communication. This program will discuss best practices in using popular social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and how the use of such services both professionally and personally can raise ethical issues relating to disclosure of private information, invasion of privacy, defamation, and more.
Teleworking is a Team Sport: How to Stay in the Game
This program will cover the importance of team playing from the sidelines, during this (hopefully temporary ) period of time where no one is on the field. Through a mix of accessibility, attention, and engagement, employees can survive and thrive, through concentration and camaraderie, from the comfort of home.
Your Body, Your Brain, or the Ballgame? Reading Red Flags on a First Date
Wouldn't it be nice to separate the disinterested from the desirable on the first date? This seminar will teach you how to spot the keepers during your first meeting—when you are most objective. Learn to recognize verbal and visual signals indicating desire, disinterest, and danger, how choice of attire and date location reveal both attention and intention, and more.
Five Red Flags Your Relationship is Over . . . and How to Reverse Course
When your partner transitions from talk to text, and from lighting up your inbox to “going dark,” the bloom may be off the rose. Yet before you write your relational obituary, consider several methods of resurrecting romance, and reigniting passion.
Networking as High-Speed Connection: How to Spark Chemistry with Anyone
From the boardroom to the bedroom, creating our future means cultivating connections. Research shows that we size up new people within the first few seconds—often based on one factor—selective attention. Professionally and personally, people who seem to “only have eyes” for us are uniquely attractive. Modern day networking is most successful through talking not texting.
Leveling the Playing Field: Elimination of Bias in the Workplace
This program will cover laws regarding bias and discrimination and how they apply specifically within the workplace. You will learn how to recognize bias, how to identify signs of both overt and subtle bias, and how to prevent bias and discrimination from the boardroom to the break room, and when dealing with clients.
High Noon in the Workplace: Regulating Marijuana Use in States Gone Green
Even in states which have rolled out the green carpet for legal marijuana use, employers can still implement standards designed to maintain a safe, productive workplace. This program will discuss how employers balance employee rights to indulge with company safety standards. It will also cover how to detect and deal with compromised clarity and productivity.
Areas of Expertise
· Threat Assessment and Management – Perceiving predators and protecting the prey
· Workplace Violence – Prevent the unpredictable
· Sexual Assault / Sexual Harassment – Patterns make the predator
· Stalking/ Cyberstalking – Spotting subtle signs of deviant pursuit
· Human Trafficking/ Vice – Counterintuitive methods of detection
· Domestic Violence/ Child Abduction/ Abuse – Detecting and diagnosing victims of a silent epidemic
· Sexually Violent Predators/ Child predators – Subtle seduction: lessons from the dark side
The Theology of Wellness: Scripture-based solutions for health and happiness
Crime and Rehabilitation – Balancing grace and justice
· Alternatives to Sentencing – Making the punishment fit both the crime and the criminal
· Cultural Competence/ Elimination of Bias – Leveling the playing field
· Negotiation/ Trial Skills – Success through litigating differently
· Winning Over Difficult People – A unique method of breaking the ice with challenging personalities
· Reading People and Judging Credibility – Surprising “tells” to detect deception
· Substance Abuse/ Mental Health – Creative methods of detection and accommodation
· Ethics and Professionalism– Ethics and personal integrity for any profession
Coaching: Dr. Wendy Patrick offers interactive media coaching and public speaking preparation sessions for individuals, business executives, political candidates, corporations, and organizations of every kind. Her programs incorporate cutting-edge research on image management, interpersonal dynamics, and viewer receptivity. .
Please contact Dr. Patrick directly for rates at firstname.lastname@example.org