$50 – $300

Personal Security Training - Thailand - September 4-5, 6, 2019

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Chiang Mai


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$150 per person for ABWE Missionaries

$50 per person for 3rd Day of Advance Security training

This training is designed to meet ABWE security requirements for countries where our personnel work.

Training & Topics

This is an active and interactive course! The course incorporates both classroom learning and indoor/outdoor training and role-play sessions while covering a host of pertinent topics facing WCEs (Western Christian Expatriates) working in both open and restricted access areas including:

Laying the Foundation: Developing a theology of risk and Living Personal Security in the Context of Ministry

(Re)-Defining Safe: Security best practices for higher-risk environments

What’s In A Question? Crafting an appropriate response to questions, queries, and demands for information (and how to know the difference…)

Getting In and Staying In: Building legal, social, and moral credibility via legal status

Online Knowhow: Cyber security and social media safety and security

Abating Violence: Recognizing criminal and terrorist behaviors via body language and threat recognition

From Run, Hide, Fight to MDACC: Surviving an active Shooters and violent encounters

Surviving the Worst: A WCE’s guide to government detainment and hostage taking

Situational Awareness and the WCE: Understanding hostile Observation, surveillance, and how to detect both

Drive to Survive: A primer and course on vehicle safety and security

…and much, much more!!

This class is intended to help our missionaries understand the threats and learn how to minimize loss of life and ministry opportunity. We desire for you to be better prepared to deal with the growing global threat to the ministers of the Gospel. Our goal is to build into your lives and ministries the awareness of potential threats and how to prevent, mitigate, and manage them so ministry can continue.

-Mark Hewlett, Director of Security and Crisis Management,


Dress is business casual/casual. Jeans are appropriate. The course will involve some training activities that will include moving from a seated or standing positon to laying on the floor or ground so loose fitting clothes are recommended for the second day of training.

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