Dr. Sean Lawler earned his Doctor of Management degree from Colorado Technical University where he concentrated in Homeland Security Studies. Dr. Lawler’s doctoral research focused on methods by which school administrators may disrupt an active shooter event or terrorist attack upon an American school. Dr. Lawler graduated from Strayer University in 1994 with a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration and he is a 1992 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, where he studied engineering, counterterrorism, and national security and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science.
Sean Lawler is a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). SSA Lawler has conducted international narcotics investigations in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area and he currently is assigned as the DEA Aviation Division’s Training Officer/Chief Instructor Pilot. Additionally, SSA Lawler serves as a DEA Primary Firearms Instructor, Tactical Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician, and Active Shooter Defense Instructor. Prior to joining the DEA, SSA Lawler was a Major in the US Air Force, where he served as an Instructor Pilot and a Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Case Officer and Combat Interrogator. While serving in HUMINT collections, Sean Lawler was a recipient of the Director of Central Intelligence National Exceptional Intelligence Collector’s Award.
Dr. Lawler co-founded 360 Resilience Group with two doctoral cohort members who have a broad range of expertise, including military combat experience, emergency management, and counterterrorism. 360 Resilience Group was founded to provide scientific, evidence-based education and training to organizations to survive extreme adverse situations and mitigate the after-effects, thus aiding recovery and resiliency.
Revealing the Secrets of Successful Crisis Response: Mindset, Training, and ResiliencySuccessful crisis response planning begins today. Your ability to adapt and overcome challenges plays a crucial role in one's survival of acute life-threatening events, as well as chronic, long-term stress. Viewing threatening situations as opportunities rather than threats elicits a physiological "challenge response," rather than a negative stress response in the body.
- Learn that stress is not always harmful, but it is, in fact, essential to growth.
- Learn how to develop a mindset which elicits a "challenge response," rather than a stress response.
- Learn methods of developing real mental resiliency.
- Learn how to evaluate potential threats and develop situational awareness of any environment.
- Learn how to perform the most important elements of emergency life-saving measures.
- Change your view of stress as always harmful.
- Participants will learn how to elicit a challenge response to stress and change their brain's biochemistry.
- Participants will learn techniques gleaned from the scientific literature on developing resiliency.
- Participants will learn how to build situational awareness of their environment to improve safety.
- Participants will learn the number one cause of preventable death on the battlefield and how to stop it.