Unstructured Podcast – Episode 165 – Crisis Negotiation with Dr Andy Young
When things get out of hand and threats abound. Dr Andy Young is on the case. He is there on people's worst days!
Andy Young received his bachelor’s degree in Bible from Lubbock Christian University in 1993. He then completed his masters degree in Youth and Family Ministry from Abilene Christian University in 1995. As well as a masters in Community Counseling from Texas Tech University in 1999, and a doctorate in Counselor Education from Texas Tech University in 2003. Dr Andy Young has been a professor at Lubbock Christian University since 1996 and currently teaches in the undergraduate Behavioral Sciences Department, and the graduate Nursing department. He has also taught in the graduate Counseling and undergraduate Bible departments. Andy Young has worked with the Lubbock Police Department since 2000 and the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office since 2008 and currently serves on the negotiating teams for both agencies.
He also serves as a clinical director for the Critical Incident Stress Management Teams for the South Plains Regional Response Team. As well as the Lubbock Police Department and the Lubbock Fire Department, respectively. Dr. Young is a founding member and the current coordinator for the Lubbock Police Department’s Victim Services Crisis Team, which has now grown to 40 members. Dr Andy Young has many published academic articles and speaks frequently on crisis intervention, and has spoken at many state association's hostage negotiator conferences. He married his wife, Stacy, in 1995 and they have two young children.
On his 1st day, he had to talk someone out of jumping off a bridge.
Dr Andy Young, crisis negotiator on Unstructured.
— Unstructured (@unstructuredp) August 28, 2019
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