mini course

The Labours of Heracles - by Prof. Laurence Alison MBE

An online exercise to explore values, thoughts and beliefs - For law enforcement, military, and the general public
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reflective exercise in story form

Reflect on how you handle challenges in a safe space

The labours (stories) can be used in two principal ways:

(i) conducting them on your own as a piece of self-reflection or

(ii) in a group (led with a group facilitator).
Meet the instructor

Prof Laurence Alison MBE

Laurence Alison has an international track record of publishing on the subject of high stakes decision-making, investigative profiling and investigative interviewing. His core area of interest is social cognition and the processes by which individuals make sense of uncertain, high risk, ambiguous, complex or contradictory information, with special reference to decision inertia, anticipatory thinking and the use of simulated environments and debriefing tools to train practitioners to overcome decision inertia and to increase the efficacy of multi agency communication.

Laurence is Chair in Forensic and Investigative Psychology at the University of Liverpool, UK. He also runs

Professor Alison donates all his proceeds from this course to Alder Hey Children's Charity that supports the Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, UK.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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