To provide supervisors and managers with practical information for recognizing and addressing threats, domestic violence, bullying, suicide, and the behaviors that generally precede violence in the work- place. The focus of this seminar is the prevention cycle of workplace violence, which consists of awareness, planning, and action. Supervisors and managers will learn how to recognize the behaviors that generally precede violence in the workplace and how to place barriers to reduce the possibility of further escalation.
Optional: Active Shooter Module
If selected, this seminar may contain a module which includes a review of guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security as to what to do if/when an active shooter is in the work place. The module includes discussion of how the guidelines would apply in one’s own organization and allows participants to think through an action plan.
- Defining and recognizing workplace violence, domestic violence, and bullying
- Prevention Cycle: Awareness, Planning, Action
- Recognizing escalating behaviors, threats, and warning signs
- Prevention strategies and de-escalation
- Legal implications
- Case studies and exercises
Managers, supervisors, human resources professionals, risk managers, and security personnel