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 workplace. The focus of this class is the prevention cycle of work- place 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.


  • 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

Optional: Active Hurter Module

If selected, this class 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 hurter 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.

Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, human resources professionals, risk managers, and security personnel

On-site Option

This class is offered exclusively as an on-site program. If the Active Hurter Module is selected, the class will become a 4-hour class.


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​Class Details

This customized class is available exclusively as an on-site program. Contact our on-site training coordinator for more information and to schedule your training!

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Course ID #VIOL102

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