Violence in the Workplace Awareness

Violence in the workplace can come from a variety of internal and external sources and is a growing concern for organizations and individuals. While there is no easy solution to the problem, you can reduce the chances of having violence occur in your organization by being aware of several contributing factors.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain:

  • An increased understanding of a caustic workplace
  • Techniques for identifying a potentially violent person
  • Methods for deferring potentially violent situations
  • An overall awareness of violence precipitators

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Describe the profile of the caustic workplace
  • Determine the degree to which your organization fits the profile
  • Recognize the psychological profile of a potentially violent person
  • Describe methods for preventing and deterring violent situations
  • Identify the rights of the victims and the perpetrator

Course Content:

  • The psycho-social, security, and legal factors associated with violence in the workplace
  • A profile of the caustic organization
  • The potentially violent person: a psychological perspective
  • The impact on the victim
  • Analyzing the security of your organization
  • Handling and de-escalating a potentially violent situation
  • The legal perspectives on violence: the rights and responsibilities of the victim and the perpetrator

Who Should Attend:

  • Human resource managers, security personnel
  • Anyone concerned with the possibility of violence in the workplace
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