Preventing and Addressing Workplace Violence

This training focuses on preventing workplace violence by emphasizing early detection and intervention. Participants will learn to spot early signs of potential violence and will be equipped with conflict resolution, effective communication, and stress management techniques to defuse tensions. The webinar also guides developing and enforcing policies that define unacceptable behaviors and reporting procedures. Additionally, it covers response protocols and support strategies for incidents, aiming to significantly reduce the risks of workplace violence and ensure a safer work environment.

Who Should Attend Preventing and Addressing Workplace Violence Training?

Training on how to address workplace violence is essential for HR professionals, security personnel, managers, and team leaders. This class is key for anyone responsible for maintaining a safe and secure workplace, especially in environments where there’s a risk of violence. Participants will learn how to spot early signs of potential violence, which is crucial for early detection and intervention. The course equips attendees with conflict resolution techniques, practical communication skills, and stress management strategies—vital tools for preventing tension from escalating.

As part of this class, we will also discuss how to create workplace policies that define unacceptable behavior and how to report it. It covers both response protocols and support strategies for handling workplace violence, making it an invaluable resource for employers and HR teams. To reduce workplace violence risks and create a safer, more secure work environment, this training gives you everything you need.

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Preventing and Addressing Workplace Violence Training Objectives

  • Early Detection and Intervention: Understand the importance of identifying early signs of potential workplace violence and how to intervene effectively.
  • Conflict Resolution and Communication Skills: Learn conflict resolution techniques and communication skills to reduce tensions and prevent escalation.
  • Developing Effective Workplace Policies: Gain insights into creating and implementing policies that define unacceptable behaviors and reporting procedures.
  • Response Protocols for Incidents: Master immediate response strategies and support mechanisms for effectively handling incidents of workplace violence.

This training was outstanding! The emphasis on developing clear policies and effective communication strategies has been instrumental in reducing violence risks. Thanks to Ricky and his approach we’re now better prepared with response protocols and support strategies, ensuring our workplace is safer and more secure for everyone. An invaluable resource for any organization prioritizing safety.

Jose, Sr. Director in Austin, TX


How does the training teach participants to spot early signs of potential workplace violence?

The training educates participants on recognizing behavioral cues and environmental factors that may indicate a risk of workplace violence. It focuses on the importance of early detection and the role of supervision and coworkers in observing changes in behavior, communication patterns, and any signs of distress or aggression, enabling timely intervention.

What conflict resolution and communication techniques are covered to defuse tensions?

Participants will learn effective conflict resolution strategies and communication skills designed to reduce tensions and prevent the escalation of disputes. This includes active listening, empathetic engagement, clear and calm communication tactics, and techniques for negotiating resolutions, all aimed at fostering a positive and safe work environment.

What are examples of the types of policies that will be discussed for preventing workplace violence?

The training will cover the development and enforcement of comprehensive workplace policies that detail unacceptable behaviors, reporting procedures for suspicious or threatening activities, and guidelines for conflict resolution. Examples include zero-tolerance policies toward violence, procedures for confidential reporting of concerns, and frameworks for disciplinary actions and support for affected individuals.

What are the response protocols and support strategies taught for handling incidents of workplace violence?

Participants will learn immediate response strategies and post-incident support mechanisms for effectively dealing with workplace violence. This includes protocols for ensuring safety, contacting emergency services, communicating with employees and stakeholders during and after an incident, and providing counseling and support to victims and coworkers. The training will equip participants with the knowledge to manage incidents with sensitivity and decisiveness, thereby minimizing the impact and fostering recovery and healing within the workplace.

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