Assessing and Responding to a Threat of Violence

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Course Description:

This course will first describe the different types of incidents that have typically been categorized as workplace violence.  It will give an overview of what needs to be addressed in a workplace violence prevention program.  No tolerance policies and the concept of 'reasonably foreseeable' will be discussed.  Training strategies for all employees will be covered from both a prevention and problem recognition point of view.  Behavioral warning signs will be reviewed and individual case management options will be outlined.  Response options and documentation of complaints will also be covered.  The involvement of a case assessment team will be reviewed as well as establishing documentation guidelines for the entire process.

Course Covers:
  • Workplace Violence 'No Tolerance' Policy
  • Concept of 'Reasonably Foreseeable'
  • Training Strategies for all Employees
  • HR Working with Security/Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Proactive Control Measures/Various Scenarios
  • Behavioral Warning Signs
  • Individual Case Management Options
  • Development of a Case Assessment Team
  • Documentation of Process
  • Documenting and Handling Complaints
  • Emergency Response Options



Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course an individual will know workplace violence 'no tolerance' policy, the documentation process, handling complaints and more.  They will also have a better understanding of behavioral warning signs and individual case management options and security/employee assistance programs (EAP).


Personalized certificate awarded upon successful completion of course and final test.

Who Should Take this Course:

Security Managers, Human Resource Managers, Crisis Management Team Members, Risk Managers, Operational Managers, Supervisory Personnel, and anyone committed to enhancing their professional skills in relation to ASIS, HRCI and SHRM.

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The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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Price: $109.95 USD

Group Price: Contact for Rates

Course Length: 01:01:37

Course Presenter:

Dr. Marc McElhaney
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Delivery Method:

Online or on-site at client request

Course Completion Timeline: You will have 180 days to complete this course after enrolling

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