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Workplace Violence: Five Strategies to Avoid a Nightmare Event
In-Person Tuesday 06/13/2023 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: People (Technical), Workplace (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn why people act out violently, and what organizations can do to minimize the risk of an event occurring in their workplace. 

When ranking HR professional's worst nightmares, workplace violence is among the worst. In addition to employee injury, the economic damage, decreased productivity, labor/management issues, workers compensation costs, lawsuits, exodus of employees, and damage to company reputation can have a profoundly negative impact on your organization.  Jeff Owens, a former police hostage negotiator and current Certified Threat Manager will provide you with actionable strategies to reduce the risk of workplace violence occurring.

Learning Objectives:

  • Planning principles and considerations for internal protocols.
  • Leadership obligations and liabilities awareness.
  • Prevention strategies including risk factors, policy elements, training considerations, reporting and response systems.
  • Understand the basics of Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM).
  • The why, what, and how of a Threat Assessment and Management Team.

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