Workplace Violence 2-day

Requesting This Course:

Course Description:
Violence in the workplace is a serious health and safety issue. This course will provide an overview of current thinking and best practices in workplace violence and active assailant prevention, response, and recovery. The focus will be on designing a proactive approach as well as a comprehensive response plan to meet the needs of organizations at risk. An interactive format, with group exercises and scenarios will be used to enhance the application of the material to simulated events. We will review actual workplace violence and active assailant case studies, taking a “lessons learned “approach. Participants will be asked to bring their experience, questions, and specific workplace violence and active assailant concerns to the training to enhance the practical value of the course.  This course will benefit crisis responders as well as any business, employee or management group interested in successful strategies in dealing with workplace violence.

Course Highlights:

  • Workplace Violence Defined
  • Categories and Types of Workplace Violence
  • Active Assailant Defined
  • Best Practices
  • Threat Assessment
  • Response Strategies
  • Recovery Issues
  • Healthy Workplace Characteristics
  • Recent Workplace Violence Incidents

Continuing Education Information:

Two-Day Course

General Contact Hours: 

13 Contact Hours: 1.3 General CEUs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Dept. of Emergency Health Services Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

*Based on a formula of 1 Continuing Education Unit for every 10 contact/classroom hours.

Profession Specific Contact Hours:

  • 13 PDHs from EAPs (Expiration Date – May 31, 2023)
  • 13 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction Counselors (Expiration Date – February 28, 2023)

*PLEASE NOTE: These hours are only applicable towards courses offered at Live Trainings, Regional Trainings, Online Courses, and the World Congress.  

Approved Instructor Courses:

It is up to the Approved Instructors or sponsoring agency to apply for profession specific Continuing Education Unit’s if they choose.  Learn more on our CEU Information page.

** Please check with your state licensing board prior to registration to see if they will accept the certificate of completion as a means for continuing education.