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

Certificates and Continuing Education:

General Contact Hours: 

Two-Day Course; 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.

ICISF Certificate of Completion:

After the completion of this ICISF course, with verified full attendance, participants are eligible to receive an electronic ICISF Certificate of Completion including General Continuing Education Units. Participants are required to complete a course evaluation prior to receiving this Certificate of Completion.

Completion of ICISF courses and receipt of an ICISF Certificate of Completion does not attest to competence in the field, nor does it provide certification in the field of CISM. 

ICISF Speakers Bureau Program: It is up to the Sponsoring Agency to apply for profession-specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if they choose to do so.

ICISF Approved-Instructor led Program: While our Approved Instructors have the authority to teach specific ICISF courses, it is their responsibility to apply for profession-specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if they choose to do so.

** 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.

Learn more on our ICISF Continuing Education Information page.