Live Virtual Workshops
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situation™
Credit Hours (CEC)
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situation™ - Live Virtual - August 16, 2023; 9am-4pm Central
Early rate expires 07/27/2023
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Understand the role of anger in violent incidents
- Identify their own styles of interaction
- Describe a framework for defusing potentially violent situations
- Identify potential risk factors
- Apply the principles learned to their own environment
*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials
Method of Delivery
Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, delivered electronically.
Some of the Topics Included
- The Physical Violence Spectrum
- Rating Your Workplace Risk Levels
- Anger Cycle and Escalation
- Anger Styles Assessment Questionnaire
- Warning Signs of Potential for Violence
- The Aggression Defusing Process
- Approaching, Containment, and Problem-Solving Strategies
- When and How to Disengage
- Special Considerations for Unique Situations
- Addressing Enablers of Violence
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for anyone wanting to learn more about violence and interpersonal strategies useful in de-escalating the imminent threats of violence.
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Trainer: Laval Martin
Laval believes it is vital for individuals and organizations to increase their violence-prevention capabilities. He is skilled at helping others develop understanding and increase capacity in being better equipped to de-escalating potentially violent behaviours. Laval has a life-long love for learning and has been leading trainings for close to ten years. He is a Registered Social Worker who holds both a Bachelors and a Master of Social Work degree. Laval has worked in the social service field for over a decade, working with various populations including mental health, developmental disabilities, and homelessness and poverty. He has extensive experience in crisis intervention from working in group homes, shelters, community centres, and drop-ins. As a trainer Laval makes training entertaining and keeps his learners engaged through incorporating real-world stories and examples.