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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.
February 13, 2023
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CT )
$279.00 (regular rate) + tax
Location: Online Virtual
*(early rate expires 23-1-23 )
6
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Early rate expires 01/23/2023

Live Virtual Workshops February 13, 2023 9:00AM-4:00PM CST
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Attendee 1 Information
For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal communication styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal tools and strategies designed to defuse potentially violent situations.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Target Audience

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: Nathan Gerbrandt

MSW, RSW

Nathan is the Managing Director of CTRI. He is passionate about promoting trauma-informed practices that support individuals, organizations and communities. Prior to working with CTRI, Nathan coordinated service delivery and rehabilitation planning for people with co-occurring disorders and complex trauma in conflict with the law. He has refined skills in violence prevention, risk management, and collaborative treatment planning for vulnerable people. In addition, Nathan possesses specialty in the areas of disability services, case management, and working with people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. He holds a Master of Social Work degree and is a Registered Social Worker. Nathan believes that the key to improving people’s lives through training is to find the right fit. When this connection is made it inspires a ripple effect that can extend to everyone we meet. He is co-author of A Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces and the editor of many several CTRI’s training materials including Trauma-Informed Care, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™.  Nathan is an engaging presenter who uses an interactive style to find real-life meaning in his workshops. Read blogs written by Nathan here. Contact Nathan at: [email protected] 204-452-0179

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