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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Nov 23, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)

*early rate expires November 02, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia – Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre


Trainer: Aaron Lyons

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About the trainer

Aaron Lyons

Aaron holds a Masters Degree in Conflict Transformation and is an experienced facilitator and trainer specializing in mediation, conflict resolution and restorative justice. Throughout his career he has provided leadership for a variety of organizations, and for close to 15 years, he has facilitated high-conflict conversations for both small and large groups of people. Aaron has a passion for supporting people through high-stakes and emotionally charged conversations...


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Description

Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

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 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.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

  • Overview of Violence
  • Violence Statistics
  • Risk Factors
  • Anger Escalation Scale
  • Anger Cycle
  • Styles of Anger
  • Potential Aggressor Attributes
  • Warning Signs
  • The Aggression Defusing Process
  • Approaching, Containment and Problem Solving Strategies
  • When and How to Disengage
  • Special Considerations
  • 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

Method of Delivery

Lecture, video, case study exercises, skill development and small group discussion

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, 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 principals learned to their own environment.

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Details

Date:
November 23, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Trainer

Aaron Lyons

Venue

Vancouver, British Columbia – Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
711 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 3Y2 Canada
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Phone:
604-879-0511
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.

Registration Information

Register Early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The Early Registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours.   While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.