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LIVE VIRTUAL De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Oct 27, 2020 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)

Online Live Virtual

Trainer: Nathan Gerbrandt

Price: $219.00 CAD (*early rate) $249.00 CAD (regular rate) + tax
*early rate expires October 06, 2020

Workshop Description

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check system requirements prior to registering.

Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

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.

About This Workshop

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.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, and small group discussions.

 

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view workshop materials.

About Our Workshops

About the Trainer

Nathan Gerbrandt

Portrait of Nathan Gerbrandt

Nathan is the Managing Director of ACHIEVE’s partner organization, Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI). He holds a Master of Social Work degree and is a Registered Social Worker. Prior to working with CTRI and ACHIEVE, Nathan coordinated service delivery and rehabilitation planning for repeat offenders with a diagnosis. He has refined skills in risk management and collaborative treatment planning for people in conflict with the law. In addition, Nathan possesses specialty in the areas of disability services, case management, and working with people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. He is passionate about sharing the message of the importance of trauma-informed care. He believes that any service delivery requires the promotion of a sense of safety, trust, and choice for individuals and an approach of compassion and collaboration. Nathan is an engaging presenter who uses an interactive style to maximize the learning potential of participants.

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify achievecentre of the name of the alternate person.

We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream fees only.

You Will Receive

Login details approximately seven days prior the live stream date, as well as a PDF e-manual and workshop certificate.

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Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the achievecentre office directly at 204-452-0180, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities

Please contact the achievecentre office directly at 204-452-0180 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept achievecentre workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.