This training empowers social service professionals with practical strategies necessary to enhance their personal safety at the office, while working in the field and during activities of daily living. Specific skills to enhance awareness of surroundings are explored. Safety for social workers in home visits are discussed as well as general situational awareness between visits and in transit.

Topics Include:
  • Assess prevention strategies including awareness of personal, environmental and safety risk factors.
  • Develop interventions strategies including agency protocol, communication, and de-escalation.
  • Review home visit planning strategies
  • Identify incident reporting procedures
Course Code
506279