This four- hour course explores the true potential for violence in the social worker arena.  Specific case studies and videos are used to help participants examine the thought process of the violent person and will teach participants to successfully detect pre-attack indicators, read body language and link their mindset to their performance. De–escalation techniques will be introduced to assist participants with detecting and de–escalating an agitated individual.  Additionally, participants will learn the danger signs and when to disengage and leave a violent situation.

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