Handling Workplace Violence Training Course

Identify, prevent, and respond to violent incidents in the workplace

Each year, almost 2 million employees become victims of workplace violence in the U.S. To prevent violent incidents in your workplace, you should identify the risk factors and implement effective strategies, practices, and policies. In addition, you should have a response plan in place. This online training course on handling workplace violence talks about four key elements - prevention, best practices, workplace policies, and response. It aims at helping you handle violent situations in the workplace and build a safe and secure environment for your employees.

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Course Outline

1.   Course Overview
  • Course Overview
2.   Handling Workplace Violence
  • Prevention: Identifying Potential Problems Early
  • Handout: Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies
  • Practices, Policies and Risk Factors
  • Flashcards: Risk Factors in Evaluating Potential Workplace Violence
  • Response: Preparing for an Incident
  • Response: What to Do
  • Worksheet: Create a Communication Plan in Response
  • Scenario
  • Chapter Feedback
3.   Conclusion
  • Assessment
  • Course Handouts
  • Course Feedback

About The Instructor

James Galluzzo

James Galluzzo is the principal consultant and owner of HRJ Strategies, LLC, a company providing leadership training and development to help businesses maximize their human capital potential. He has over twenty-five years of human resources, leadership development and strategic planning experience.

Formerly an HR subject matter expert for the United States Army, James has served in a variety of military and civilian HR positions. He has provided his expertise to small private sector companies and government agencies.  James has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Mathematics and an MBA. He is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). 

James is the author of a comprehensive study guide for the SPHR and PHR certification exams and has been an adjunct instructor at the college level, teaching non-traditional students business concepts and strategic communications. He also serves on the National Executive Council of the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association (AGCRA), a military-affiliated, professional organization, as vice president of Corporate and Community Affairs. 

His purpose in teaching this course is to offer some basic strategies to help others build a safe and secure workplace free of the hazards of workplace violence. This course is especially helpful to new employees and managers looking at ways to reduce risk within their organizations, and to coach them on how to handle incidents of workplace violence.

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