Monday, February 25, 2013

Workplace Violence 101: Awareness & Prevention

A Lifelong Learning Seminar presented by Larry J. Chavez, B.A., M.P.A.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Union Institute & University Sacramento Center
160 Promenade Circle #115 | Sacramento, CA 95834

Registration begins at 7:30am
$110, $99 in advance (or for multiple attendees from 
one organization)  

CEU approved by HRCI.

This event is open to the public and appropriate for law enforcement, HR managers, corporate leaders, supervisors and managers, security professionals, risk managers, NGOs, and nonprofits.

To register, contact: Lifelong Learning at 1-800-861-6400 x1168 or

Topics include:
•  What is workplace violence?
•  Where can it occur? 
•  Victims beyond the workplace
•  Domestic violence in the workplace
•  A profile of the perpetrator 
•  Early warning signs 
•  Triggering events
•  Threat assessment 
•  Case studies 
•  Mistakes to avoid
•  Recognizing and eliminating risk factors 
•  Tips to eliminate or reduce lawsuits

Larry J. Chavez, a nationally known trainer and consultant on organizational violence, is an adjunct professor and faculty advisor for Union Institute & University. A graduate of the FBI Hostage Negotiations School at Quantico, Virginia, he holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of California and a B.A. from California State University, Sacramento. 

Professor Chavez retired from the Sacramento Police Department in 2002 after 31 years of service. His area of expertise was crisis communication, serving as Senior Hostage Negotiator for 18 years. Professor Chavez has written several articles on workplace violence awareness and prevention and has served as an expert for the History Channel, A&E, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC News, and The Wall Street Journal. In 1999, he represented the United Nations World Health Organization at the Global Symposium on Violence and Health in Kobe, Japan.

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