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Threat Assessment and Risk Management Workshop - Foundational & Advanced

Threat Assessment and Risk Management Workshop - Foundational & Advanced | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

Learn to assess and manage threats of workplace violence with internationally recognized leaders in the field



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This training in Vancouver, BC, from April 29 - May 3, 2013, will be a great experience for anyone dealing with threat assessment, from novices to experts. Join us!

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This training in Vancouver, BC, from 29 April – May 3, 2013, will be a great experience for anyone involved in threat assessment, from novices to experts. Join us!

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Stopping Workplace Violence

Stopping Workplace Violence | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Workplace violence is responsible for nearly one out of every five on-the-job deaths.
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More sobering statistics and anecdotes about workplace violence in the US.

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What does it take to have a winning corporate culture?

What does it take to have a winning corporate culture? | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
What does it take to have a winning corporate culture?

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From the article: Reinforce the story of company’s founders, their vision and messages to make your employees a part of this mission and help create a heritage that can celebrated and can be something to be proud of. This will ultimately drive employee’s performance and the overall success of the organization.

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She’s (Rarely) the Boss

She’s (Rarely) the Boss | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Sheryl Sandberg, the No. 2 executive at Facebook, offers a provocative take on why women are so underrepresented in leadership positions.

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A supportive environment would go a long way to increasing the number of women in executive positions

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How we can end this vindictive behaviour | Herald Scotland

How we can end this vindictive behaviour | Herald Scotland | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

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Exploring the link between workplace bullying, and violence to self...

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UNC Faces Discrimination Complaint From Sexual Assault Survivors

UNC Faces Discrimination Complaint From Sexual Assault Survivors | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
On March 10, 2012, Andrea Pino says she was raped at an off-campus party.

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A tragic case of stalking escalating to sexual assault on campus -- and of poorly considered alternative resolution processes

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Local woman shares story of despair, hope

Local woman shares story of despair, hope | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
Margaret Wenger speaks adoringly of her son Curt. “He was a very beautiful baby and a lovely child, obedient and for a long time he was very ha

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From the article: Members of a community suicide prevention task force are sponsoring a suicide prevention summit Feb. 16 in the Pegasus Theater, Liberal Arts Building, on the UCO campus in Edmond, OK

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"I Should Have Brought A Gun To Shoot Her" Comment Was Not Workplace Violence: Ontario Arbitrator - Employment and HR - Canada

"I Should Have Brought A Gun To Shoot Her" Comment Was Not Workplace Violence: Ontario Arbitrator - Employment and HR - Canada | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
17 Jan 2013 - Canada - Employment and HR - I Should Have Brought A Gun To Shoot Her Comment Was Not Workplace Violence: Ontario Arbitrator - Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP - In a surprising decision, an Ontario arbitrator has decided that a picketing...

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Once again, context is everything...

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One Billion Rising Against Sexual Violence: Will It Be Enough for India? - The Women's International Perspective

One Billion Rising Against Sexual Violence: Will It Be Enough for India? - The Women's International Perspective | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
One Billion Rising Against Sexual Violence: Will It Be Enough for India?
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As I write, a man has been convicted and sentenced to ten years in prison for abducting and raping his coworker in Delhi.

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Groundswell in action...

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12 Ways to Survive Workplace Gun Violence

12 Ways to Survive Workplace Gun Violence | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
This post could save your life. Read it carefully, then forward the link to your friends and family.

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12 good, practical tips to review BEFORE an incident happens

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"I Should Have Brought A Gun To Shoot Her" Comment Was Not Workplace Violence: Ontario Arbitrator - Employment and HR - Canada

"I Should Have Brought A Gun To Shoot Her" Comment Was Not Workplace Violence: Ontario Arbitrator - Employment and HR - Canada | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
17 Jan 2013 - Canada - Employment and HR - I Should Have Brought A Gun To Shoot Her Comment Was Not Workplace Violence: Ontario Arbitrator - Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP - In a surprising decision, an Ontario arbitrator has decided that a picketing...

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add your insight...Context is everything when it comes to categorizing specific incidents of behavior as workplace violence

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The Workplace Violence Protection eReport - Volume 3, January/February 2013

The Workplace Violence Protection eReport - Volume 3, January/February 2013 | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

W. Barry Nixon's The Workplace Violence Prevention eReport  Volume 3, January/February is now available.

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Always full of great information on topics relating to workplace violence, and workplace violence prevention.


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Seth's Blog: Eleven things organizations can learn from airports

Seth's Blog: Eleven things organizations can learn from airports | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it
[Of course, this post isn’t actually about airports]. I realized that I don’t dislike flying--I dislike airports. There are so many things we can learn from what they do wrong: No one is in charge.

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Nicely relevant, particularly for those of us who frequently pass through airports...

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SocialFish | Social business demands culture change

Social business demands culture change (but don’t worry, you don’t have to call it culture change).

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Whatever we call it, it's about bringing positive change to workplaces

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Shrugged shoulders no answer to violence

Any number of scholarly articles bears out what is instinctively true: mental hospitals are dangerous places to live and work. As the American-Stat...

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Violence in hospitals is an issue around the world

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The Fruit Bowl – MBA Class Material: Creating A Culture That Fosters Creativity

The Fruit Bowl – MBA Class Material: Creating A Culture That Fosters Creativity | Workplace Violence Prevention | Scoop.it

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Corporate culture in the health care sector

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Financial Organizations Lack Effective Training: Report |

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Financial Organizations Lack Effective Training: Report. Flat training budgets present workforce challenges amid a flurry of regulatory changes.

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From the article: While 38 percent of finance executives say they "would simply welcome an increase in training," senior HR leaders believe it's more important that training be specific, relevant and targeted to plug identified skills gaps.

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TTC washroom cleaner charged with assaulting co-worker

A cleaner has been charged with assault following an argument between co-workers on a TTC washroom cleaning crew. The two workers are employees of TTC contractor Top Notch. At about 11:30 p. m. Jan.

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Professional Perspectives » Archive » Workplace Violence – Mitigating the Threat

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St Louis University School for Professional Studies is hosting an important panel on workplace violence and threat management. Experts will discuss the key elements of Boeing’s innovative Threat Management Program.


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Verizon Foundation Awards Grant To Alabama Non-Profit For Program Aimed At ... - Stockhouse

Verizon Foundation Awards Grant To Alabama Non-Profit For Program Aimed At ...

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Recommendations for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs in Late-Night Retail Establishments

RT @rbacal: Recommendations for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs in Late-Night Retail Establishments: Ontario... http://t.co/JaZZxiYa #custserv

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OSHA Recommendations

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