Upcoming Violence Prevention Course Dates Announced

Safecare BC members participate in an FHA facilitated workshop on how to recognize and respond to violent situation before they happen.

Safecare BC members participate in an FHA facilitated workshop on how to recognize and respond to violent situation before they happen.

SafeCare BC has announce that two Violence Prevention Courses will be taking place on the dates of May 11th, 2015 and June 5th, 2015.

Earlier this month, SafeCare BC completed its first in classroom Violence Prevention course. The curriculum was led by Sheile Mercado-Mallari, RPN, Violence Prevention Specialist, Workplace Health, Fraser Health Authority. 15 SafeCare BC members participated in the extensive curriculum which educates care providers on how to recognize and respond to violent situations before they happen.

For a look back at the first in-classroom Violence Prevention course, please click here.

To register for upcoming Violence Prevention courses or for more information, visit our course listings page here.

*Limited to four attendees from each facility.

About the Violence Prevention Course- Core Classroom

Injuries arising from acts of violence or aggression are the second-most common injury type among continuing care workers [1]. Learn how to prevent and de-escalate potentially violent situations in the workplace, and how you can protect yourself in the event of a behavioural crisis with the Provincial Violence Prevention Core Classroom Course. This 8 hour classroom session is led by an expert health care facilitator. The session builds on concepts in the e-learning modules, providing you with the opportunity to practice and apply your knowledge in various scenarios…See pre-requisites and module descriptions here.