Security Division Classes

This training division page sponsored by:   

Sheila Ide, MSC President, 90th (v2.0) Annual Michigan Safety Conference, “For the Right Reasons”

Tuesday, April 13, 2020
10:15 am
Active Shooter:  Tactical Survival Strategies (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

As Active Shooter Incidents increase in frequency, how to survive
such incidents is critical. This program will describe tactical
survival and self-defense options for Active Shooter incidents,
employee mental preparedness, how to seize opportunities to “run,
hide or fight” the shooter. Videos of shooting incidents will be
used to illustrate survival options. Employer preparedness,
training, security surveys and emergency alert systems will be
discussed.

12:30 pm
Victim Avoidance, Situational Awareness, Personal Safety in Field Settings (Intermediate) Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

Lone Workers, those in isolated field, community, home, or utility
situations, may face risks of victimization from angry clients,
criminals or disturbed individuals.  This program will show how to identify
risks of verbal threats,  non-verbal pre-attack indicators and
situations of potential harm.  Developing a Survival Mentality and
Situational Awareness Plans to avoid victimization will be
described.

1:45 pm
Leadership During Covid 19 Uncertainty (Intermediate) Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

Covid 19 has created a “Life-Quake” for all employees and workplace safety practices. How leadership and supervisors inspire employees, will determine the success of our ability to be safe.

This program will discuss the: Impact of the Covid 19 Crisis on Employees, Inspiring Trust, Demonstrating Respect for all Employees, Empathic Communications, Responding to the “Distressed” Employee and Resources to Assist with Coping and Personal Concerns.

3:15 pm
Verbal Diffusion and De-Escalating the Angry Worker, Citizen or Client (Intermediate) Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

Angry individuals can create hostility and fearfulness in the
workplace.

This program will describe verbal-escalation techniques to diffuse
angry individuals within a “customer service model”.  Strategies
to approach and manage the “entitled customer”, angry
co-workers, the unwanted intruder and persons showing signs of
mental illness will be described.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
9:00 am
Active Shooter:  Tactical Survival Strategies (Intermediate)  Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

As Active Shooter Incidents increase in frequency, how to survive
such incidents is critical. This program will describe tactical
survival and self-defense options for Active Shooter incidents,
employee mental preparedness, how to seize opportunities to “run,
hide or fight” the shooter. Videos of shooting incidents will be
used to illustrate survival options. Employer preparedness,
training, security surveys and emergency alert systems will be
discussed.

10:15 am
Leadership During Covid 19 Uncertainty (Intermediate) Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

Covid 19 has created a “Life-Quake” for all employees and workplace safety practices. How leadership and supervisors inspire employees, will determine the success of our ability to be safe.

This program will discuss the: Impact of the Covid 19 Crisis on Employees, Inspiring Trust, Demonstrating Respect for all Employees, Empathic Communications, Responding to the “Distressed” Employee and Resources to Assist with Coping and Personal Concerns.

12:30 pm
Victim Avoidance, Situational Awareness, Personal Safety in Field Settings (Intermediate) Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

Lone Workers, those in isolated field, community, home, or utility
situations, may face risks of victimization from angry clients,
criminals or disturbed individuals.  This program will show how to identify
risks of verbal threats,  non-verbal pre-attack indicators and
situations of potential harm.  Developing a Survival Mentality and
Situational Awareness Plans to avoid victimization will be
described.

1:45 pm
Verbal Diffusion and De-Escalating the Angry Worker, Citizen or Client (Intermediate) Kenneth Wolf, PhD and Marilyn Knight, MSW, Incident Management Team.

Angry individuals can create hostility and fearfulness in the
workplace.

This program will describe verbal-escalation techniques to diffuse
angry individuals within a “customer service model”.  Strategies
to approach and manage the “entitled customer”, angry
co-workers, the unwanted intruder and persons showing signs of
mental illness will be described.

  • Chair:  Daniel Torres, DTE Energy
  • Vice-Chair: Todd Dusky, DTE Energy
  • Division:  Paul Beasinger, Keene Training and Consulting, LLC
  • Timothy Fortin, Mt. Elliott Tool & Die
  • John Montville, CPP, FSyI, SEARCHER Corp.
Future Meeting Dates

April 13-14, 2021, Virtual Conference
April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI
April 18-19, 2023, Grand Rapids, MI
April 16-17, 2024, Grand Rapids, MI

 

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