Violence at Work: Skilled up and Safe - Bunbury Area Trial Event

26 places available

Start:  Wednesday 21 November 2018 - 9.00am

Finish: Thursday 22 November 2018 - 3.30pm

Mecure Sanctuary Golf Resort, 100 Old Coast Road, Pelican Point WA 6230.

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About the course

This skills based program is suitable for any person working in an education environment.  You will learn valuable skills that will ensure you have the confidence to keep you and your students safe in the event of a verbal or physical encounter while at work.  This course has been specifically designed to give you the tools needed to deal with a wide range of incidents that may occur in an education setting.

Day One will explore Department of Education Guidelines around violence in schools as well as the SSTUWA position.  It will also focus on building the skills and knowledge required to keep yourself safe in the workplace.  

Day Two will be scenario based and will involve opportunities to apply and practice the skills in soft, medium and high-end situations that may occur in the school context.

THIS IS A TRIAL EVENT AND PARTICPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DETAILED FEEDBACK.

Outcomes

During this two-day course participants will learn how to reduce the threat of physical violence and harm through:

  • Learning how to identify potential violent situations and environmental factors.
  • Making use of effective verbal commands.
  • Applying de-escalation strategies.
  • Using team tactics.
  • The application of the above skills and knowledge in real-life scenarios.

Costs

$ 165 : Members
$ 300 : Non-Members

Hospitality

Morning tea and lunch provided.

We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise prior to the event. training@sstuwa.org.au

Facilitators

Phil Britten
Author, Speaker and Director IDS

Ian Daw

SSTUWA Organiser

Nominated Audience

Staff from State Electorates of Bunbury, Collie, Preston and Vasse

This training relates to the following standards :

Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community