Webinar: Workplace Violence Prevention Awareness

01apr11:00 am12:00 pmWebinar: Workplace Violence Prevention Awareness

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*This webinar is part of the SDAHO 2021 Education Package – check with your facility to see if you are registered for the package*


It is well documented that providing services in a healthcare setting has very specific challenges with respect to personal safety.  The goal of this presentation is to increase awareness of the potential for workplace violence by helping attendees better recognize behavioral warning signs and indicators and then utilize a range of intervention strategies to avoid or minimize harm.


Hector Alvarez is a security expert who specializes in workplace violence prevention and is a Certified Threat Manager by the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. He holds a MS in Forensic Psychology, a BS in Criminal Justice and is a Certified Mental Health First Aid Trainer. He has built over 25 years of threat management, security, domestic terrorism and crisis management experience serving as a Security Director protecting one of our nation’s most sensitive critical infrastructures, to working as a city police officer and as a professional security consultant. He understands the challenges individuals and organizations face when addressing the threats of violence because he has responded to them. In addition, he has helped organizations recover from significant incidents of violence, was a responder to both the Loma Prieta Earthquake and the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

He has personally assessed and/or responded to thousands of potentially violent situations, developed numerous violence prevention programs and trained tens of thousands of employees and managers in the areas of crisis intervention, active shooter response, violence prevention, domestic terrorism and emergency management.


Registration for this webinar is per connection needed at a facility. This allows multiple staff members to participate in the education using one connection. Prior registration is required to ensure connection information and applicable materials are distributed prior to the webinar. The registration fee for this webinar is $49 per SDAHO Member facility /$99 per non-member facility. CEU’s: NHA & SW


(Thursday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST