Community Worker Safety Safety Strategies

When

01/25/2023    
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bookings

Bookings closed

Event Type

Instructor: Laval Martin

Often those working in the helping professions can’t meet with clients in office spaces. Connections with vulnerable individuals often take place in client’s homes or public spaces.

This training focuses on specific strategies, techniques, and approaches that allow clients and supports to conduct productive, meaningful work in a variety of settings while maximizing safety. This workshop will cover unique challenges of working alone or in teams, in community settings while participants will learn how to manage escalations and ensure personal safety. It is suggested that participants have prior training in de-escalation and crisis intervention.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify risk factors when working in the community
  • Understand how to prepare before meeting a client in the community
  • Discuss unique safety considerations when working alone or in teams
  • Create a plan for applying de-escalation and safety strategies in community settings
  • Develop a personalized checklist for safety strategies

Outcomes for Managers/Agencies:

  • Increase overall staff safety
  • Increase staff confidence when working in unorthodox settings
  • Decrease in critical incidents
  • Increase in participant connection to care with a greater awareness of needs and anti-oppressive perspective
  • Support healthy team dynamics & positive workplace culture
  • Increase overall psychological safety in the workplace
  • You must be prompt for the course – any time missed will result in certificate not being issued.
  • This training is interactive, all attendees are required to participate.
  • Upon successful completion, a certificate of attendance will be issued.

Target Group: All

Additional Training Method: Agency Training

Total Cost: THTC Members Pay: $100.00 | Non-Members Pay: $110.00

 

Bookings

This program is fully booked - THTC does not maintain a waitlist.