Prevention and Management of Aggression and Violence (PMAV) training course focuses on early intervention techniques and non- physical methods for preventing or managing disruptive and aggressive behaviour.
The aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge, confidence and skill to recognise the early indicators that precede aggressive behaviour and the ability to assess and de-escalate a situation before it becomes violent. The course will also cover the principles of personal safety techniques to avoid injury if an incident becomes physical.
Theory of aggression and violence in the workplace
Ethical & Legal requirements associated with aggression and violence
Strategies to avoid occurrences of aggression and violence
Recognition, assessment and management of escalating situations.
Case studies relating to the identification of triggers and the assault cycle
Verbal and non-verbal de-escalation skills
Physical and psychological risks involved in physical interventions
Safe practice in lone working and working alone
Personal safety in providing physical care
Risks associated with the use of physical interventions
Demonstration & practical’s ➢ Defence from: Kicks, slaps & punches
➢ Breakaway from: clothing, wrists, hair, body or bite
Practical demonstrations & assessment
This course is 2 Days in duration.
The maximum participants on this course is 12.
On completion of this course you will receive a Safetech Certificate which is valid for 2 years.
Participants are required to complete a short written assessment & practical defence/ breakaway demonstrations