Triangle Family Services

Workplace Violence Training at Triangle Family Services

Protus3 News, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Chris Peterson presented “Security: It’s Everybody’s Job” at Triangle Family Services on February 5, 2019. The program addressed workplace violence. Violence in the workplace is a condition that affects organizations regardless of geographic location, demographics, or type of business.  As a result of the spread of workplace violence and increasing media attention, every organization must implement an aggressive program to …

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Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Presented by Protus3

Protus3 Background Investigation, Computer Forensics, News, Training, Workplace Violence

Protus3 presented three training classes that have been approved for 6.00 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) by the North Carolina State Bar. Courses and their descriptions are listed below. Managing Aggressive Behavior and Workplace Violence for Law Offices presented by Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP This continuing legal education course provides format, structure, and information to students such that …

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3 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Threat Assessment Process

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Security Policy and Procedure Development, Workplace Violence, WPV Threat Assessment

Campus Safety Magazine published 3 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Threat Assessment Process. Although this article addresses students in an educational environment, it includes lessons for employers as well. How can security professionals protect the individual as well as the whole community? Violence in the workplace is more common than many believe – and it is also often predictable and …

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FBI Workplace Violence Prevention: Readiness and Response

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

In January 2011, the FBI published Workplace Violence Prevention: Readiness and Response. This is a fairly lengthy and detailed article that is definitely worth the read. We found this information especially interesting: A handful of high-profile incidents have led to increased public awareness. However, prevalence rates show that nonfatal workplace violence is a more common phenomenon than previously believed.   …

Campus Safety article on safety during investigations

Keeping the Campus Safe during a Title IX Investigation

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Civil Rights, Clery Act, SaVE Act, Title IX, Training, VAWA, Workplace Violence, WPV Support, WPV Threat Assessment, WPV Training

Should campus security conduct a behavioral threat assessment concurrent to a Title IX sexual violence investigation? Campus Safety’s feature on Threat Assessment Teams provides three steps to help maintain security during an investigation. Read more: 3 Steps to Keeping Victims and Campuses Safe During Title IX and VAWA Investigations     Plan. Protect. Prosper. Protus3 specializes in security system design, …

Campus Safety article about guns on campus

CCP Holders and Guns on Campus

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Should CCP holders be allowed to carry guns on campus? There are studies that show during times of great stress, a person will experience changes that affect their physiological, sensory and cognitive processes which can prevent appropriate responses in very serious situation. These responses can affect critical decision-making processes. For example, check out the eleven reservations of a “gun guy.” …

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Reflections on Oregon Shooting

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISP Security Planning, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Workplace Violence

The shooting at Umpqua Community College on October 1, 2015, made us think. Security events are deliberate actions by people to cause harm. There is no way that any organization can keep people who are adequately motivated and have access to the right resources from attempting to commit harm. What we can do is harden ourselves as targets. This will …

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IFMA Workplace Violence Presentation

Protus3 News, Training, Workplace Violence, WPV Training

Workplace violence is no laughing matter. On January 8, 2014, Emily Liner and Marty Coolidge attended the lunch and learn presentation of Johnny Lee – “Workplace Violence Prevention” at the Greater Triangle Chapter of IFMA monthly meeting. Johnny manages to make this topic accessible and relevant, while keeping his presentation entertaining and energetic. He is the Director of Peace@Work, an …

RMA Presents Continuing Education Training

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RMA presented six hours of continuing education training to students in Raleigh, NC. Marty Coolidge provided training on Planning and Conducting a Successful Surveillance. Billy Green delivered Workplace Violence Prevention. Lindsey Smith presented Use of Forensic DNA in Private Investigations. Each of these classes is new or has been updated in 2013. All classes have been approved for credit through …

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Stan Carroll Presents at 21st Annual Employment Law Update

Protus3 News, Training, Workplace Violence

Stan Carroll presented Workplace Violence – What is it? as part of Smith Anderson’s 21st Annual Employment Law Update on November 6 and November 13. The intersection of business, employment and the law is ever-changing, and can be difficult to navigate. Smith Anderson‘s 21st annual Employment Law Update (ELU) provided an in-depth look at workplace trends and legal developments with …