While this signals a massive shift in security capabilities for Georgia’s healthcare facilities, it remains to be seen which facilities will embrace the change and add this tool to their tool belt.
Training is the foundation of everything we do, it is the cornerstone of success, and the foundation of our failures.
“…drug diversion is happening at your facility. Once we all get that through our heads, everything else is manageable.”
Use of force training begins long before the officer enters a classroom.
No matter who is at the table, the success of a workplace violence prevention program is only bolstered by the proactive engagement of healthcare leaders.
Managing violence requires active thinkers. Officers that can make the difference in the moment, not merely by the tools on their belts – but rather by their ability to thoughtfully execute.
The goal of this three-part workplace violence model is to provide an organizational framework for continuous monitoring and continuous improvement of workplace violence prevention.
When security personnel teach de-escalation techniques it creates a cyclical process of continuous quality improvement in addressing volatile situations.