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.
We each have the power to make one another better, and in turn we improve ourselves.
Even when we react to something like a theft or an act of violence, we must be able to carry our response forward into new measures of prevention to ensure the event is not repeated.
The BVC is one of the most well researched violence risk assessment tools out there. The immense body of research surrounding the BVC helps to make it stand out among its peers in the field of bed-side risk assessment. That is especially true given the incredible reduction in violence associated with the tools regular and ongoing use.
No matter your thoughts on the STAMP tool, the implications of a tool like it are profound. The ability to predict violent behavior allows for true prevention versus traditional reaction.
“We’re all in this together if we’re in it at all.” – Johnny Cash