Free Mandatory and Recommended Training Opportunities

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Course Name:  Workplace Violence Prevention

Cost:  $0

Mandatory for all supervisors and managers

Description:

Safety is a community responsibility. According to the Campus/Workplace Violence Prevention Regulation all supervisors and managers are required to attend workplace violence prevention training. All staff and faculty are encouraged to complete this training at least bi-annually. This interactive training will acquaint attendees to NC State’s Campus/Workplace Violence Prevention Regulation. Attendees will leave the training with an understanding of what the university defines as workplace violence, what are some of the warning signs and concerning behaviors that could lead to early interventions, how to respond and their reporting venues and procedures. Available resources will be discussed to identify strategies on addressing concerning or stressful situations and how to provide support for individuals that may be in distress.

Objectives:

  • Attendees will be leave with an understanding of what constitutes violent behavior and their mandatory reporting responsibilities.
  • Attendees will become familiar with what constitutes concerning behavior and how to address a situation where someone may be in distress.
  • Attendees will be able to identify available resources.

Available Dates:

April 5th from 2pm to 4pm

May 3rd from 10am to 12pm

Click here to sign up for one of the training dates.

Course Name:  Suicide Prevention – QPR

Cost:  $0

Description:

Suicide is a public health problem, it impacts all of us NC State has joined over 160 colleges and universities in offering QPR, a community-based, nationally-recognized and empirically-based suicide prevention program to our campus. QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. QPR is a brief training program for students, faculty and staff that focuses on how to connect an individual (employee, student, or family member or friend) to additional support or referred for professional help. The QPR training is both educational and experiential and includes: an overview of national, state and NCSU specific statistics regarding suicide; the myths versus facts; identifying behavioral, verbal and situational warning signs; and practicing concrete tools in which to help someone who is in distress.

Objectives: 

  • QPR is intended to teach individuals how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, including verbal, behavioral and situational clues.
  • Attendees will learn how to Question a person about suicidal thoughts, how to Persuade them to get help and how to Refer the person for help.

Available Dates:

March 9th from 2pm to 4pm

April 13th from 10am to 12pm

May 11th from 2pm to 4pm

If you are interested in attending any of the available training dates, please click here to sign up.

Course Name:  Sexual Assault Prevention

Cost:  $0

Description:

Different students report that 1 in 4 college age women will experience a sexual assault. Sexual Assault Prevention is a community’s responsibility. Attendees may be in situations where a student or colleague may share with them that they have been a victim of sexual assault. It is imperative for employees to have the tools to assist them in connecting these individuals to appropriate resources. This interactive training will provide an overview of what sexual assault entails, define consent, discuss bystander intervention strategies and provide tools to assist attendees in connecting a survivor to resources.

Objectives:

  • Attendees will be able to define sexual assault and consent.
  • Attendees will become familiar with bystander intervention strategies.
  • Understand available resources and leave with some crisis intervention tools to assist someone that has reported an assault
  • Attendees will leave with a firm knowledge of their mandatory reporting responsibilities.

Available Dates:

March 15th from 10am to 11:30am

April 19th from 2pm to 3:30pm

May 17th from 10am to 11:30am

Please click here to sign up for any of the above available training dates.

Course Name:  Domestic Violence & Stalking Awareness 101

Cost:  $0

Description:  According to a 2008 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 4 women in the U.S. report that they have experienced domestic violence. Domestic and Dating Violence are two of the most commonly reported cases to NC State’s Behavior Assessment Team. This is an interactive training that through use of video and discussion will assist attendees to understand what constitutes domestic, dating violence and stalking, the warning signs, the overall impact on the survivor but the community impact. Attendees will identify tools to be able to assist someone in distress, how to connect them to resources and mandatory reporting responsibilities.

Objectives:

  • Attendees will be able to define domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
  • Attendees will become familiar with bystander intervention strategies.
  • Understand available resources and leave with some crisis intervention tools to assist someone that has reported that they were a victim of violence.
  • Attendees will leave with a firm knowledge of their mandatory reporting responsibilities.

Available Dates:

March 22nd from 2pm to 3:30pm

April 26th from 2pm to 3:30pm

May 24th from 10am to 11:30am

Please click here to sign up for any of the available training dates.

Course Name:  A Day in the Life:  The Workplace Response to Domestic Violence

Cost:  $0

Description:  A Day in the Life:  The Workplace Response to Domestic Violence is a comprehensive training program developed by the Centre County Women’s Resource Center. This training is an outcome of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in 2001, in State College, PA. This is a 3 hour training that is more in depth than the Domestic Violence & Stalking Awareness 101. This training is recommended for all supervisors and managers, individuals working directly with students, and human resources personnel. All employees; however, are encouraged to attend.

Objectives:

  • To increase awareness and understanding of domestic violence and how it affects people at home and in the workplace.
  • To increase opportunities for employees to access resources.
  • To increase knowledge about how best to support abused employees.
  • To motivate attendees to get involved and become part of the solution at work and in the community.

Available Dates:

March 30th from 1pm to 4pm

May 31st from 1pm to 4pm

Please click here for any of the available training dates.

If you have questions regarding this, please contact:

Dr. Tina Maria Nelson-Moss

Risk Assessment Case Manager

Program Manager, Violence Prevention and Threat Management

North Carolina State University

Admin III Rm 108B

(919) 513-4224

tmnelso3@ncsu.edu

Written By

Photo of Jackie Murphy Miller, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJackie Murphy MillerNC AgVentures Grant Program Coordinator (919) 628-0163 jackie_miller@ncsu.eduANR/CRD - NC State University
Posted on Mar 11, 2016
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