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Preventing Workplace Violence, Oct. 30

Date: Tuesday - October 30, 2012
Time: 7:20 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Copernicus 231

University closed, October 29-30. All events cancelled/postponed. Please check the Events Calendar later for current information about cancelled/postponed events.

Preventing & Reacting To Workplace Violence

Presented by Denis Golden & Jennifer Lownik

Ever get the feeling that something is not right with someone you work with? Do you know the danger signs you should be looking for? Would you know what to do if you are suddenly facing a violent or armed individual?  

This program will help us to understand ourselves first while learning how to react to a situation at work or in any location where tensions can escalate.

Topics covered:

  •   Why companies continue to overlook employee safety
  •   Types of aggression we can face in the workplace
  •   Prepared, Be Aware, Conquer Fear
  •   Defining your role in the situation
  •   Financial impacts of incidents on your workplace
  •   If you think you won an argument – you lost
  •   Understanding and reacting to personal stress
  •   The most powerful word in the English language
  •   Phrases that escalate
  •   Taking away the struggle
  •   Facing the armed attacker


Founder and CEO of IM-SAFE,® Dennis Golden is a certified self-defense instructor and personal security specialist, who travels nationally and internationally. A professional member of the National Speakers Association he delivers seminars, keynote addresses and workshops on the topic of personal safety both in and out of the workplace.

Jennifer Lownik is a certified self-defense instructor and personal security specialist. She joined the IM-SAFE® as Executive Vice President in 2006. Her inspiration came from personal life-changing events that she now shares with her audiences nationwide. Having spent more than a decade working with women and victims of assault, it was clear that women often did not take the time away from their careers or family to learn much needed life-saving skills. A new approach was needed. Our workshops meet the needs of professional women, in addition to those with limited time or resources.

Additional information about Dennis or Jennifer can be obtained by contacting them at:

Tel: 860-651-9611 or at info@im-safe.com



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