The Threat of Violence: A Reality in the Modern Workplace

Steve Crimando | Behavioral Science Applications Like it or not, every organization is vulnerable to workplace violence, regardless its size, type or location. An incident of workplace violence can be devastating to an organization—to employee safety and security, to employee morale, to employee retention and recruiting, and to its reputation

CPAC 2018 Call for Presentations

The Contingency Planning Association of the Carolinas (CPAC) annual CPAC Symposium scheduled for February 8-9, 2018, in Concord, NC is seeking experienced business continuity, disaster recovery, and emergency management professionals to provide fresh perspectives and raise awareness of contingency planning issues. Two plenary sessions have already been scheduled. Robert Chandler, Ph.D., Professor of

Behavioral Sciences Expert Crimando to Keynote Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal of Behavioral Science Applications, will be the keynote speaker for the first Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective workshop scheduled for December 5, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia. Crimando, who has been awarded the Diplomate credential from the American Board for Certification

Program Announced for 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program, including speakers, sessions, plenaries, and panel discussions for the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, taking place April 23-25, at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida. The preliminary schedule kicks off on Sunday, April 22 with a selection of pre-conference workshops and certification classes,

Gaining Traction for Your BCM Program – A Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Approach

Is it time to completely change your approach to the problems of “BCM buy-in?” Rachelle Loyear, MBCP, AFBCI, CISM, PMP, and author of The Manager’s Guide to Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Business Continuity, stands amongst those who think you should. Loyear, who is Director of Program Management, Integrated Security Solutions for G4S,

Full Program and Faculty Announced for Philadelphia Workplace Violence Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program for the one-day educational event Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective taking place December 5, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia. This one-day workshop comprised of seven interactive sessions will feature some of the nation’s foremost authorities on this all-too-often occurring incident,

Lipscomb University Offers Professional Development Program Series

The Department of Communications and Journalism at Lipscomb University has partnered with the Forum for Crisis and Consequence Management to offer a number of professional development and continuing education programs for professionals to better handle challenges related to disaster, crisis, and emergencies by acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to

FACULTY – Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Norbert “Bert” J. Alicea  Bert Alicea is a Licensed Psychologist with more than 27 years of experience in the EAP field. Bert specializes in assisting with difficult workplace situations and is a premier trainer in Employee Assistance. Bert specializes in conducting trainings locally and on a national level on topics including

Away With the BIA!

Dr. David Lindstedt

The Business Impact Analysis (BIA) has been a staple of business continuity (BC) for decades. In that time, the BIA has grown, expanded, and become rather nebulous in its scope, objectives, and value. By exploring both its initial purpose and current implementation, we can conclude that early benefits gained from