Internationally known consultant and educator Steve Crimando, who specializes in the application of the behavioral sciences in homeland and private security, violence prevention, crisis management, and disaster response, has joined the faculty and will keynote day three of the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 23-25, in Miami.
Crimando is the Principal of Behavioral Science Applications, an innovative operational risk management consulting firm based in the New York Metro Area serving a global client base.
His keynote address, “New Thinking in Active Assailant Prevention, Response & Recovery: Maturing Organizational Violence Prevention Programs,” will provided attendees with timely and actionable approaches to aligning their current violence prevention posture with the realities of the contemporary threat landscape.
Law enforcement and emergency management authorities repeatedly warn that no organization or community is immune from active assailant threats – an evolving term intended to encompass the possibility of attacks involving not only firearms, but explosives, vehicles, knives, and other forms of violence. Whether committed by a current or former employee, an enraged ex-domestic partner, or an extremist propelled by a destructive ideology, it is essential that leaders and decision-makers are preparing for today’s threat landscape.
This presentation will introduce:
- An expanded typology of workplace violence
- Extending violence prevention practices to mobile and home-based workers
- The concept of Hybrid Targeted Violence (HTV)
- The Eight Warning Behaviors associated with mass violence
- Transitioning from “Run>Hide>Fight” to “Stop the Killing>Stop the Dying>Stop the Crying”
- Leveraging bystander/employee intervention in prevention, response and recovery
This dynamic multimedia program is intended provided attendees with timely and actionable approaches to aligning their current violence prevention posture with the realities of the contemporary threat landscape.
Operating with dated models and approaches to violence prevention can threaten the safety and security of a community, campus, or corporation, as well as the defensibility of decision-making around threats of violence. Crimando’s dynamic multimedia program will prepare those responsible within their organizations for violence prevention to implement an updated plans that adequately prepare their companies to deal with this all-to-often occurring event.
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