This post summarizes recent reports that reveal a substantial increase in grievance-based violence along with other disturbing trends. See why workplace violence prevention and response training is urgently needed.
HIGH CONFLICT is "conflict that becomes self-perpetuating and all consuming, in which almost everyone ends up worse off." This post's insights can help cool heated encounters between individuals in these situations, and catalyze much-needed dialogue between broader groups that find themselves at odds with one another.
This post explains, and provides expert commentary on, H.R. 1195. The pending legislation would provide added protection to health care workers who have long faced threats of violence on the job, but would also place a significant new burden on health care employers.
WPV response training is known for helping people increase their chances of survival in an extreme violence event. This post explains how it can also help people behave with honor in the midst of a crisis --which, in turn, can make a significant difference in their post-event recovery.