Managing Conflict, Violence and Aggressive Situations

Monday, 13 January 2020
Manchester | Earlybird discount available

Develop strategies to safely deal with violent incidents and aggressive behaviour from the people you support.

At a glance

Course type: Essentials
Who should attend? Front line support workers, Volunteers and others

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This course provides practical advice to help you deal with verbal abuse, threats and aggression. You will pick up techniques that can be adapted for use in you work place and learn both pre-emptive strategies and positive action that can be taken when an incident is taking place.

Who is this course for?

It is suitable for frontline staff and volunteers in the homelessness and supported housing sector.

What will you learn?

On completion of this course you will:

  • be able to recognise violence & aggression
  • understand the difference between conflict and crisis management
  • understand the ‘fight or flight’ response
  • have a range of methods to safely manage your own reactions
  • know how to manage cooperative and uncooperative behaviour
  • know how to manage conflict in a range of working situations
  • know how small changes to your working environment can improve your safety
  • understand effective post incident management
  • have prepared an action plan to help you get going after the course


St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ


Member - £115

Associate member - £130

Non-member - £160

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