Workplace Violence Awareness, Prevention, and Response: Using the Power of Threat Assessment Teams to Keep Employees and Facilities Safe

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    Speaker: Dr. Steve Albrecht

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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 51041
    Level: Intermediate

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Workplace violence can involve threats from current or former employees; the spouse or partner of a current employee; an angry visitor, customer, client, taxpayer, or vendor; or a stranger or trespasser with dangerous intentions. Business leaders need to know how to respond to these threats.

The best approach come from forming a Threat Assessment Team and developing a Threat Assessment Program. This webinar discusses the value and efficacy of these teams and their role in responding to workplace violence.


Dr. Steve Albrecht uses empowerment over fear to make the participants in this webinar feel comfortable about an uncomfortable subject like workplace violence (e.g. no blood and guts videos or frightening stories).


In this fast-paced and tool-based session Steve covers these issues:

  • The value of staffing a Threat Assessment Team (TAT) and developing a Threat Assessment Program
  • TAT response criteria for various threat-related events
  • Training requirements for the TAT
  • Getting the law enforcement support for workplace violence response
  • Pre and post-response tools


Learn how to create, staff, and train an internal Threat Assessment Team (TAT), to respond to all potential threats of violence to or from current or former employees, or all threats aimed at disrupting the business.


  • All Executives
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Supervisors especially in HR, Security, Risk Management, Safety, Legal, IT, Facilities Departments


Years of Experience: 30+ years

Areas of Expertise: Workplace Violence Prevention, Threat Assessment, Site Security Surveys, and Dealing with High-Risk Employees

In 1994, Dr. Steve Albrecht co-wrote Ticking Bombs, one of the first business books on workplace violence. He interviewed a double murderer for the book.

Steve is one of the country’s leading experts on violence prevention and on dealing with high-risk employees, customers, and taxpayers. His training firm specializes in threat assessments, site security surveys, and employee coaching.

He holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration, an M.A. in Security Management, a B.S. in Psychology, and a B.A. in English. He is board-certified in human resources, security, employee coaching, and threat assessment.

In 1999, Steve retired from the San Diego Police Department, where he had worked since 1984, both as a full-time officer and later as a reserve sergeant and a domestic violence investigator.

He has written 21 books on business, security, and law enforcement subjects.

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