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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations

The impact of issues like violence, trauma and suicide can have powerful and lasting effects on those involved. CTRI's services are designed to help individuals, caregivers, communities and organizations prevent and cope with unfortunate and distressing events. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self- assessment of personal styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal tools and strategies designed to defuse potentially violent situations.

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