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Creating An Environment Incompatible with Violence - Book Excerpt

Creating An Environment Incompatible with Violence - Book Excerpt Chapter 3

 

 

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Chapter 3

Creating an environment that  is incompatible with emotional and physical violence 

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”– William James, philosopher and father of American psychology

In an analysis of 1.4 million Glassdoor reviews about company culture from people who have left their jobs, researchers Charlie and...

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Understanding Workplace Violence on a Deeper Level - Book Excerpt

Ending Lateral Violence - Chapter 2 Featured Image

 

 

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Chapter 2

Understanding Workplace violence on a deeper level 

No one wants to recognize (or admit) that they are a victim (of anything), so we often fail to identify certain behaviors as victimizing. But no matter how we personally understand and define lateral violence, bullying, abuse, discrimination, or harassment, it is time to expand...

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Everything Is Okay Now - Confidence In Conflict Book Excerpt

Confidence in Conflict for Healthcare Professionals -  Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Everything is Okay Now. Respond, Don't React 

“Violence can only be concealed by a lie,and the lie can only be maintained by violence.”

-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 

The security team arrived on the unit in just a few minutes, but the floor was already quiet. The call from dispatch said a nurse was being actively assaulted, so everyone...

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How much danger am I in? - Confidence In Conflict Book Excerpt

Confidence in Conflict for Healthcare Professionals -  Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

How Much Danger Am I In? Be Alert and Decisive 

“Only human beings can look directly at something, have all the information they need to make an accurate prediction, perhaps even momentarily make the accurate prediction, and then say that it isn’t so.” -Gavin de Becker
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Personal Situational Awareness - Confidence In Conflict Book Excerpt

Confidence in Conflict for Campus Life - Chapter 1

 

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Chapter 1

Your First Class - Personal Situational Awareness 101

After an awesome summer break filled with concerts and days at the beach, it was finally Amanda's college move-in day. As her parents pulled up in front of her dorm, she was surprised at just how many people were running around like crazy trying to unload books, food, clothes,...

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Five Approaches to Showing Respect - Confidence In Conflict Excerpt

Confidence In Conflict for Sports Officials - Chapter 2

 

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Chapter 2

Five Approaches To Showing Respect (Respect Everyone)

In teaching this program to sports officials, I have encountered different age groups, different races, different ethnic groups and officials from different sports. Officials encounter the same types of people. All sports include different ages, races, genders and ethnic groups....
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Be Alert and Decisive - Confidence In Conflict Book Excerpt

Confidence in Conflict for Sports Officials - Chapter 1

 

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Chapter 1

Be Alert and Decisive / Respond, Don’t React (Be Ready and Stay Safe) 

To officiate a game effectively, we have to remain alert, be decisive and have a pre-planned practiced response to conflict in mind. Have you ever seen an official that doesn’t seem to be concentrating during a game? S/he may be checking a cell phone (I’ve seen...

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