Violence Prevention – PVPC Classroom

Course Prerequisites

This practical, hands-on eight-hour classroom session provides opportunities to practice key violence prevention strategies and builds on the skills learned in the PVPC e-learning modules.

Topics covered in-depth include:
• PVPC Framework
• Recognizing Risks and Behaviours
• Assessing and Planning (point-of-care risk assessments and behavioural care planning)
• Responding to the Risk (de-escalation skills, determining when and how to call for help, applying personal safety techniques)
• Reporting and Communicating Post Incident

Prerequisites:
• All 8 PVPC e-learning modules.
• If you have completed the e-learning modules prior to Aug 1, 2016, please contact vptrainingreports@viha.ca for registration assistance.


High risk areas for violence:

  • Emergency Departments/Urgent Care,
  • Mental Health & Substance Use,
  • Residential Care,
  • Protection Services & Security,
  • Community Health Services,
  • Neurology/Brain Injury/Psychiatry, and
  • Medium risk areas that have formally increased their violence prevention education requirements
7.5 hours
14956

n/a

PLEASE READ

  • You may register for any class close to your work or home, based on the Island Health travel policy.
  • Due to the high demand for these classes, please cancel if you are unable to attend.
  • Physical participation in practical exercises is required for this course. All participants must wear active-type clothing and appropriate footwear (i.e. running shoes) in order to safely participate. Do not wear heels, flip-flops, sandals, or open-toed shoes.
  • Kindly arrive on time and bring your own refreshments and lunch.
  • Must attend for the full 7.5 hours for credit.

  • Prior to attending educational sessions, you must obtain approval from your manager or supervisor if attending on scheduled work time (or if you expect to be reimbursed if attending outside of work time). Download this form, have it signed and then keep it for your records. Thank you.

    Available Sessions

    SAANICHTON - PHU

    Feb 23, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • BRAMLEY, MICHELE L
    • TODD, LAURIE A

    Peninsula Health Unit Multi-purpose Rm
    2170 Mt Newton X Road, Saanichton, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    LADYSMITH - LCHC

    Feb 27, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • EVERITT, KAREN E

    Ladysmith Community Health Centre, Rm G18
    1111 4th Ave, Ladysmith, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - RJH

    Mar 6, 2018, 7am - 3pm

    • TEVES, REBBECCA

    Royal Jubilee Hospital, Patient Care Centre, Rm 150
    1952 Bay St, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - VGH

    Mar 7, 2018, 7:30am - 3:30pm

    • CARTERSIM, NORMAN G
    • MARKS, MARY E

    Victoria General Hospital lecture hall
    1 Hospital Way, Victoria, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    PORT ALBERNI- CHS

    Mar 9, 2018, 9am - 5pm

    Community Health Services Bldg Meeting Rm
    4259 6th Ave, Port Alberni

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - GRH

    Mar 13, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • Forester, Karen
    • STLAURENT, LAURA L

    Gorge Road Hospital, Auditorium
    63 Gorge Road East, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - RJH

    Mar 13, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • MANICKAM, DEVARANI P
    • PICKARD, JOHN ALEXANDER

    Royal Jubilee Hospital, Begbie Hall, Woodward Rm
    1952 Bay St, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    CAMPBELL RIVER - CRG

    Mar 13, 2018, 9am - 5pm

    • MOULAISONDAVIS, SALLY A
    • Campbell, Michelle

    Campbell River Hospital CRG Meeting Rms 1-3
    375 2nd Ave, Campbell River, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    Mar 14, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • DIXON, BARBARA J
    • SKEELES, SONYA

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm G25
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    Mar 15, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • FINDLAY, CHRISTINA M
    • BURKE, TALIA C

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm 2050
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - QA

    Mar 19, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • WHITELEY, TYLEIGH
    • BEECH, DOUGLAS L

    Queen Alexandra Hospital, Pearkes Building, Multi-purpose Rm
    3970 HARO ROAD, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    Mar 26, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • HOLMES, MICHELE
    • Sosa, Maileibys Martinez

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm G245
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    PARKSVILLE - Trillium Lodge

    Apr 5, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • GRAY, STUART P
    • CHISHOLM, PATRICIA M

    Trillium Lodge Multi-purpose Rm
    401 Moilliet Street, Parksville, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - VHU

    Apr 5, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • FELT, KRISTINA L
    • Fumalle, Lindsay

    Victoria Health Unit, Multi-purpose Rm
    1947 Cook Street, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    COURTENAY - CVCHC

    Apr 9, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • einarson, adele
    • BIZIER, LINDA P

    Comox Valley Community Health Centre Unit, Cedar Rm,
    961 England Ave, Courtenay, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - GRH

    Apr 10, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • MCWHIRTER, CHRISTINE L
    • Mason, Jody

    Gorge Road Hospital 4th Floor
    63 Gorge Road East, Victoria, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    Apr 11, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • DIXON, BARBARA J
    • SKEELES, SONYA

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm G235
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    PORT ALBERNI - WCGH

    Apr 13, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    West Coast General Hospital, Meeting Rm A
    3949 Port Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    COWICHAN VALLEY - CP

    Apr 16, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    Cairnsmore Place, McKinnon Rm
    250 Cairnsmore Street, Duncan, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - RJH

    Apr 17, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • WHITELEY, TYLEIGH

    Royal Jubilee Hospital, Begbie Hall, Woodward Rm
    1952 Bay St, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    COWICHAN VALLEY - CDH

    Apr 17, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • EVERITT, KAREN E

    Cowichan District Hospital, Lecture Rm
    3045 Gibbins Rd, Duncan, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - VGH

    Apr 18, 2018, 7:30am - 3:30pm

    • MARKS, MARY E
    • MACFARLANE, SHARI S

    Victoria General Hospital, Lecture hall
    1 Hospital Way, Victoria, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    Apr 19, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • FINDLAY, CHRISTINA M

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Teaching Rm 2050
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - RJH

    Apr 26, 2018, 7am - 3pm

    • TEVES, REBBECCA
    • Murray, Kitty

    Royal Jubilee Hospital, Patient Care Centre, Rm 150 1952 Bay St, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    COURTENAY - CVH

    May 3, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • MUUS, INGE
    • HEGG, DEANNE L

    Comox Valley Hospital, Meeting Rm 1-3
    101 Lerwick Rd, Courtenay, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - GRH

    May 8, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • MCWHIRTER, CHRISTINE L
    • CAMPBELL, IAN R

    Gorge Road Hospital Auditorium
    63 Gorge Road East, Victoria, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    CAMPBELL RIVER - CRIP

    May 8, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • Wackerman, helene
    • Robertson, Simon
    • Sparling-White, Lisa

    Campbell River, Ironwood Place
    1351 Ironwood Street, Campbell River

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    May 9, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • HANNAH, GAIL J
    • PLUMBLY, LYNNE S

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm G245
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - RJH

    May 10, 2018, 7am - 3pm

    • TEVES, REBBECCA
    • Murray, Kitty

    Royal Jubilee Hospital, Patient Care Centre, Rm 150
    1952 Bay St, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - RJH

    May 15, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • HALONEN, PAMELA J

    Royal Jubilee Hospital, Begbie Hall, Woodward Rm
    1952 Bay St, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    May 15, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • MCLELLAN, LORNA E
    • BURKE, TALIA C

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm G244
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - VGH

    May 16, 2018, 7:30am - 3:30pm

    • CARTERSIM, NORMAN G

    Victoria General Hospital, lecture hall
    1 Hospital Way, Victoria, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    CAMPBELL RIVER - CRG

    May 17, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • GAUVREAU, SHELLY LYNNE
    • MOULAISONDAVIS, SALLY A

    Campbell River Hospital CRG Meeting Rms 1-3
    375 2nd Ave, Campbell River, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    TOFINO - TGH

    May 17, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • LOTHROP, ARLENE D
    • FREY, GAELLE A

    Tofino General Hospital, 261 Neill St, Tofino, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    PORT ALBERNI - WCGH

    May 25, 2018, 8am - 4pm

    • KNAPP, DANIEL W E
    • Maillet, Joanne

    West Coast General Hospital, Meeting Rm A
    3949 Port Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    COWICHAN VALLEY - CDH

    May 25, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • EVERITT, KAREN E
    • Dobson, Lorraine

    Cowichan District Hospital, Lecture Rm
    3045 Gibbins Rd, Duncan, BC

    Prerequisites Required

    NANAIMO - NRGH

    May 28, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • HOLMES, MICHELE
    • Sosa, Maileibys Martinez

    Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Rm G245
    1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo

    Prerequisites Required

    VICTORIA - QA

    May 28, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm

    • Fumalle, Lindsay
    • FELT, KRISTINA L

    Queen Alexandra Hospital, Pearkes Building, Multi-purpose Rm
    3970 HARO ROAD, Victoria

    Prerequisites Required

    Contact Info

    Please contact VP Training Reports

    VPTrainingReports@viha.ca