The aim of this Prevention and Management of Aggression and Violence (PMAV) Course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to be able to manage aggression and violence.
This course provides staff members with the knowledge, confidence and skills in recognising the early indicators, assessing and de-escalating aggressive behaviour encountered within the context of their role.
Who Should Attend?
All individuals working in a Challenging role.
Who is the course intended for?
All individuals working in a Challenging role. This course is based on the HSE’s Policy on the Prevention and Management of Work-Related Aggression & Violence 2018, their Strategy for Managing Work-related Aggression and Violence within the Irish Health Service 2008 and the Mental Health Commission’s Code of Practice on the use of Physical Restraint.
1 Day (09:00 – 16:30)
This course is a classroom based and instructor led highly interactive programme utilising a range of training methods: presentation, small group interactions, demonstrations, and practical hands-on training.
The course comprises of theory and practical. There will be a short-written test and skills demonstration as part of the assessment.
On successful completion of this course participants will be issued with Amber Safety Certificate of Completion valid for 2 years.