The MHA will host an interactive workshop on violence Sep. 25 at the Detroit Marriott Troy as part of its overall workplace safety collaborative.
Featured speakers will discuss the development and implementation of a workplace violence prevention program and methods of addressing violence in the behavioral health population such as de-escalation, silent alarms, leadership support and injury reporting channels. Attendees will also gain valuable insight into how other healthcare organizations have sustained successful violence prevention programs and what barriers they have encountered and overcome. Registration is free
and open to all MHA members.
8 – 9 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
9 a.m. – noon
Workplace Violence Prevention Program
Monica Cooke, BSN, MA, RNC, CPHQ, CPHRM, DFASHRM, chief executive offer, Quality Plus Solutions LLC, Baltimore, MD
Noon – 1 p.m.
1 – 2 p.m.
Achieving a Culture of Zero Violence: Strategies to Improve Healthcare Safety and Security Program
Brian Uridge, security director, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2 – 3 p.m.
Managing Agitated Patients: Response, Debrief and Closure
Anissa Dyer, ARM, AIS, AIC-M, CRPO-Risk Management; Heather Treib, director of operations, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Grand Rapids, MI
For those who plan to attend the MHA Workplace Safey Collaborative: Addressing Violence in Healthcare Settings and/or the MHA Safety & Quality Symposium, arrange hotel accommodations immediately to ensure availability and the discounted rate. To do so, book your group rate online or call the Detroit Marriott Troy hotel at (888) 236-2427 and mention the MHA Safety & Quality Symposium. Reservations made after Sept. 3 will be confirmed based on availability.