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1st Edition

Workplace Violence
Issues in Threat Management

ISBN 9780367471347
Published January 14, 2020 by Routledge
112 Pages 11 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence. The authors, who themselves have implemented successful workplace violence protection programs, guide novice and experienced practitioners alike in the development of their own programs.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: What is Workplace Violence?

2. The Foundation: Creation of a Workplace Violence Prevention Policy

3. Development of a Threat Management Program

4. Principles of Threat Assessment and Management

5. Legal Considerations in the Management of Threats

Michael A. Crane, Esq. and Matthew W. Doherty

6. The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Its Role in the Management of Workplace Threats

7. Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases

Pamela A. Paziotopolous

8. Case Studies

9. Research in Assessing Levels of Threat: Implications for Workplace Violence Training

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Christina M. Holbrook co-leads The Boeing Company’s Enterprise threat management program.

David E. Bixler co-leads The Boeing Company’s Enterprise threat management program.

Eugene A. Rugala is president of Eugene A. Rugala and Associates LLC. He was formerly with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) and was assigned to the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC), FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia.

Carri Casteel, MPH, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa.