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    Workplace Violence Reduction Awareness, Prediction & Prevention

    Date: August 20, 2015, 7:30am – 9:15am
    Todd Mitchell, SPHR, VP Programs/President Elect
    C.I. Shenanigans
    3017 Ruston Way
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    (253) 752-8811
    SHRM Member $20 / Non-Member $25 (Late Registration $25 / $30)
    Event Type:
    2015 Breakfast Meeting
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    C.I. Shenanigans
    3017 Ruston Way
    Tacoma, WA 98402

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    Thursday, August 20th, 2015 from 7:30  to 9:15 AM PDT
    *This program has been approved for 1.0 General credit hour through HRCI.

    Dear SHRM Members and Guests:

    Please join us for an exciting presentation with
    Marcus Mann from Sound Predictions LLC
     Program Overview:  This program offering is titled
    "Workplace Violence Rduction Awareness, Prediction & Prevention"

    Workplace violence is nearly 100% preventable through awareness; however, one act of violence may wipe out confidence and effectiveness. This session presents tangible solutions in predicting and reducing the risk of workplace violence by arming employees with knowledge. The session conceptualizes the needed mindset, universal ingredients of violence, and captures the clues and pre-attack warnings most frequently missed. This session will share the attitude found in a culture of safety by highlighting the powerful tools of prediction, communication, and prevention. 

    1. The bias-free and specific cues of violence,
    2. Moving beyond policy to create a Culture of Safety, and
    3. Fun exercises that enhance predictability and the importance of Workplace Violence Reduction.

    About the Speaker:

    BIO: Marcus Mann is an experienced instructor, performance coach and professional facilitator with nearly 30 years in public, nonprofit, and private sector service. As Principal for Sound Predictions LLC, he facilitates rapid organizational change, a culture of safety, and authentic influence at every level. His customized training and problem solving delivery serves public and confidential clients throughout the US, Canada, and for the Asia Tourism Industry.

    Marcus offers a fresh perspective regarding professionalism, problem solving, and how to affirm individual influence at every level. During the past 12 years he’s served as the Executive Director of Employee Development, and as a contracted HR Director, Facilitator, and Keynote. Prior to corporate service, he spent 22+ years in public safety and community leadership. Marcus lists leading a Hostage Negotiations Team and other peacekeeping activities as highlights of his professional life.

    Marcus graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia (U.VA Session 211) where he studied Organizational Behavior, Employment Law and graduated from the Behavioral Sciences Program with an emphasis on Adult Education. He is an Accredited Performance Coach and Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management. He volunteers with a number of organizations to include Boots to Shoes; War Veteran Transitions and as a Board Director for Leadership Snohomish County

    Marcus is a past recipient of the Arts & Entertainment (A&E Channel) Ace Award for Educational Excellence. Marcus shares his motivation for teaching, influence, and leadership in one simple and sound prediction:

    “Care enough to change what people know and they will likely change what they do.”

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    Information on Registration:

    Please be sure to register on or before the close of business on Monday, August 17th (4:00pm) to be eligible for the early bird discount ($5.00) and to assist us in ensuring that we have an adequate number of hand-outs as well as enough space and food for all our guests. On-line registration will close on Tuesday, August 18th at 12:00 PM.

    Late registrations must register at the meeting and pay the late fee at the door. As a reminder, if you need to cancel, please cancel your registration via email no later than 4:00 PM Monday, August 17th to avoid excess charges for no-shows. Please feel free to contact Todd Mitchell at should you have any further questions.