AVADE® 2-Day Course Outline

 

AVADE® Workplace Violence Prevention

The AVADE® WPV Prevention training program meets the requirements of State and Federal guidelines and regulatory compliance for maintaining a Workplace Violence Prevention Training Program. This course involves scenario based exercises, group interaction, discussion, lecture and hands-on techniques.

Introduction

  • What is AVADE® Training?
  • What is Workplace Violence?
  • Workplace Violence Defined
  • The Myth of Workplace Violence
  • Crime and Violence in the Workplace
  • The AVADE® Principles
  • AVADE® Modules and Objectives
  • General Personal Safety Measures
    • Personal Safety Habits
    • Developing Habits

Awareness

  • Levels of Awareness
  • Self Awareness
  • The Amazing Mind
  • Situational Awareness
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Unconscious Awareness
  • Mental Movies and Impressing the Unconscious Mind
  • Higher Awareness
  • Developing & Increasing Awareness

Vigilance

  • Hypervigilance
  • The Five Senses
  • Trust Your Intuition
  • Using Your Intuition
  • Messages of Intuition
  • Developing Intuition
  • Stop-Look-Listen

Avoidance

  • The Best Defense
  • Characteristics of Individuals who Commit Violence
  • Stranger Violence
  • Guest/Client Violence
  • Lateral Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • What is a Predator
  • Predator Characteristics
  • Victim Paradigms
  • Prey Characteristics
  • Intentions
  • Hard Target vs. Easy Target
  • Confident-Assertive-Defensive Presence
  • Developing Your Avoidance Ability

Interpersonal Communication Skills

  • IPC Involves
  • Developing IPC
  • Body Language
  • The “Right” Angle
  • Components of the Assault Cycle
  • Signs and Symptoms of Stress
  • Stress De-Escalation
  • Signs and Symptoms of Anger
  • Anger De-Escalation
  • Signs and Symptoms of Intoxication
  • Intoxication De-Escalation
  • Signs and Symptoms of Combat
  • Strategies to Avoid Physical Harm
  • Signals of Submission
  • Developing IPC

Defense of Self and Others

  • What is Self-Defense
  • Assault
  • Types of Assault
  • Lawful Use of Defense
  • Reasonable Force
  • Deadly Force
  • Excessive Force
  • Civilian Levels of Defense
  • Post Incident Response
  • Post Incident Documentation

Stress Management

  • What is Stress
  • Types of Stress
  • Fear
  • Fight-Flight-Freeze
  • Managing Your Stress
  • Strategies for Managing Your Stress
  • Post Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

Time and Distance

  • Time or Distance
  • OODA Loop
  • Weapons and Time/Distance
  • Dangerous Weapons in YOUR Workplace
  • The Art-of-Distraction

Escape Planning

  • Escape Planning
  • Developing Escape Plans
  • Own the Door
  • Dominant Hand / Proper Positioning
  • Spatial Empathy
  • Proper Escorts
  • Relationship Escape Plans
  • Developing Escape Plans

Environmental Factors

  • Environmental Safety Factors
  • Safety Mirrors
  • Lighting • Cameras – CCTV
  • Panic Alarms
  • Private Places
  • Access Control
  • Staff Identification
  • Parking Lot Safety
  • Obstacles Around You
  • Telephone Safety

Emergency Codes & Procedures

  • Combative Person Code
  • Combative Person Team Positioning
  • Active Shooter Code
  • Active Shooter
  • Personal Codes for Alerting Others

2nd half of training course

Level II–Self-Defense Tactics & Techniques

Safety Rules

  • Self-Defense Awareness

Fundamentals of Defensive Tactics

  • Stance-Balance-Stability
  • Defensive Movements
  • Robot Exercise
  • Core Energy Principle
  • Defensive Verbalization
  • Distraction Techniques
  • Escape Strategies
  • Reactionary Gap
  • Hand Positions

Defensive Blocking

  • Deflective Blocks
  • Shoulder Block
  • Elbow Block
  • Turtle Block
  • High Block
  • Middle Block
  • Outside Blocks
  • Low Block

Personal Defensive Weapons

  • Palm Heel Defense
  • Fist Defense
  • Hammer Fist Defense
  • Forearm Defense
  • Elbow Defense
  • Knee Defense
  • Kick Defense
  • Vulnerable Areas of the Body

Self-Defense Techniques

  • One Hand Wrist Grab Defense
  • Two Hand Wrist Grab Defense
  • Front Choke Defense
  • Front Choke Defense (Special Situation)
  • Rear Airway Choke Defense
  • Rear Carotid Choke Defense
  • Rear Bear Hold Defense
  • Ground Defenses
  • Gun Threat Response Defense
  • Knife Threat Response Defense

Elements of Reporting Self-Defense or Force

  • Report and Documentation (post responses)
  • Civilian Levels of Defense

Level III – Defensive Control Tactics & Techniques

Safety Rules

  • Use of Force Awareness

Fundamentals of Defensive Tactics

  • Stance-Balance-Stability
  • Defensive Movements
  • Core Energy Principle
  • Defensive Verbalization
  • Distraction Techniques
  • Escape Strategies
  • Reactionary Gap
  • Hand Positions

Contact and Cover Positioning

  • Initial Contact
  • Proper Hand Positions
  • 1 Person and 2 Person
  • Contact Cover Strategy
  • Contact and Cover with Initial Contact

Escort Strategies & Techniques

  • ABC’s of the Escort
  • Escort (1 and 2 Person)
  • Hands-On Escort (1 and 2 Person)
  • Contact and Cover with Hands-On Escort

Control & Decentralization Techniques

  • One Arm Take-Down
  • Prone Control Positioning (Kneeling and Standing)
  • Standing the Prone Subject
  • Positional Asphyxia
  • Rear Arm Control

Elements of Reporting Force

  • Post Incident Response
  • Post Incident Documentation