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Responding to Violence, Suicide, Psychosis and Trauma

Difficult, Disturbing and Dangerous Behaviour

Contact Sarah Pink at sarahp@sitra.org for information on an open access course on 11th December in Southampton – Difficult, Disturbing and Dangerous Behaviour, by Iain Bourne

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Facing Danger in the Helping Professions

The book is now in production with the Open University Press. Details can be found atFacing Danger. This book introduces the Instant Aggression Model for the first time, together with specific skills for responding to reactive, disturbed and proactive aggression. Other chapters also cover violence in a range of group contexts (gang, mob, bystander, classroom), specific skills in working collaboratively alongside colleague to manage violent situations, risk assessments, lone-working, workplace policies and procedures, supervision and post-incident support. The book is written in an engaging and narrative style illustrated throughout with copious examples from practice.

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