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Managing Challenging, Aggressive and Violent Behaviour

The next level in education, qualifications, endorsement and accreditation

Eric Baskind
Consultant and expert witness in the use of force and physical interventions
and Research Fellow

Oxford Brookes University

and Dr Anthony Bleetman
Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Former Specialist
Committee Member, Violence and Aggression National
Quality Standard, NICE, and Honorary Clinical Associate
 University of Warwick Medical School
Medical Advisor, Ministry of Defence

with Professor Karim Brohi
Professor of Trauma Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London
and Consultant Vascular & Trauma Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Introducing two new initiatives.
• new MSc in Enhancing the Safety of Persons in Care or Custody
• new SWC PMVA Endorsement and Accreditation programme

• taking education and qualifications to the next level and educating tomorrow’s leaders. Introducing the new MSc in “Enhancing the Safety of Persons in Care or Custody”
• taking endorsement and accreditation to the next level. Introducing the new SWC “PMVA Endorsement and Accreditation” programme

Professor Karim Brohi started the conference by giving an overview of violence. He explained how violence was declining around the 50's however it is now on the increase since 2014/15.

Dr Antony Bleeman goes on to discuss how the issues needs a “multidisciplinary approach”, aggression and violence goes across all sectors. The manage this it “requires education, understanding and knowledge.” Antony then goes on to talk about the new MSC in violence reduction and the safer management of persons in care or custody with Queen Mary University of London that is going through approval where they are hoping to launch in 2023.

Eric Baskind discusses the SWC “Safe / Caring / Secure” rating and endorsement scheme for training and safe practice in Violence, Aggression & Other Challenging Behaviours is the Gold Standard for assessing the work done by Organisations to look after their staff and patients' safety, security and wellbeing.

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