Woodland Hills - Violence in the Workplace
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Woodland Hills - Violence in the Workplace

When: Thursday, November 3, 2016
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, California  91364
United States
Presenter: Jim Sporleder, Getting Real Solutions
Contact: Woodland Hills Programs Chair
310-416-1210 x709

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Violence in the Workplace


Violence in our workplaces is an emerging reality and one requiring our increased attention. According to an estimate from OSHA, nearly 2 million workers a year are affected by some form of workplace violence. Unfortunately, acts of Extreme Violence in the workplace are also on the rise. The FBI has recently concluded that Active Shooter Events have tripled since 2009.

This program will present some foundational concepts related to the prevention of workplace violence, and how to respond if an act of Extreme Violence were to occur in the workplace.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define workplace violence
  2. Know two questions to sharpen awareness to potential workplace violence
  3. Know how to respond to concerning behavior
  4. Recognize and understand the potential impact of Domestic Violence on the workplace and how to respond
  5. Know the response options available if caught inside an act of Extreme Violence.


Program Agenda 

7:30am - 7:55am - Registration
7:55am - 8:10am - Welcome/Announcements
8:10am - 9:25am - Speaker
9:25am - 9:30am - Closing 



Jim Sporleder, GETTING REAL Solutions

Jim Sporleder brings more than 25 years’ experience in the security industry to the GETTING REAL Solutions Team. With a unique background in specialized captivity survival, Jim has trained thousands of U.S. military personnel from some of the most elite units in the U.S. Department of Defense. He served as President of the Center for Personal Protection and Safety from 2004 to 2015, where he spear-headed special program initiatives and was lead developer and project director for all media-based training.

Following his passion of developing media-based training, Jim helped to found GETTING REAL Solutions, a Division of Regulus Media, Inc., in 2016. He and the GETTING REAL Solutions Team have set an aggressive production schedule, planning the release of two to four productions per year over the course of the next several years. GETTING REAL Solutions will continue to tackle some of the most pervasive and challenging topics of the day as related to interpersonal violence awareness, prevention, and response.




This program has been approved for 1.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).



This program has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Pleased be advised that the Woodland Hills Country Club will not allow any denim to be worn on their premises.  


Registration Rates 

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $25 $35
Guest/Nonmember $40 $50
PIHRA Student Member $15 $25

Online registration closes on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 12 PM. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.  


Cancellation Policy 

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellations. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to the event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.      


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Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055