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    Situational Awareness and DeEscalation Techniques (SHRMWCT)

    Date: February 15, 2023, 8:00am – 10:00am
    SHRM Western CT
    Hampton Inn
    81 Newtown Road
    $35 for members of SHRM Western CT; $45 for all others
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    This program will be an intro into recognizing and handling danger, and the importance of situational awareness.

    Our presenter will discuss how to de-escalate a situation, how to handle employee arguments and other workplace issues that could escalate.  We’ll leave time at the end of the program for your specific questions.

    Key takeaways:
    • Identify an emergency situation
    • Know the best steps to protect all involved
    • What to expect when you call 911
    • The importance of situational awareness

    This session has been submitted to HRCI and to SHRM for recertification credits.



    In 2022, Sergeant Chris Marciano retired after 25 years' service in the Waterbury Police Department.  Even before retirement, he recognized the passion that would carry him into the next phase of his life after police work:  providing expert safety training to indviduals and businesses on the topics of situational awareness, de-escalation of dangerous situations, and how to handle active workplace threats.  His business, Prepare to Act, was founded in 2011.