Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist (VPS)

Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist (VPS): $395.00

Our Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist Certification covers:

  • The Problem of Violence in America
  • The Problem of Violence in the Workplace
  • Types of Violence
  • Factors Which May Increase Risk of Assault
  • Identifying a Potentially Violent Worker
  • Managing and Surviving Disruptive, Threatening, or Violent Behavior


Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist (VPS)

Course Objectives:

• Understand the significant impact of violence in the country and in the workplace

• Define the various types of violence found in the workplace

• Recognize the factors associated with workplace violence for appropriate risk assessment

• Identify potentially violent employees to include signs and risk indicators

• Employ the response techniques associated with the various levels of workplace violence

• Apply the various compliance requirements associated with workplace violence, to include recordkeeping and reporting

• Effectively develop, manage, and evaluate a workplace violence prevention plan that includes appropriate control measures and employee training

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Optional Credits:

Through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1.6 CEUs are offered for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEUs for this course, upon successful completion of the exam, please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219 or clicking here.