Physical Self-Protection and Disengaging Skills

One Day Program Program

This one-day introductory program exposes staff to non-violent self protection and disengaging skills. Moreover, it is designed to enhance safety while preserving the therapeutic relationship between the client and staff member.

Participants will:

  • Learn to assess and recognize the signs of an imminent assault;

  • Learn further about the gift of fear known also as survival intuition;

  • Enhance their awareness of personal strengths and limitations;

  • Identify supportive and defensive body positioning approaches;

  • Build and enhance their awareness of body movement, and quadrants of vulnerability;

  • Learn to use psychological distraction and evasion skills;

  • Practice disengaging from strikes, kicks, punches, grabs, chokes, hair pulls and bites;

  • Learn further about post crisis stress reaction and self-care.

Training Request Form

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