Management of Violence and Aggression (MVA)

Management of Violence and Aggression (MVA)


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone who cares for individuals who display violence and aggression

Course Aims

To be able to manage violence and aggression safely and effectively

Learning Outcomes

  • Be aware of the consequences of Violence and Aggression 
  • Know examples of challenging behaviour 
  • Recognise the key legislation relating to Managing Violence and aggression  
  • Know the five key parts of the assault cycle 
  • Be aware of the risk factors that can precipitate violence and aggression  
  • Know how to take steps to prevent episodes of violence and aggression 
  • Be aware of the causes of escalation 
  • Recognise the signs of escalation 
  • Understand effective ways to de-escalate aggressive and violent episodes 
  • Understand why rapid tranquilisation is used 
  • Recognise commonly used Rapid Tranquilisation medications 
  • Understand what is meant by Reasonable Force 
  • Recognise correct technique to use in restraints 
  • Be-aware of no-go areas of the body 
  • Recognises the dangers and signs of positional asphyxia 
  • Know how to respond to someone with a ligature

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Days

Contact Us

For more information, or to book any of our courses, please contact us on 01706 375578