Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA)

Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA)

This 3 day Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA) Training is a mandatory requirement for any member of staff that works in a violent/ aggressive setting, particularly within a mental health environment.

This course is for any delegate who is required to complete 3 day PMVA training or those that need to update their 3 day PMVA training certificate. A health declaration must be completed on the day of the course, which will be assessed by the course tutor. Due to the physical nature of this course we cannot accept any pregnant candidates on the course, post- natal learners should seek advice from their GP prior to attendance. All candidates must wear suitable clothing, e.g. tracksuit bottoms, trainers and t-shirt.

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: -

Understand their Legal Responsibilities
Understand Reasonable Force
Understand ethical considerations of physical intervention
Identify possible causes of violence + aggression
Know the stages of the assault cycle + what each stage means
Be able to identify signs of escalation + aggression
Understand the different types of de-escalation strategies
Recognise the importance of early intervention
Understand the importance of continually assessing + evaluation the levels of risk posed by difficult / challenging people
Select + utilise appropriate physical + nonphysical strategies to manage aggressive individuals
Demonstrate how to escape safely from a variety of grabs + holds


Course Structure and Cost

Day 1
Presentation on Use of Force/ Mental Capacity Act/ Mental Health Act Role + Responsibilities of Head Person, 3 C's, presenting + securing head Instruction + practice of:-

- Friendly come along (including Non-Contact, stage one, two + figure of four)
- Standing holds to include (Escape and Rescue)
- Upper Arm Wrap, Team Formulation & Approach
- Upper Arm Wrap to a secure hold
- Seated De-escalation to include Trouble Drills
Day 2
Presentation of de-escalation techniques, the assault cycle and early warning signs Instruction + practice of:-

- Upper Arm Wrap to Supine
- Turning from relocation holds to wrap and vice versa
- Supine Descent to floor to elevated rest position
- Supine trouble drill sniper
- Standing from floor to Supine
- De-escalation in Supine
- Securing legs in Supine
- Supine I.M
Day 3
Presentation on Risks associated with Restraint Instruction + practice of:-

- Prone descent to floor
- Prone upper rest to lower and vice versa
- De-escalation on the floor
- Securing Legs in Prone
- Turning Prone to Supine and Supine to Prone
- Door work, reliefs in standing, supine or prone
Price - Book Course & Pay Online
£120.00 per person

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