North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Threat Assessment and Workplace Violence

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement officers, workplace and corporate security personnel, prosecutors, managers and supervisors who would be called upon to assess, investigate and manage threats against individuals and or the workplace.

Course Goal:

This course examines those individuals who communicate threats or other unusual communications to others as
well as emphasis in identifying the difference between those who make a threat and those who pose a threat. In addition, this course examines the various theories of the cause of workplace shooters, warning signs, assessment and interventions.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify types of communicated threats (implied, direct and conditional).
  • Distinguish the difference between those who make a threat and those who pose a threat.
  • Identify types of threat communicators and level of concern or danger.
  • Correctly identify how to manage and reduce the danger level.
  • Describe and apply the methodology to recognize and encourage “leakage” in workplaces to prevent violence.


This course will employ lecture, discussion and conference methods.

Course Requirements:

Attendance at all class sessions is required.

Special Concerns:

Checks should be made payable to Michael Prodan and mailed to 233 Bradley Drive, West Columbia, SC 29170.




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Course Coordinator:

Doug Robinson

Length of Course:

One day - 8 hours

 CICP Credit