September 28, 2012

“Surviving Active Intruder/Shooter Incidents” Seminars in Grand Rapids, MI

This seminar will teach attendees how to assess risk, manage incidents and develop safety and protective practices for their customers, employees and stakeholders. The program is designed as a hands-on training, encouraging participants to understand vulnerabilities to threats, litigation issues, their own organization’s Health and Safety capabilities, and preparedness. The seminar will review active shooter incident case histories, benchmark best practices from the Department of Homeland Security and OSHA/MIOSHA guidelines, define training strategies, roles of organization violence prevention team members, and enhance the company’s safety program to prepare for such incidents. The program is supported in part with funding from the CET Division of MIOSHA.

To register, contact Kelly Durso at 313-223-3085 or

Seminar Presenters

David J. Houston is a Member in the Dickinson Wright Lansing office and practices in its Labor & Employment and Commercial Litigation groups. Dave has handled all aspects of workplace violence matters including policy development and implementation, protective orders, and where necessary, discipline and termination. Dave also practices labor, employment and discriminatory law, including EEO and wrongful discharge defense litigation, collective bargaining and representation of employer before the National Labor Relations Board. Dave is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin.

Marilyn Knight, M.S.W. is the President/CEO of the Incident Management Team. As a lecturer and trainer in the areas of Workplace Violence Prevention, Crisis Response and Organizational Change, she has presented at over 250 conferences and seminars in North America and Asia. She has also responded to many critical incidents throughout the world including the World Trade Center terrorist attack of 9/11, Post Office shootings, airline disasters, industrial accidents and was the on-site consultant to Ryder Corporation after the Oklahoma City bombing of the Alfred Murrah Building. She helped design the violence prevention programs for Intel world-wide, Nortel and Eaton Corporation.

Dr. Kenneth L. Wolf consults on Threat Management, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and Crisis Response Strategies. He is a fully licensed clinical psychologist and is the Vice President of the Incident Management Team operating worldwide. He has assisted in many crises, including the Northwest Airlines disasters of flights #255, #299, and #1482, the mass shootings at the U.S. Post Offices in Royal Oak and Dearborn, Michigan, the Oklahoma City terrorist bombing, and the World Trade Center terrorist attack. He helped design violence prevention programs for Fortune 500 companies, the United States Army and many federal agencies.

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Davenport University
Lettinga Sneden Center Auditorium
6191 Kraft Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
Registration Required