For the first time in history, The McAfee Institute brings together the industries best to form the only board certification focused on preventing, investigating and responding to crisis and threats in the workplace & school systems.
Active shooter scenarios and workplace violence situations unfold quickly leaving the employees vulnerable with little time to respond and mitigate the event.
The skills that you will learn by studying for the WVTS will help you to become the resident expert in dealing with potential workplace violence situations, threats in the workplace and school system, active shooter situations and more.
You will learn everything from Threat Assessment, Prevention, Implementation, Investigation, Prosecution, Root Cause Analysis, and Response.
Associates degree plus two years of experience or
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience or A minimum two years’ experience as a full-time faculty member at an accredited educational institution.
In addition, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a WVTS®.
Applicant must provide a copy of the certified transcript of education ONLY if using a college degree rather than experience to qualify. Applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a Workplace Violence & Threat Specialist.