U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Workplace Violence Prevention Program

The objectives of this program are to:

Disruptive Behavior Reporting System

This is an in-house, VHA system-wide way that past violent or disruptive behavior can be noted in a patient record. This allows staff to plan and act to promote safety for all involved in an episode of care, and ensure needed care is received.

Workplace Violence Prevention Presentation: Best Practices in Health Care Environments

Presentation by Lynn Van Male, PhD (Director, Workplace Violence Prevention Program at Veterans Affairs) at The Joint Commission on August 30, 2018.