Is violence prevention training part of the emergency response plan?
Yes. As part of the updated emergency response plan, we’ve introduced online violence prevention training here at the Mount. Everyone is asked to complete the training.
Why do we need violence prevention training at the Mount?
Violence prevention training is one way to help keep you safe and also help ensure a safe university community. By knowing what to do if there is a violent incident, you can better protect yourself and those around you.
How do I access the violence prevention training?
You can find links to the training sites for both students and faculty/staff here: Emergency Procedures (scroll down to select the “Violence Prevention” section). Students will have to log-in to Moodle to complete the training..
Is the violence prevention training mandatory?
All Mount students, faculty and staff are expected to take the violence prevention training. As members of a university community, we have a responsibility to one another to be as prepared for emergency events, including violent events, as possible. By knowing what to do if there is a violent incident, you can better protect yourself and those around you.
Is there a version of the violence prevention training for those who are sight or hearing impaired?
The web-based training includes a video with captions, as well as voice-over recording of the same information. For those with sight impairment, the balance of the online training is accessible via screen readers. Students who need help accessing this training are encouraged to contact Accessibility Services via Kim.Musgrave@msvu.ca or 902-457-6323.