PMVA refers to the Prevention and Management of Violence & Aggression. It encompasses a range of approaches to dealing with challenging behaviours in safe ways that put the individual at the centre of their behaviours whilst keeping those around them safe.
This is a refresher course and focuses on maintaining the best standards in physical intervention skills.
The day will cover the following areas from our PMVA syllabus:
- The Use of Restrictive and Law
Core skills include:
- Wrist Grabs
- Clothing Grabs
- Release from Hair Pull
- Strangles and Headlocks
- Bites and Scratches
- Kicks and Punches
Advanced Skills (If required)
Advanced skills include:
- Release from bear hugs
- Assisting staff from hair pulls
- Assisting staff from bites
- Floor-based breakaways
This course is physical in nature.
Health & Fitness
On arrival you will be required to complete a health assessment declaration. This is ensure your ability to safely complete the course.
Please wear clothing that is loose fitting and comfortable. Soft soled shoes are essential. As this course will involve floor work, please ensure your clothing will protect and maintain your dignity.
Physical exercise on this course can raise your body temperature. Please be aware of personal body odours and come to the course equipped to manage your personal hygiene.
It is essential to maintain the safety of all learners on this course. Please ensure you finger nails are keep short and please avoid wearing any jewellery that could lead to physical injury.
Attitude and approach to this course form part of the assessment criteria. Any attendees found to be acting in a way that disrupts the group or causes harm to others will be removed from the session.
Please read the following carefully:
Arrival & Parking
Please arrive in good time for the start of the course.
We offer limited parking spaces. Arrive in good time to avoid parking disappointment. There is road side parking nearby.
Other Travel Arrangements
We are a 20 minute walk from Norwich train station, and there are local bus routes that stop within a few minutes walk of the centre.