08 Nov 2022

SAU Professor, Dr. Webb, Guest Presenter at Annual Training Conference for Real Estate Investigators

As of November 3, 2022, Dr. Patrick Webb participated as a guest presenter at an annual training conference for real estate investigators. The conference was sponsored by the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO) and was held in Raleigh, NC between November 1-3, 2022.

Dr. Webb’s presentation was entitled, Workplace Violence Safety Training: The Efficacy of Kinesics and De-escalation.  

The presentation revealed evidence-based strategies designed to minimize the risk of crime victimization. This included current workplace violence statistics as provided by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Emphasis was placed upon the use of techniques associated with kinesics (non-verbal communication). Corresponding literature (based upon the use of kinesics and de-escalation) was provided for all attendees.