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Preventing and responding to aggressive patient behavior, part two

July 21, Sept. 16 & Nov. 17

This event is open to HANYS members and non-members.

HANYS is pleased to introduce part two of our Preventing and responding to aggressive patient behavior webinar series. This series focuses on the rise in aggressive patient behavior experienced by members, and offers an opportunity to learn from and ask questions of nationwide experts.

Upcoming sessions:

Advanced strategies for a coordinated response | July 21

This session will provide an overview of Behavioral Emergency Response Teams and ethical approaches to patient distress. Strategies for engaging leadership and frontline staff, including the use of data, will also be shared.


  • Carmen Black, MD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

  • Rachel Handler, MS, LMHC, Executive Director, Behavioral Health Services, St. Peter's Health Partners

Partnering with law enforcement | Sept. 16


  • Charles Day, Vice President, Security, Albany Medical Center
  • Joseph Sweeney, Senior Director, Security, Hospital for Special Surgery

Streamlining investigations | Nov. 17

Speakers: coming soon!

All sessions will be held 2 to 3 p.m. Choose which sessions you would like to attend during registration.

Want to learn more? Recordings from part one of our series are available here. Also, be sure to check out the recording of our May 19 session on discriminatory patient behavior.

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Registration Support at learning@hanys.org or 518.431.7867.

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