The Department of Police Services offers a variety of workshops open to the community. Whether you're a student, staff member, alumni, faculty member or part of the community, we encourage you to sign up for our workshops to learn new tips and skills to keep you and your family safe. Printer-friendly flyer.
This earthquake-specific course will focus on what to do before, during, and after an earthquake to support personal and family safety. The course will include personal action-items participants can take home to secure furniture and wall hangings, plan for turning off gas and water utilities, creating a family emergency kit, and develop a family plan of communication and reunification. Participants will also learn what they may need to access resources from their local, state, and federal governments. Read more
Part I of this two-part workshop is designed to familiarize staff with the range of university resources available and how to activate those resources when responding to a variety of behaviors that may cause concern within your department. A case study format will be utilized to provide discussion about the key elements necessary when dealing with distressing, disruptive and threatening behaviors. Read more
Part II of the workshop will deal with the worst case scenario of an active shooter situation on campus. A dynamic video will be shown and discussion will follow to explain the survival mindset necessary in that situation as well as realistic strategies for dealing with it. Read more
This workshop will help you understand what identity theft is, how criminals obtain your personal information and how to detect, deter & defend yourself against victimization. Read more
CSUN supervisors and MPPs will better understand the structure and organization of the University framework (who does what and when) in response to routine and critical incident emergencies on campus. Learn about providing advice to help staff remain calm and understand the emergency response process, information flow and actions to take (or not) in a given situation. Also discussed are expectations for management personnel and how to prepare for emergencies ahead of time on a departmental level. Read more
Having your financial and medical records along with important contact information is crucial to the disaster recovery process. Participants will identify the documents needed to protect themselves and household members to include financial, medical, and legal documentation to work with insurance companies, care providers, and government disaster assistance programs. Read more
Preparing for emergencies should not fall on your shoulders alone. Young children and teens alike need to be part of the process — for their own safety and sense of empowerment. Participants will learn to work together to build an emergency kit, sit down as a family to talk about your communications plan, role-play what you would do during a disaster, and hold fire drills in your house. Read more
Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, SnapChat, and Instagram have become an integral part of our lives. Social media sites are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be cautious about how much personal information you post. This course will teach you to be cyber safe and while still being able to enjoy your social networking. Read more
This workshop covers a basic understanding of: the legislative intent, criminal and civil liabilities, moral principles, psychological and physical effects, and more! Read more
radKIDS is the leading educator in realistic and empowering personal safety education for both children and parents. The radKIDS Program provides children with hope, options, and practical skills to recognize, avoid, and escape violence and abuse. This is a 5-day workshop.