Categorized In: Case Services - General Client Services Policies
Approved Date: November 12, 2018
Owner: Vicki Rasmussen
Violent behavior from clients, visitors or staff will not be tolerated. Incidents of violent behavior or threats, which pose an imminent risk of physical harm to a client, VR employee or others, will immediately be reported to the local law enforcement agency and to VR administration in Lincoln. Appropriate legal action may be pursued against any person who engages in threatening or harassing behavior. Threats of suicide are covered in the Suicide Intervention policy on VRIS.
Definition of Violent Behavior
Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.
Definition of Disruptive Behavior
The following is a list (which is not exhaustive) of the types of behavior that are considered to be disruptive.
Questions for staff to ask themselves
Staff who engage in violent, disruptive or other inappropriate behavior will be subject to corrective or disciplinary action per the NAPE/AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreements and NDE Personnel Rules.