Randy is the founder and Chief Vision Officer of the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc. He is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Conflict Resolution. Randy has also received advanced training in violence threat assessment and management from the Gavin de Becker Training Academy. In addition to his work with CTRI, he is a former Board Director for the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (CATAP).
Before founding CTRI, Randy worked directly with issues of violence prevention as a clinician in community and hospital settings. He has since broadened his training and consulting focus to include violence prevention in corporate and government settings. He is the author of CTRI’s Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response training material and is author of The Ordinary Leader, and co-author of The Culture Question and A Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces.
Randy believes it is vital for organizations to increase their violence-prevention capabilities. He is skilled at helping organizations develop communication and decision-making processes that make it easier to gather information and assess potentially violent situations. He is an intuitive consultant who is gifted at engaging entire groups in conversations around violence prevention.