M1 Basic MAB® & M2 Advanced MAB®

Workplace Violence Prevention

& Safe Evasion Maneuvers

"This is a Bundled Course - M1 Basic MAB is provided Online, M2 Advanced MAB is delivered in a Classroom Based Environment"

Course Edition

Blended Learning Edition - $90.00 Per Student

The M2 Advanced MAB course is a comprehensive program designed to equip you with critical skill sets that will prove to be invaluable in various situations. By enrolling in this course, you will learn how to prevent, de-escalate, and evade potentially dangerous situations that could lead to physical assault. The curriculum is carefully crafted to provide you with a holistic understanding of self-defense techniques that are relevant and effective in real-world scenarios.

This course is offered as a bundled edition, which means you will have access to both the M1 Basic MAB Online Edition and the M2 Advanced MAB Classroom Edition. This allows for a multifaceted approach that ensures you receive the full package in terms of education and training. You will gain knowledge and skills from both online and classroom environments, ensuring that the learning experience is optimal and comprehensive. Enroll in the M2 Advanced MAB course to enhance your self-defense abilities and safeguard yourself against physical harm.

Course Elements

Course Description

The M2 Advanced MAB course teaches you the skill sets needed to prevent, de-escalate, & evade physical assault. This training will help you develop the ability to redirect conflict, enhance safety, and build confidence in your team’s performance. Training on conflict resolution, crisis negotiation, and violence prevention is essential in crisis response planning. This course will enhance your awareness and increase the effectiveness of your Crisis Intervention ability.

MAB will provide you with the skills you need to be a better leader, responder, and Care Professional. After this course, your enhanced ability to utilize skills learned in MTAC Active Listening and The Triad of Successful Interventions (combined with updated response guidelines) will greatly improve crisis response.

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Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) is the trademarked original course that has been the industry leader for over 25 years.  Keeping workplaces safe across the United States!

If your organization wishes to schedule a separate date for Live Classroom Edition of this course we are flexible and here to help. Give us a call and we will come to you!

The M2 Advanced MAB – Safe Evasion Course is for anyone who wishes to develop better evasion skills to avoid escalation or injury during Crisis moments and physical assaults. This course includes the M1 Basic MAB course.

The M2 Advanced MAB – Safe Evasion Course is a series of least restrictive singular physical maneuvers designed to provide the victim with a moment of safety to evade assault.  

This course is Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention Training with Evasion Maneuvers and is fully compliant with all California State SB-1299, AB-508, California Health and Safety Codes; 1257.7 and 1257.8, OSHA 8 CCR 3342, as well as all other State and Federal laws required to meet compliance for a mandatory workplace violence prevention program.

  • 100% Online Edition Course Format: Self-paced, the M1 Basic MAB course is approximately 4 hours long, M2 Introduction Course is approximately 2 hours long.
  • 100% Online Edition Certifications: Offers 4 CEUs with same-day certifications accessible anytime in your dashboard.
  • Certification Validity: Provides a 2-year certification for Direct Care and a 1-year certification for healthcare & the general public.
  • MABPRO Members – Bulk Registration: Option to register students in bulk with a company dashboard.

The MABPRO CORE Principles of instruction are a comprehensive and effective set of guidelines that pave the way for students to acquire the necessary skills to prevent workplace violence. With this program, students are equipped with the knowledge and tools they need to be able to read situations in conflict proactively and guide them away from crisis. The program allows responders to build on their existing capabilities, hone their skills, and enhance their overall performance in the face of challenging circumstances. The end result is a highly trained and resourceful workforce that is able to identify and address potential conflicts before they escalate, resulting in a safer and more secure working environment for everyone. By following the MABPRO CORE Principles of instruction, individuals can develop a solid foundation of expertise in handling conflict and preventing violence, ensuring that they are always prepared to respond to unexpected situations.

  • Situational Assessment
  • Types of Awareness
  • Steps to Situational Awareness
  • Steps to Environmental Awareness
  • The Team Dynamic
  • Proxemics
  • Avenues of Approach
  • Risk Management
  • Imminent Danger to Self or Others
  • The 10 MABPRO Crisis Response Principles
  • Defining and Responding to Stress
  • Fundamental Reasons Why People Lose Control
  • MTAC Defined
  • Critical Thinking
  • Trigger Words & Phrases
  •  Using Nonverbal Communication
  • What is Active Listening
  • Negotiation for Success
  • Identifying and Presenting Options
  • Quickly Defining What Not to Do
  • Understanding the Assault Cycle
  • Inward Planning

MABPRO Safe Evasion Maneuvers are an incredible tool for improving the responder’s ability to effectively evade and escape any potential physical assault. Whether you are facing a minor altercation or a potentially life-threatening situation, these maneuvers are proven to be effective in a variety of scenarios, and can help to protect both the responder and the patient. Unlike some other methods of self-defense or evasion, these techniques have been specifically designed to minimize any risk to the patient, ensuring that the responder can feel confident and in control at all times. With MABPRO Safe Evasion Maneuvers, you will be able to quickly and easily define safe alternatives when facing crisis moments, making you an invaluable asset to any team or organization. Start improving your response skills today and give yourself the peace of mind that comes with knowing you can handle any situation that comes your way!

  • MABPRO Response Posture
  • Hitting & Kicking Defense
  • Proxemic Defense Strategies
  • Single Grasp Release – Over
  • Single Grasp Release – Under
  • Double Grasp Release – Over
  • Double Grasp Release – Under
  • Forward Choke – Split Release
  • Forward Choke – Full Release
  • Forward Choke – Palm Release
  • Rear Choke Release
  • Hair Pulling Release
  • Pinch Release
  • Scratch Release
  • Bite Release
  • Bear Hug – Over the Arms
  • Bear Hug – Under the Arms

It cannot be overstated how vital it is to ensure safety in the workplace. With the ever-increasing risk of violence in today’s society, businesses and industries of all kinds are seeking proactive measures to prevent any possible incidents from occurring. This is where MABPRO comes in – as a trusted and reliable resource for preventing workplace violence before it even occurs.

Our expertly designed programs are tailored to empower employees to minimize conflict and resolve disputes in a manner that steers clear of crisis-level situations. By equipping your staff with the tools and knowledge necessary to recognize and handle potential conflicts early on, you can help create a safer and more secure work environment for everyone. When it comes to workplace safety, don’t settle for anything less than the best – choose MABPRO to be your top-notch prevention resource, and help ensure the well-being of your employees and your entire workplace.

  • The General Public
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • LVN
  • CNA
  • Care Providers
  • Direct Support Providers
  • Group Home Staff
  • Day Program Staff
  • Social Workers
  • Teachers
  • Security Professionals

We Meet and Exceed Regulatory Compliances – 

MABPRO MAB Training complies with all State and Federal standards and requirements such as the AB-508, AB-1083, AB-30, SB-1299, Health and Safety Codes 1257.7 and 1257.8, Title 22, MO. HB-652 and all standards required by The Joint Commission, CMS, OSHA, SEIU union, and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners are specific to healthcare and workplace violence. All levels of MABPRO’s MAB Training are also recognized by the following regulatory compliance organizations, along with many others, as a valid and accepted choice for a violence prevention program. 

Just some of the National Healthcare Organizations that recognize and support the need for MABPRO Education:


  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
  • Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)
  • National Alliance for The Mentally Ill (NAMI)
  • National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
  • Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC)
  • The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
  • California Mental Health Directors Association (CMHDA)
  • Accreditation Council on Developmental Disabilities (ACDD)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (CAL-OSHA)
  • California Department of Health Services-Facilities Licensing
  • California Community Care Licensing (CCL)
  • California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies (CASRA)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness California (NAMIC)
  • California Alliance of Child and Family Services (CACFS)
  • California Mental Health Advocates for Children and Youth (CMHACY)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • California Mental Health Planning Council CMHPC)
  • California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies (CCCMHA)
  • Mental Health Association in California (MHAC)
  • California Psychological Association (CPA)
  • California Psychiatric Association (CPA)
  • Missouri Nurses Association (MONA)
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • National Nurses United (NNU

Professional Conduct: Master maintaining composure and professionalism during all phases of a crisis.

  • Understanding Crisis Dynamics: Deepen your knowledge about situational and environmental awareness, proxemics, and risk management.
  • Assaultive Behavior Management: Uncover the reasons behind aggressive behaviors and learn effective methods to address them.
  • Critical Communication Skills: Develop critical thinking, active listening, and both verbal and nonverbal communication techniques.
  • Practical De-escalation Strategies: Apply the 10 MABPRO crisis response principles and refine negotiation skills for real-time conflict resolution.

Structured Learning for Effective Crisis Management

The M1 Basic MAB course’s modular format ensures comprehensive coverage of every crisis management component. Consequently, the curriculum includes interactive modules with practical scenarios, team collaboration techniques, and comprehensive assessments.

Enrollment, Access, and Certification in MAB Online Training

Enrolling is easy: click ‘Enroll’ to purchase and start the course. You can log in anytime and access the course under ‘My Courses’ in the top menu. Additionally, your progress is saved for continuous learning. Upon completion, receive an instantly downloadable MAB certificate, a testament to your expertise.

Industry Compliance and Accreditation

Our course adheres to California State SB-1299, AB-508, and other relevant laws, ensuring comprehensive and compliant training.

Detailed Breakdown of Key Topics

The course covers a wide range of crucial topics, including situational assessment, types of awareness, team dynamics, proxemics, risk management, MABPRO crisis response principles, stress management, behavioral triggers, critical thinking, communication skills, practical deescalation strategies, and comprehensive assessments.

Why Choose M1 Basic MAB Online Training?

Invest in your growth with a course designed for creating safer workplaces. Ideal for various professionals, our training combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications.

Enroll in M1 Basic MAB  Training today and step towards becoming a certified expert in managing workplace crises. This course is more than training; it’s a platform for significant professional impact.

Extensive Topics Covered Include:

The course encompasses a wide array of topics, from situational assessment and types of awareness to proxemics, risk management, the 10 MABPRO crisis response principles, stress management, critical thinking, communication skills, and more.

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