Dr. Steve Albrecht is a keynote speaker at Ijona Skills and he is a trainer, speaker, author, and consultant, Dr. Steve Albrecht is internationally known for his expertise in high-risk HR issues. He specializes in threat assessment, threat management, Threat Assessment Team training, site security surveys, workplace and school violence awareness, and crisis response programs for private-sector firms, aerospace, utilities, healthcare, municipal government, library systems, banks; K-12 schools, and community colleges and universities.
He provides consulting, employee coaching, and training seminars in leadership, supervision, coaching, safety and security, workplace violence prevention, harassment prevention, diversity, substance abuse, team building, conflict resolution, ethics, critical thinking, customer service, and stress management.
In 1994, Dr. Albrecht co-wrote Ticking Bombs: Defusing Violence in the Workplace, one of the first business books on workplace violence. The book featured his ground-breaking prison interview with convicted workplace double murderer, Robert Mack. Besides his work as a conference presenter and keynote speaker, he appears in the media as a source on workplace violence, security, and crime. His 18 books include Library Security; Tough Training Topics; Added Value Negotiating; Service, Service, Service!; and Fear and Violence on the Job.
In 1999, Steve retired from the San Diego Police Department, where he had worked since 1984, both as a full-time officer and later as a reserve sergeant, reserve training officer, and a domestic violence investigator. He has written six books on police officer safety and tactics.
He holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Security Management, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He has been a trainer for 31 years and is certified in human resources, security management, employee coaching, and threat assessment. He holds the designation "Certified Threat Manager" (CTM) from the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). He is the past president of the San Diego ATAP chapter and the current Vice President of the Colorado ATAP Chapter.