A comprehensive security management
program can include a number of elements not traditionally associated
with the security industry. Strong policies, cultural surveys,
team building programs, respectful communication skills, and accurate
documentation of unaccepted behavior are all part of today's most
effective security programs.
David Hofstetter has
worked closely with Michael G. McCourt Associates to deliver many
of the programs mentioned above.
despite a client's best efforts, employees engage in unacceptable
or dangerous behavior. At-Risk assessments can help an organization
decide the best course of action for dealing with employees requiring
discipline or termination. Forensic evaluations, behavior modification
techniques and return-to-work policies are just a few of the services
provided by our associate, Gerald
Lewis, Ph.D., founder
and president of Compass.
implementation of a comprehensive security program can be a daunting
task, and calls for highly developed project management and organizational
skills. Michael G. McCourt Associates has worked closely with
(Advanced Management Services, Incorporated)
to bring projects in on budget, and on time!
problems don't always remain personal...they sometimes spill over
into the workplace, resulting in inappropriate behavior...and
sometimes, workplace violence. It's essential for organizations
to have an advocate in the form of an employee assistance program.
Michael G. McCourt Associates has worked closely with KGA,
Incorporated to mitigate
the impact of personal problems in the workplace.
Find out more about our Organization
Development Associates by reading below.
a senior consultant for Michael G. McCourt Associates Inc.,
is the founder of JD ForthSette, a consulting company specializing
in leadership, empowerment, human performance and personal
improvement. His twenty-five years of management consulting
makes him a requested associate in the areas of training and
development, management consulting, employee and leadership
coaching, organizational planning, strategic planning, and
continuous improvement. His experience spans the hospitality,
manufacturing, insurance, utility, health maintenance organization,
and financial services industries. He has assisted companies
including, Monster, Gillette, Nstar, Tufts Health Plan, BankBoston,
John Hancock, State Street Bank, and Bank of Montreal. David
is also an accomplished instructional designer and curriculum
developer. He earned his Master's Degree in Industrial/Organizational
Psychology from Capella University, and a Bachelor's degree
in Business Management from Northeastern University.
W. Lewis, Ph.D…
Dr. Lewis is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and has been
practicing in the Boston area since 1977. He was the Chief
Psychologist at the Marlboro Hospital, in-patient psychiatric
unit from 1977 through 1985 and as Team Leader, was responsible
for coordinating the clinical treatment and behavioral management
of half the patients on the unit. In 1985, he established
a private practice and, as Co-Director, organized Mental Health
Affiliates, a multidisciplinary group of mental health providers
with two office locations. In 1986, he founded COMPASS, providing
Employee Assistance Programs, management consultation, organizational
development and employee training and education. In addition,
COMPASS provides "At Risk" Assessment (Fitness for Duty Evaluations).
Dr. Lewis is an international
consultant/trainer who has addressed government agencies,
treatment facilities, schools and private businesses on a
wide range of work, behavioral health and organizational issues.
Included are: the U.S. Postal Service, the U.S. Army, the
Federal Aviation Administration, the Bank of Montreal, the
Johns Hopkins University and Medical School, the City of Phoenix,
AZ, the Panama Canal Commission and the Government of Barbados.
He is also the Assistant Team Coordinator of the MASSPORT
(Logan Airport) Trauma Response Team.
He provides litigation consultation/expert
testimony in involving workplace issues in the areas of: Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorder (PTSD), sexual harassment, workplace violence,
fitness for duty, negligent retention/termination, Americans
with Disabilities, malpractice, depression, drugs and alcohol
He has authored numerous
articles and two books: Critical Incident Stress and Trauma
in the Workplace (1994) and Workplace Hostility: Myth & Reality
(co-author, 1998). Also, The "At-Risk" Assessment Protocol:
A systemic approach to Fitness for Duty Evaluations (self-published,
2001). In addition, he contributed the chapter, "Violence
at Work: Causes and Protection" in Workplace Psychopathology:
Recognition and Adaptation, edited by Thomas, J. and Hersen,
M. (to be published in 2004).
(Advanced Management Services, Incorporated)...
AMS is a global leader
in Project Management, Organization Development and Continuous
Improvement solutions. They focus on these core competencies
because of the critical role each plays in building world
class organizations. Their services include practical consulting
solutions using industry best practices and methodologies,
instructor led and distance training options, prepackaged
training materials, and much more...all developed and delivered
by senior level experts with a commitment to client partnership
and success. Some projects are simple...some not, and implementing
or enhancing a fully integrated security technology system
can be challenging. Michael G. McCourt Associates, Incorporated,
in partnership with Advanced Management Services, Incorporated,
can make your next system upgrade a professional and rewarding
experience. Find out more about AMS, by visiting their web
site at: www.amsconsulting.com.
is a Massachusetts based, human resources consulting firm
that was founded in 1982. KGA's mission is to promote health
and well-being at all levels of an organization. They strive
to reduce the impact of stress on client companies and the
individuals who work in them. Stress is one of the factors
often associated with inappropriate behavior, or acts of violence
in the workplace. KGA makes a positive difference in the lives
of their clients by providing high quality, high-touch Employee
Assistance Program (EAP) services and innovative training
programs. KGA is small enough to be flexible, yet large enough
to cover employees around the globe. They give employees the
attention they deserve--anywhere, anytime. KGA and Michael
G. McCourt Associates, Inc., have partnered on numerous occasions
to address the unusual challenges of today's work environment.
Find out more about KGA by visiting their web site at: www.kgreer.com.