Trevel Henry is a training consultant who has provided expert witness opinion for solicitor clients in cases involving the Police service, Prison service, Security industry, NHS, Social Care and other related work sectors.
He has been instructed in matters ranging from injury incidents during training, injuries incidents in police custody and deaths during restraint. He is experienced in the provision of verbal advice, written opinion and expert reports for civil and criminal courts, inquests, tribunals and workplace internal discipline hearings. He also has experience of working for claimants, defendants and as a single joint expert.
Following 20 plus, years employment with Kent Police, initially as a personal safety trainer, then through professional development he went on to become the manager of the Staff Safety Training Unit (SSTU). Under his management the SSTU were responsible for the training delivery of conflict prevention, management and resolution; physical intervention and the use of associated personal protective equipment for all Kent police officers and staff. Additional responsibilities included consulting on police operations, training strategies, policies and standard operating procedures, as well as the research, evaluation and validation of training and use of force incidents.
He is a past member of the Police National Practitioners Group for Personal Safety Protection, a sub-group of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Conflict Management Portfolio Group. He also performed the duties of the Chair for the South East Region’s Police Practitioners Group. He has formally attended national and international meetings, along with delivering training and presentations in the USA, Canada, South Africa and Europe.
He is the Director of NVC Awareness Training & Consultancy Services, who provide guidance, training and post incident support to professionals working in healthcare, education, local authorities, retail, leisure, transport, security and community groups. The process of training needs analysis reviews ensures that training is appropriate to the needs of the staff undergoing training.
Trevel Henry is a Board member of the Institute of Conflict Management (ICM), a national body which was formed to support the management of challenging and violent behaviours within the workplace. As a member of the ICM Board he plays an active part in the quality assurance of training standards relating to positive behaviour support within Health & Social Care. The ICM continue to promote the National Occupational Standards for the “prevention and management of work related violence”, which was agreed and funded by the Health & Safety Executive.