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SAFE 100 Course Information

The Associate Member Education Program (SAFE 100) consists of a fourteen-hour, face-to-face course delivered by leading environmental crime reduction specialists. This course provides participants a broad understanding of contemporary environmental criminology and related environmental design scholarship – including an overview of the SAFE Design Standard® methodology. To provide added value to participants, this course is recognized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as constituting 14 AIA/CES credits under the Health, Safety and Welfare (LU/HSW) category.

Upon completion of the Associate Member Education Program (SAFE 100), participants will be able to:

1. Develop a foundational understanding of key criminological and design theories and scholarship relating to crime reduction through design;

2. Understand and describe how criminological and design scholarship, when applied to a built environment using the SAFE Design Standard® methodology, can assist in reducing the likelihood users of a building or site will become victims of crime;

3. Review built environments using the SAFE Design Standard® methodology, and identify how design and programming could contribute to crime reduction while also promoting a positive place to live, learn, work, and play; and,

4. Learn the general process required to apply the SAFE Design Standard® to a built environment.


In-Firm Courses

The SAFE Design Council provides discounted pricing to firms wishing to have its courses delivered ‘in-firm’ – for more information, please contact us here.