The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction is hosting the next Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) certificate program December 14-16, 2021 via Zoom.
This program is coordinated by Linda Nubani, assistant professor of interior design.
The Complete CPTED Certificate Training is a three-day course that focuses on understanding the relationship between the physical environment and criminal opportunities.
Participants will be introduced to theories on crimes, offender’s decision-making process in relation to the physical environment and principals of CPTED.
Instruction will be a combination of lectures, in-class exercises/assessments and a field assessment. Lectures will cover the following topics:
- Theories in criminology (Rational Choice Theory, Routine Activity Theory, Situational Crime Prevention).
- CPTED background/principals (surveillance, access, territoriality and maintenance).
- Color Psychology/materials.
- Traffic calmers.
- Terror mitigation.
- Use of art.
- Public restrooms.
- Use of charrettes in community engagement to reduce crime.
- Case studies: Bank robberies, convenient stores, car theft, residential homes, emergency departments/hospitals, schools, university buildings, parks, and correctional facilities
To receive certification participants will need to complete a final exam.
When: Dec 14-16, 2021.
Where: Virtually via zoom
Who: Planners, developers, landlords, business owners, law enforcement and anyone interested in understanding crime prevention through environmental design.
Register: Register online today