• Initial Training

    The cornerstone of CPI since 1980, this program is considered the worldwide standard for crisis prevention and intervention training. With a core philosophy of providing for the Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security of everyone involved in a crisis situation, the program’s proven strategies give human service providers and educators the skills to safely and effectively respond to anxious, hostile, or violent behavior while balancing the responsibilities of care.

    The day includes emphasis on early intervention and physical intervention principles.

    In this training, you will learn:

    • How to identify behaviors that could lead to a crisis.
    • How to most effectively respond to each behavior to prevent the situation from escalating.
    • How to use verbal and nonverbal techniques to defuse hostile behavior and resolve a crisis before it becomes violent.
    • How to cope with your own fear and anxiety.
    • How to use CPI's Principles of Personal Safety to avoid injury if behavior becomes physical.
    • When it’s appropriate to physically intervene.
    • How to develop team intervention strategies and techniques.
    • How to assess the physical and psychological well-being of those involved in a crisis.
    • How to safely and effectively control and transport an individual.
    • How to maintain rapport with the acting-out individual.
    • Key steps for debriefing after a crisis.


    Centre County Site
    April 2, 2020 - April 3, 2020
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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