Class Information for Nonviolent Crisis Intervention MENTAL HEALTH Annual Refresher Course (Mental Health Nurses and Technicians)
The CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention* annual refresher class with new enhanced content will build on the skills that organize your thinking about how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately during moments of chaos. This refresher course provides the mental health nurses and technicians with the same core program you've always known, now with additional content and new decision making and physical intervention options to expand staff capabilities.
3.5 contact hours
Contact hours are awarded to those individuals who attend the entire event and complete and submit the evaluation forms. This activity has no commercial support of sponsorship. Planner, presenters and content reviewers disclose no conflict of interest relative to this educational activity. A WebEx invite will be sent to participants approximately 1 week prior to class.
This course is designed for all mental health nurses and technicians after completion of the 2 Day CPI NCI comprehensive course.
1. Identify behavior that indicates an escalation toward aggressive and violent behavior and take appropriate measures to avoid, decelerate, and/or de-escalate crisis situations. 2. Assess the level of risk associated with crisis behavior and make appropriate decisions related to the management of such risks. 3. Use suitable and acceptable disengagement and/or Holding Skills to reduce or manage risk behavior. 4. Identify the impact of crisis events and describe post-crisis responses that can be used for personal and organizational support and learning. Pre-requisites
CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention* 2 Day Initial Class.