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Class Information for Nonviolent Crisis Intervention MENTAL HEALTH Annual Refresher Course (Mental Health Nurses and Technicians)

Session: May 12, 2022
Type: In-person
Class Size: 12
# Openings: 10
Class Session Date(s): 01/01/22 - 12/31/22
Registration Dates: 09/16/2021 01:01 PM - 12/31/2022 01:01 PM
Coordinator: Lilian A Somuah


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.

Contact Hours

6.5 contact hours

Special Comments

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.

Target Audience

This course is designed for all mental health nurses and technicians after completion of the 2 Day CPI NCI comprehensive course.

Course Objectives

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.


CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention* 2 Day Initial Class.

Additional Information

Evening In-person class from 2:30pm- 11pm

Session Schedule

Date Times Location
Thursday May 12, 2022 03:00 PM - 10:30 PM NIH Clinical Center:CRC 5-2550