We offer a variety of restraint and crisis training courses that fit the requirements for verbal and physical de-escalation. It's critical for teachers and educators to know how to deal with crisis or restraint situations. Our offered programs are unique in their individual approaches, but each offer an overall guide for dealing with these difficult situations.
Participants learn safe and least restrictive interventions designed to help manage an individual in crisis until they can regain physical and emotional control.
The SAMA certification course is 16 hours (2 days) and participants who demonstrate competency in all skills will be certified. The 5 basic principles of the Assisting Process are:
With a core philosophy of providing for the Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security of everyone involved in a crisis situation, the CPI 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.
CPI provides guidance in behavior reduction strategies along with nonviolent physical crisis intervention training that teaches safe, non-harmful control and restraint positions to safely control an individual until they can regain control of their behavior.