Tue, Dec 01


Online three-session training

Crisis Intervention and De-Escalation for Housing Providers

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Time & Location

Dec 01, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Online three-session training

About the event

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRAINING IS ON THREE DATES.  YOU ONLY NEED TO REGISTER ONCE.  RESIDENTIAL FACILITY CLASS 2 OPERATORS AND STAFF MUST ATTEND ALL 3 DATES FOR THE DURATION OF EACH WEBINAR IN ORDER TO GET 6 HOURS OF REQUIRED MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING TOWARDS LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION.  Residential Facility Class 2 (Adult Care Facilities) staff members and other housing providers who treat individuals suffering from mental illness in out of home facilities require skills that bring calm while managing mental health crises and aggressive behaviors while maintaining a safe treatment environment. This requires knowledge of best practices in crisis management with knowledge of legal and state mandated resources .   This training focuses on creating a safe environment and providing for an understanding of risk behaviors, behavioral escalation, and trauma and violence prevention. A “core strategy” approach which centers on proactive de-escalation, data driven, and client centered interventions, debriefing and crisis/safety planning.  GOALS:  Understand the core strategies of creating a “violence free/coercion free” environment Understand the emotional and mental illness factors that can lend themselves to a crisis Understand proactive interventions to a crisis Understand de-escalation and debriefing and the creation of crisis plans Understand the impact of suicide behavior and the factors that contribute to it Increase awareness of Ohio MH law and knowledge of resources OBJECTIVES:  Discuss what mental health crisis entails Discuss/review trauma and mental illness symptoms which may lead to a crisis Discuss antecedent interventions, behavioral interventions, problem solving skills and recovery interventions Discuss aspects of suicide prevention and safety planning Discuss empowerment and engagement principles