Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (CPI) Workshop


The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training program is a safe, nonharmful behavior management system designed to help human service providers give the best possible care, welfare, safety and security to disruptive, assaultive, and out-of-control individuals.

Time and time again, the principles and techniques taught in this program have been proven to be effective in resolving potentially violent situations. By participating in this program, you will gain the skills and confidence necessary to handle crisis situations with minimal anxiety and maximum security. This training will help you intervene more safely when behavior becomes dangerous. And most importantly, it won't damage the professional bond you've worked so hard to establish with the individuals in your care.

This one-day crisis prevention training session emphasizes early intervention and nonphysical methods for preventing or managing disruptive behavior. Your hands-on session will include the study and practice of crisis prevention methods, including restraint positions, transport techniques, and team strategies. 

Past Participant Testimonial

One of our participants was able to use the skills she learned from this program about a month after her class last spring, stating the training "made me feel empowered in a situation where emotions were running high. Before this training the only thing I could do for safety was to do a room clear which caused more stress for a few of our students. I think all teachers or anyone working with children should receive this training." - LeAnne Grote, BSD7 Paraprofessional

Lunch, coffee, and snacks will be provided. If you have any special dietary needs please contact Jennifer Brekke at the SWMSS office ASAP.

Per the instructor's request, registration will be capped at 25 participants.

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