The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention program is a safe, nonharmful behavior management system designed to help staff provide for the best possible care, welfare, safety, and security of disruptive, assaultive, and out-of-control individuals even during their most violent moments. This program provides participants with training on how to determine levels of disruptive behavior and appropriate staff responses to the behavior. All participants who successfully complete the post-test will be certified through the Crisis Prevention Institute for two years. A minimum of eight hours is required to complete the training. All trainers are certified instructors through the Crisis Prevention Institute. This program meets Wisconsin Act 125 requirements.
Level 1 - Basic Service
- Participants will learn how to use successful verbal and nonverbal techniques for controlling disruptive behavior.
- Instruction includes demonstration and practice of personal safety techniques to avoid injury to both staff and acting out individuals.
- Safe physical restraint and transport techniques will be covered.
- All participants will receive a copy of the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) workbook and additional reference materials
- Provides a review of WI Act 125
1A. One day full course
This will be a minimum of eight hours for up to 30 participants
1B. One and one-half day full course
This will be a minimum of ten hours up to 30 participants. The 1-1/2 day training is recommended for best quality and optimal learning and practice. It includes more time for discussion, customization, application to student behavior, and time for discussion on school policies and procedures. Trainers are available for phone and e-mail consultation throughout school year with this package.
Level 2 – Refresher Training or Customized Service
School districts wanting CESA #4 to conduct follow-up trainings, refresher courses, or customized in-school trainings may contract with CESA #4. Instructor will consult with district staff to identify needs and plan specific training opportunities. Training includes relevant workbooks and materials. Refresher training options could be customized to bullying, PBIS, etc.
For more information, contact:
Senior Level CPI Certified Instructor
Safe and Healthy Schools Director
(608) 786-4838; (800) 514-3075
FAX (608) 786-4801
(608) 786-4854; (800) 514-3075
FAX (608) 786-4801