Texas HB 2372
requires the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to provide training to all juvenile corrections officers hired after September 1, 2015.
Key points of the bill include:
CPI Training Can Help You Comply
- It takes effect September 1, 2015.
- It requires the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to provide 240 hours of competency-based training to all juvenile corrections officers hired after September 1, 2015.
- The training must provide the officer with information and instruction related to the officer's duties, including information and instruction concerning:
- Trauma-informed care
- Appropriate restraint techniques
- Behavior management
Facilities throughout the US use our Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®
training program because it focuses on prevention, de-escalation techniques, and other alternatives to restraint. Our training helps staff identify underlying causes of challenging behaviors, and how staff and resident behaviors affect each other. The program also emphasizes:
How to Get Training
- Evaluating risk of harm and signs of distress
- Documenting incidents
- Safer, less restrictive holding skills to be used only as a last resort
- Debriefing strategies to help prevent incidents from recurring
We can bring the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®
training program on-site to your facility
, or you can attend training in one of more than 150 public locations
throughout the US.
Get helpful hints for crisis intervention
and learn about CPI training and restraint reduction