Behavioral Health Professionals

Learn techniques to safely respond to and de-escalate mental health related risk behaviors.

Training Programs Designed to Manage Risk Behaviors

CPI training programs provide strategies and techniques for all levels of behavioral health professionals.

These strategies and techniques focus on the Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security℠ of all students and staff with evidenced based de-escalation and crisis prevention approaches.

  • Prevent escalating risk behaviors
  • Gain strategies to prevent and intervene
  • Integrate person-centered, trauma-informed best practices

Verbal Intervention Training

Verbal Intervention Training is for behavioral health professionals interested in a non-physical approach to intervention. This training focuses on de-escalation strategies resulting in safe, non-restrictive interventions.

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Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Training

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Training provides staff with the skills needed to safely de-escalate crisis situations while also providing adaptations for those providing care to individuals impacted by trauma.

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Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® With Advanced Physical Skills

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® With Advanced Physical Skills provides tools to help staff supporting individuals more likely to demonstrate higher risk behaviors. 

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Behavioral Health Success Stories

“A positive, cumulative effect generates successful results when your entire staff receives Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training.”

Toby Estler, M.A., LMFT
a Social Service Specialist at Telecare

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Renewal Programs

We provide a variety of certification renewal options for Certified Instructors, including a specialized program for staff working with individuals impacted by trauma.

CPI Delivers Results


Reduced restraint by 50-100%

73% reduced restraint by 50-100%

73% of behavioral health facilities reduced restraint by 50-100% with CPI training.

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Reduced workers compensation claims

69% reduced workers compensation claims

69% of behavioral health professionals reduced workers compensation claims by at least 20% with CPI training.

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Reduced difficult behaviors

55% reduced difficult behaviors

55% of behavioral health professionals reduced challenging behaviors by 30-39% or more since implementing CPI.

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Create a safe environment, with a person-centered approach.

Complete the form to download CPI's “Trauma-Informed Care” Guide to gain a greater understanding of trauma’s effects on behavior, tips for preventing re-traumatization, and resources to explore the subject further with your staff.

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Trauma-Informed Care Guide