Top 10 Resources for Crisis Prevention

December 14, 2016
Hands clasped together

Do you believe that harm can be prevented?

I do. I believe that more often than many people think is possible, we can prevent problems from getting out of control. We can make each other safer.

It might sound silly, but at CPI, Prevention is our middle name. It’s what we believe in, it’s what we teach in our training programs, and it’s what we stand for as the Crisis Prevention Institute.

Because you’re here, I bet you believe in something similar. Or maybe you face serious problems at work that seem like they can’t be reduced, and you’re searching for strategies to prevent harm.

To help you do that, we’re sharing some of our most popular resources of the year. These ten resources reached thousands of changemakers like you. Check them out, and pass them on!

  1. How to Avoid Power Struggles
    Is there someone who constantly pulls you into a power struggle? Learn how to escape the bait with prevention strategies straight from CPI training. Also grab our free resource, How to Set Limits.
  2. Trauma-Informed Care Resources Guide
    When someone’s been through a traumatic event, their behavior is affected by what they’ve seen and felt. These resources will help you help someone who needs your trauma-informed response.
  3. 5 Things You Might Not Know About Crisis Intervention
    These simple, universal communication skills can help you at work, at home, and wherever you go.
  4. How to Help Someone Who Has a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    Anxiety. Flying off the handle. Not understanding cause and effect. FASD is an invisible disability with a host of symptoms. Here are strategies to help.
  5. 14 Effective Team Intervention Strategies: How to Help Yourself and Others Stay Safe
    “I can handle this on my own.” Ever thought that—and then regretted it? Find out why you need team intervention strategies, and get tips for success.
  6. Crisis Response Training
    This staff development program and free checklist will help you meet your crisis response training needs.
  7. Taking Threats Seriously: Establishing a Threat Assessment Team and Developing Organizational Procedures
    A client stares directly at a staff member and with alarming serenity says, “If you do that, I'll kill you.” How should you respond? Veteran intervener and prevention expert Bill Badz has tips.
  8. 5 Things You Need to Know About CPI Training
    “Before we go any further,” writes Matt Danek, “I need you to put one thought out of your mind: This is not ‘the restraint class’! I repeat: This is not ‘the restraint class’!” Find out what CPI really is.
  9. Care and Safety Resources
    From hospital safety to de-escalation tips, from safer schools to person-centered dementia care, choose a resource designed to help you improve life for your staff and the people in your care.
  10. 7 Tips for Empathic Listening
    Sometimes people simply need to be heard. Here’s how you can show them your compassion and empathy by listening.

Last but not least, thank you for everything you do to make your workplace safer. From everyone here at CPI, we wish you Happy Holidays and a safe and healthy 2017!