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Education
How CPI training covers a range of behaviours
Blog ¦ Understanding levels of behaviour and what training is right for your organisation or school
General
CPI's Crisis Development Model
Blog ¦ What is CPI's Crisis Development ModelSM and how can it be used to prevent or de-escalate the situation
Health Care
Communication and mental health
Blog | It's World Mental Health Day on October 10th so let's open up our communication not just for the 10th or even the month, but as an ongoing aim.
General
Instructor Conferences 2021 – Ensuring your training is future proof
Blog | Everything you need to know about the Instructor Conferences in November 2021
Education
Back to school: Communicating about behaviour
Blog | Some ideas for communicating a school’s vision for behaviour to parents / carers
General
Training lessons from lockdown
Blog: Managing behavioural risks post-Covid
Education
Five behaviour myths that could be affecting your Classroom Culture
Blog covering five myths that can hinder a positive culture in your school
Education
Leading Culture Change event - West Midlands
Find out more about the Five Principles of positive behaviour culture and how they help you to achieve a consistent, calm school.
Education
Make your school INSET training actionable and sustainable
Training needs to be engaging, insightful, accessible but most importantly it needs to be actionable and sustainable
General
Understanding trauma and its impact
CPI’s trauma element within our core training programmes covers how trauma impacts people and how to be trauma-responsive
Dementia Care
New: Dementia Capable Care
CPI's new Dementia Capable Care training programme is based on an enriched model of care and support
General
Wrist Flexion Techniques and CPI training
Blog | Wrist Flexion Techniques (WFT) are pain inducing with increased risk of injury
Education
Education professionals: Prioritise your own wellbeing
Teachers have got to prioritise their own wellbeing to avoid burn out.
Education
New: Classroom Culture training

Fostering a positive culture within all classrooms

General
From MAPA to Safety & Verbal Intervention
Guidance for those making the transition from MAPA to CPI's Safety and / or Verbal Intervention training programmes
Dementia Care
Dementia & lockdown: how to support people with dementia & their carers
A few ideas on how to support carers and their dementia patients throughout lockdown.
General
Role model behaviour - intolerance won’t be accepted
Blog | Tolerance in education
General
Free webinar  - Are you ready for the RRN Standards?
Be prepared for the RRN Standards | Access our free webinar
Education
Plugged in - how to empower young people
Blog | three ways to empower young people to establish a strong, authentic sense of self
Education
Taking the positives from a pandemic
Being challenged by Covid-19 has allowed us to reflect on the important question of why we are doing something. 
General
What is Bild ACT Affiliation and what does it mean for you?

Blog | Certification is a legal requirement for all NHS commissioned Mental Health Services and will become a statutory responsibility for all social care providers

Education
Staying connected while physically distanced
When young people feel attached to their school, they are less likely to exhibit disruptive behaviour or emotional distress
Health Care
Weighing up the risks and moving forward

Training at St Andrews Healthcare during Covid 

Education
Consistency is not a fad
Blog | Calm, consistent, behaviour
Education
Creating a calm and welcoming classroom
Blog | The start of this school year is going to be a very different one for children, parents and staff
Health Care
How do you restart face-to-face training amid a global pandemic?
Blog: North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare and CPI training
Education
Changing the narrative
We do help to create the nurses, doctors and health workers of the future
General
A brave new world of training
Virtual training insight from CPI's Global Professional Instructors
General
Putting the Standards into practice
The new RRN training standards mean a whole organisation change. 
General
COVID-19 Update
Covid-19 CPI training updates
General
COVID-19 and the use of physical interventions
COVID-19 Message from Martyn Dadds MD, CPI International 
Education
CPI showcases campaigning work to Shadow Schools Minister
News: Shadow Schools Minister visits CPI offices
Dementia Care
Dementia Research: The Major Areas of Excitement in 2020
Blog | Key developments in dementia research
General
How to get the support you need after training
Blog | Post training support
General
Developing an organisational reduction plan
Blog | Where to start with creating a restraint reduction plan
Education
Ravenswood School: How MAPA® & Pivotal MAPA® helped us to change
Case study | Ravenswood School & CPI training
Education
CPI pushes for better protection for children
News: A clear policy on the use of restraint will provide clarity for teachers and carers
General
Tell Your Success Story
CPI Case Studies - Showcase your training success
Health Care
Patient and Staff Safety: Why They’re Intertwined
There’s a deep connection between patient and staff safety... and an easy-to-overlook way to improve it that can actually cut costs.
Education
Educational Diversity: Sharing Good Practice
Headteacher Ali Bellaby shares how CPI training serves mentally and medically challenged pupils in her unit.
Health Care
Understanding the Importance of Integrated Experience
The Integrated Experience is defined as the way behaviour impacts behaviour—how my behavioural choices can impact yours.
Dementia Care
Six ways to plan ahead if you are diagnosed with dementia
Dementia can be a very unpredictable condition – you will have better peace of mind by having these details dealt with.
General
Update on Seni's Law, The Use of Force Bill
The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill, introduced in November 2017, continues to be modified to be an effective guidance for patient safety.
Dementia Care
A Proactive Approach to Avoiding Difficult Behaviours in Dementia
Once a person with dementia exhibits challenging behaviour, it takes a mix of empathy and skill to maintain everyone’s wellbeing.
Social Care
Struggling to Cope: Violence and Aggression Faced by Mental Health Staff
The public service union UNISON has recently published a survey report examining mental health staff and services, and the results indicate a sector under pressure.
General
6 Tiny Tips for Saving the World
A CPI Global Professional Manager shares tips to mindfully make the world a better place, paired with CPI resources that can help you implement these tips into your everyday life.
General
CPI’s Top 10 De-Escalation Tips
CPI's top ten de-escalation tips are everyday strategies for crisis prevention, and a way of seeing humanity as full of potential, and not hopelessly problematic.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Allow Time for Decisions
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General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Choose Wisely What You Insist Upon
It's important to be thoughtful in deciding which rules are negotiable, and which are not.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Set Limits
Stock your toolbox with these tips, resources, and perspectives on using your CPI training at work and home.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Ignore Challenging Questions
Redirect challenging behavior and restore focus to the issue at hand.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Focus on Feelings
Sometimes just being present can be a powerful force of a calm in a crisis.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Avoid Overreacting
Keeping your cool in a crisis might be easier said than done, but it can facilitate real healing for a person in need.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Use Nonthreatening Nonverbals
A former prosecutor’s tip for connecting with jurors is readily adaptable to helping calm an individual in crisis.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Respect Personal Space
Defuse tension in a crisis by taking a Supportive Stance℠.
General
De-Escalation Tip of the Day: Be Empathic and Nonjudgmental
Mindful compassion can take a situation from conflict to connection.
Education
Singapore Philosophy and MAPA®
Lesley Kandola recently visited Singapore to deliver a MAPA Foundation Course. Here she shares her experiences and what she learnt along the way.
Health Care
How MAPA® Training Has Improved Care at St Andrew's Healthcare
Launched in January 2016, St Andrew’s Healthcare’s MAPA (Management of Actual and Potential Aggression) programme has now seen more than 1,800 clinical practitioners complete the course.
Guidance for Avoiding Staff Burnout
The National Development Team for Inclusion have released new guidance for staff to achieve a healthy work/life balance.
The Benefits of CPI Training: A Nurse’s View
“The course really underpinned my own values of working in a patient-centred and least-restrictive manner,” writes nurse Gemma Willingham-Storr.
Social Care
Families of Vulnerable People Call for Crisis Intervention Training for Police
The families of people with mental illness are calling for more training for both police officers and NHS staff.
Restraint: Rights, Risks, and Responsibility
Training is essential for all nursing staff who treat vulnerable adults.
CPI Hosts First Nonviolent Crisis InterventionSM Training in Hong Kong
We've been extending our community of caring to China. Recently, we hosted our first Nonviolent Crisis InterventionSM Instructor Certification Training Programme in Hong Kong.