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CPI Training for Schools

CPI is the leading provider of trauma-informed de-escalation training for educators and support staff. Our training solutions are customizable and scalable, making the skills taught applicable to everyone involved in shaping a student’s learning environment.

CPI Training Makes a Sustainable Impact

CPI training makes a positive impact on all staff and their students by supporting social, emotional, and cognitive well-being, fostering a positive school culture and climate, and creating a safer learning space for everyone. See the results that can be achieved by implementing training.

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Unpack the Neuroscience of Behavior

Reframing Behavior is a first-of-its-kind schoolwide training program that teaches educators how trauma and stress affect students’ behavior and ability to learn, how to build positive relationships, and how to regulate their own emotions.

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Trauma-Informed Care for Educators

This educator-specific trauma-informed care guide will give you a deeper awareness of trauma’s effects on behavior, tips for how to prevent vicarious trauma, de-escalation preferences form to use with students and colleagues, and more.

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Training Solutions Customized to All Roles and Risk Levels

To create a consistent environment, all educational staff should receive CPI training. Our training solutions are customizable and scalable to ensure the right staff receive the right level of training.

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Enhance Your Training for the Students You Serve

Add a CPI specialty topic to our foundational Verbal Intervention, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, or NCI With Advanced Physical Skills Training programs to customize your skills and techniques by staff roles and the students you serve.

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Safely apply proactive intervention strategies when working with students with autism.
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Understand trauma’s impact on behavior and meet the unique needs of those impacted.
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Mental Health
Explore mental health disorders and gain resources to apply a person-centered approach.
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See the Benefits of Training All Staff

Implementing trauma-informed de-escalation training throughout your school yields positive, long-term results.

Decrease challenging behavior
CPI training provides the tools to not only prevent challenging behavior but also to de-escalate situations if they do arise.
Increase academic achievement
We use an evidence-based, person-centered approach to help schools achieve a consistent and effective learning environment.
Increase staff retention
We help you ensure the safety and well-being of your staff. Because when they feel confident and supported, they stay.

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Learn from CPI’s Education Experts and Partners

Hear from our contributing educational experts and CPI Certified Instructors as they share their insights and knowledge through our VOICES of CPI blog series. Topics include trauma-informed strategies, emotional regulation best practices, understanding challenging student behavior, and more to help you obtain a successful learning environment.

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Access Free Guides and Resources

CPI’s library offers access to free, downloadable guides and resources to help you expand your knowledge of CPI best practices while gaining valuable tools that all education staff can benefit from. Topics include classroom de‑escalation strategies, school climate and culture insights, school bullying prevention, trauma‑informed approaches, and more.

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View Customer Testimonials and Program Overviews

Hear from CPI customers in education who have found success by implementing CPI training across their schools and districts. And take a closer look at our portfolio of trauma‑informed de‑escalation training programs for educators.

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