4 Principles For Selecting The Right Crisis Intervention Training Vendor

Crisis Intervention Skills – Why Everyone Needs Them

Crisis Intervention Skills – Why Everyone Needs Them

Earlier this month, at the University of Calgary, Canada, 5 horrific and completely unforeseen murders took place. A house party consisting of about 30 university students erupted into chaos when one of the guests grabbed a kitchen knife and began...
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Warning Signs of Workplace Violence – 5 Signs

Critical to preventing workplace violence is spotting it early on, and prior to events actually taking place. HR staff, fellow coworkers, and others in the workplace can do their part in early recognition through understanding, and spotting these 5 warning signs.

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Crisis Intervention Strategies – Meaningful Interventions

Crisis Intervention Strategies

When you hear the term “crisis intervention strategies,” many ideas and perspectives may come to mind. The focal point for us here at Crisis Consultant Group, LLC when we hear that term is a famous quote by a great warrior and military leader, Sun...

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Prevent Workplace Violence in 4 Steps

Prevent Workplace Violence: 4 Steps

Preventing workplace violence in 4 steps can be a daunting task, especially depending on the workplace environment. For example, if you work in the nightclub industry, you are likely faced with a stream of potentially violent individuals emboldened by liquid courage...

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Therapeutic Crisis Intervention – What Is It?

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

The term “Therapeutic Crisis Intervention” is widely known and associated with the crisis management protocol developed by Cornell University. Yet, for the purposes of this article, we are not referring to this protocol or program, but the actual term itself: therapeutic crisis intervention, and...

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Crisis Intervention Certification- How Does It Help?

Crisis Intervention Certification- How Does It Help?

For someone working in an environment where they are prone to be verbally assaulted, physically assaulted, or are having to deal with challenging behavior on a routine or occasional basis, gaining Crisis Intervention Certification can be a game changer. The...

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Crisis Intervention Team – Enhancing Team Effectiveness

Crisis Intervention Team –Enhancing Team Effectiveness

Nearly every crisis situation happens in front of a group of people.  Of course there are the situations that individuals deal with from time to time, though most often situations that happen in the workplace have another staff member nearby, or...

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Crisis Intervention Techniques – Setting Boundaries

Crisis Intervention Techniques – Setting Boundaries

Starting my professional career in the mental health industry as a psych-tech when I was 19 years old, I had no real idea of the challenges that I would encounter working with Dually Diagnosed and At-Risk Youth. I had no real...

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What is Verbal and Physical Non Violent Crisis Intervention?

What is Verbal and Physical Non Violent Crisis Intervention?

Commonly known in the crisis intervention training industry is the term “Nonviolent Crisis Intervention” *(trademarked title for a workplace safety training curriculum created by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) in the early 1980’s).  The term non violent...

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Standing Restraint vs. Prone Restraint

Standing Restraint vs. Prone Restraint

The argument for standing vs. prone restraint when discussing crisis intervention training has been one that has been around for quite some time. There have been many arguments for both, though I want to examine some of them here:

Prone Restraint

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