Every day counselors, nurses, psychiatric technicians, and others are called upon to intervene in crisis situations that may become dangerous if not handled properly.
This course will explore the prevention of aggressive behavior and crisis intervention techniques, which can include verbal de-escalation and physical interventions. We will identify the definition of aggression, warning signs of aggressive behavior, strategies to diffuse aggressive situations, crisis intervention techniques, and staff responsibilities after an event.
This course will award 2 continuing education hours. Please see the board approval box for course approvals.
Author: Leesa M. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC
Ms. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia. She is credentialed in alcohol and other drug counseling.
Relevance and Target Audience: This course is designed for master's level counselors and social workers, addiction professionals, and nurses who have direct care time with clients who may display aggressive behavior. This course will help these professionals prevent and de-escalate volatile situations.
Content level: Intermediate
Course Format: This course is offered as a self-paced distance learning format (reading-based online activity)
System Requirements: This course is offered online. Internet connection required.
Course Completion Information: To earn continuing education credit, professionals must register and pay the fee for the course. They must read the content and demonstrate understanding by earning a minimum score of 70 percent on testing materials. The certificate of completion will be able to be downloaded after the above is completed. Refunds will be granted upon request with the withdrawal of credit for the course.
For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please call 866-863-4225 or email ContactUs@BaysideCEU.com.CEBroker Course ID: 20-903517
CEBroker Provider Number: 50-204
CEBroker Course ID: 20-882169
TO BEGIN THIS COURSE:
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Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:
- Discuss the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting statutes for the state of West Virginia.
- List the mandatory reporters of child abuse in the state of West Virginia.
- Explain how to make a report of suspected child abuse.
- Explain the time frame required for reports.
- Discuss the importance of reporting abuse.
- Discuss how to assess for abuse.
- Identify the signs of abuse.
Bayside Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #6098. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Bayside Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Bayside Continuing Education dba BaysideCEU.com, provider 1793, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASBW) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. BaysideCEU.com maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/04/2022 through 02/04/2023. Social Workers participating in this course receive 1 continuing education credit.
Many state boards accept hours approved by other state and national boards. If your board is not listed here please contact them directly.