Every day counselors, nurses, psychiatric technicians, and others are called upon to intervene in crisis situations which 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 through the boards listed in the board approval box.
It will award 1 continuing education hours through the NBCC.
Course ID: 20-603283
Author: Linda Spencer, M.Ed., CAP, LPC
Relevance: This course was designed for masters level counselors who have direct care time with mental health and substance abuse clients. This course will help these professionals prevent and de-escalate volatile situations.
TO BEGIN THIS COURSE:
Click on TAKE COURSE below, right.
Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Define aggression.
2. Identify warning signs for aggressive behavior.
3. Identify strategies for de-escalating aggression.
4. Give examples of crisis intervention techniques to use when violence occurs.
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.
Florida Board of Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, #726
Florida Certification Board
The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors accepts courses from any provider who is NBCC and/or NAADAC approved.
BaysideCEU meets the continuing education requirements for providers as set forth by the North Carolina Marriage & Family Therapy Licensure Board.
The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts courses from any provider who is NBCC approved.
The Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists accept hours approved by NBCC.
The Georgia Addiction Counselors Association Certification Board accepts hours approved by NAADAC. “At least 24 of the 60 required hours must be taken from a provider that has been specifically approved by GACA.
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia (ADACBGA) accepts hours approved by NAADAC. *At least 10 hours must be taken from a provider that has been specifically approved by ADACBGA.
Many state boards accept hours approved by other state and national boards. If your board is not listed here please contact them directly.