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.
It will award 1 continuing education hours through the NBCC.
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.
Course ID: 20-603283
TO BEGIN THIS COURSE:
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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.
All 50 state licensing boards accept hours approved by the NBCC for LPCs or LMHCs.
North Carolina accepts NBCC hours for LMFTs, as well.
Georgia Composite Board of PC, SW and MFT accepts NBCC approved coursework for SW, MFT, as well.
NAADAC Provider #81892. BaysideCEU is responsible for all aspects of programming.
All 50 state alcohol and drug certification boards accept NAADAC approved hours with the exception of Illinois and Louisiana (both states allow for professionals to pay a fee and apply NAADAC hours)
Beyond National Approvals which meet most state and certification board requirements individual state board approvals for this course:
Florida Board of Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants
Florida Board of Clinical SW, MFT and MHC, #726
Florida Certification Board
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker AND Marriage and Family Therapist Board
South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners
CEBroker Provider ID: 50-204
Many state boards accept hours approved by other state and national boards. If your board is not listed here please contact them directly.