What does CPI stand for restraints?
Crisis Prevention Institute
The Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) is the worldwide leader in providing training in crisis prevention and intervention to educators and other human service professionals.
What are the CPI holds?
The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program provides instruction in the use of CPI Personal Safety TechniquesSM and physical restraint techniques. The restraint techniques are viewed as emergency procedures to be used as a last resort, only when an individual is an imminent danger to self or others.
What does CPI training involve?
When you participate in CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program, you learn early intervention and nonphysical methods for preventing or managing disruptive behavior. The skills you gain make things easier for you, your coworkers, the organization you work for, and the people in your care.
What does CPI training look like?
CPI can best be described as nonviolent crisis intervention training designed to teach best practices for managing difficult situations and disruptive behaviors. Therapists learn how to identify at-risk individuals and use nonverbal and verbal techniques to defuse hostile behavior.
How long is the CPI training?
The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Instructor Certification Program is a 4-day event. During the first two days we go through the entire program over the course of 14 hours, and the next two days are dedicated to Instructor certification.
When do you use CPI instead of restraint?
CPI’s trauma-sensitive, person-centered Nonviolent Crisis Intervention ® training focuses on prevention and de-escalation techniques and other alternatives to the use of restraint. It also includes safer, less-restrictive physical interventions to be used only as a last resort when a student presents an immediate risk of harm to self or others.
What does CPI stand for in crisis prevention?
The Crisis Prevention Institution, CPI, is an international organization that delivers training and certification programs in crisis prevention.
When to use physical restraint in crisis intervention?
CPI also teaches that physical restraint should be used only as a last resort when all other attempts to calm escalating behavior have been tried and have failed. The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® program focuses not on restraint training, but on ways to avoid the need to restrain.
What do you need to know about CPI training?
Establishing and re-establishing strong and supportive relationships with students. CPI’s trauma-sensitive, person-centered Nonviolent Crisis Intervention ® training focuses on prevention and de-escalation techniques and other alternatives to the use of restraint.