The Crisis Cycle: Proactively Restoring Calm when Youth or Adult are Escalated
When people become emotionally escalated and highly stressed whether in the workplace, in a treatment environment or at home the chance for damaged relationships and danger grows. This training will introduce the crisis cycle to use as a tool to identify safe and well-regulated base line, pre-crisis, crisis and post crisis and the warning signs so staff can prevent escalation and use effective attuned strategies to resort calm and safety.
Community Partner Training- Sponsored by CYFD-BHS
2.75 Social Work CEU | 3 Length
Frank Picone, LCSW, Center for Great Expectations
• Have a basic understanding of the components of a well-regulated environment.
• Recognize early warning signs of an impending crisis.
• Identify strategies for de-escalating youth and gaining cooperation.
• Apply strategies relevant to early warning signs of an impending crisis, de-escalating youth and gaining cooperation in role play.
• Understand how behavior is affected as a result of the brain’s development and response to experiences in the environment, including traumatic experiences.
• Be able to name two components of a well-regulated environment.
• Name the three stages of the crisis cycle.
• List three interventions one can use in pre-crisis stage.
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