Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

Registering for Prairie Lakes AEA CPI Trainings - 2020-2021

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI)

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training is helpful in equipping staff with positive strategies for handling difficult situations. In this training, participants will learn to organize their thinking about how behavior escalates and respond appropriately, as well as gain practical skills for safely managing and preventing difficult behavior with the focus on prevention. They will learn proven strategies for safely diffusing anxious, hostile, or violent behavior at the earliest possible stage to reduce the risk of injury, minimize liability and promote safety, welfare and security.

2020-2021 Trainings Announcement:

As we move into the Spring semester of 2020-2021 the need to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 continues, therefore, PLAEA Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) trainings will continue to be held and supported in a Blended/Virtual format. Rather than bringing groups of educators from our area districts to one location for full-day trainings and refresher courses, we will continue to utilize CPI’s Blended Learning opportunities which allow participants to complete the first portion online and when most convenient for them. We will wrap the training up via zoom and complete the evaluations and tests online so that the certification is complete and no further visits are required. Our CPI team will follow up with schools throughout the year and remain available for assisting with practice sessions and reviews as needed. Each district with a team registered during 2020-2021 will also receive a CPI Competency-Based Training Kit that includes a deck of cards with detailed descriptions and key principles of the physical skills for your team to review and reference following the training.


Cost of Training:

$50 - Initial Certification

$25 - Renewal (participants with active certifications or within 3 month grace period)

Districts will be billed following the training.

Register on the AEA Professional Learning Registration System:

If a district has a team of 15 or more that need to get trained and are unable to make this schedule fit their availability, please contact Courtney Cook to schedule a pop-up training: ccook@plaea.org

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