Crisis Intervention and De-Escalation for Housing Providers (Akron 11.4.2019)
Residential Facility Class 2 (Adult Care Facilities) staff members and other housing providers who treat individuals suffering from mental illness in out of home facilities require skills that bring calm while managing mental health crises and aggressive behaviors while maintaining a safe treatment environment. This requires knowledge of best practices in crisis management with knowledge of legal and state mandated resources . This training focuses on creating a safe environment and providing for an understanding of risk behaviors, behavioral escalation, and trauma and violence prevention. A “core strategy” approach which centers on proactive de-escalation, data driven, and client centered interventions, debriefing and crisis/safety planning. GOALS: Understand the core strategies of creating a “violence free/coercion free” environment Understand the emotional and mental illness factors that can lend themselves to a crisis Understand proactive interventions to a crisis Understand de-escalation and debriefing and the creation of crisis plans Understand the impact of suicide behavior and the factors that contribute to it Increase awareness of Ohio MH law and knowledge of resources OBJECTIVES: Discuss what mental health crisis entails Discuss/review trauma and mental illness symptoms which may lead to a crisis Discuss antecedent interventions, behavioral interventions, problem solving skills and recovery interventions Discuss aspects of suicide prevention and safety planning Discuss empowerment and engagement principles Target Audience: Residential Facility Class 2 Providers, Recovery Housisng Providers, Permanent Supported Housing Providers. Certificate of Attendance will be given or mailed at the end of the training. Date/Time: November 4, 2019 from 8:30 AM - 4:00PM. Registration begins at 8:45AM. Location: Summit County Public Health 1867 West Market Street Akron, OH 44313 Conference Room: Summit Auditorium Parking: There is no charge for parking. Lunch: On Your Own Registration Fee: Free Please note that space is limited so you must register to attend. Please reigster only once. Duplicate registrations will be deleted. All seating is on a first-come, first serve basis until the maximum capacity is reached. Deadline to Register: November 1, 2019 (9:00AM). Questions? Please contact Sue Tafrate at OhioMHAS (firstname.lastname@example.org or 614.466.9955)
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