This course introduces principles of emergency physical intervention in the context of a relational culture. Participants review the stages of escalation and practice physical skills to minimize and/or evade potential of injury. Participants also practice physical skills for emergencies involving an imminent threat to physical safety when other non-coercive methods are clearly ineffective. Special focus is on the impact of trauma, minimizing risk exposure, and best practices for reducing the duration, intensity, and frequency of physical restraint.
Participant learning outcomes
On completion of this course successful participants will be able to:
- Describe principles of emergency physical intervention in the context of a relational culture
- Recognize and respond to stages of escalation and de-escalation
- Demonstrate physical skills to promote safety during emergencies involving an imminent threat to physical safety when other non-coercive methods are clearly ineffective
Hours are 9:00 - 5:00 (lunch on your own), Sign in begins at 8:30 am
Please note: This course requires a minimum of 6 participant
This course is approved by the California Department of Social Service for 6 hours of continuing education for administrator recertification. Course Number: GH 166-0610-29433
This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), Licensed Education Psychologists (LEPs), and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs) as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families; Provider 2522).
Provider approved by the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators, Provider #; CP10 914 C 1113 for 6 Contact hours.
This course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for Child and Youth Care Professionals (CYC-P) as required by the Child and Youth Care Certification Board. Content domain: Developmental Practice Methods (6hrs)
If you require assistance due to disability or other special needs, please let us know in advance so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
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Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is one of the largest providers of mental health services for children and families on California’s central coast. We serve over 430 families daily, many of whom have faced abuse and neglect, severe emotional disturbances, mental health challenges, multiple out-of-home placements, and a variety of other challenges.
Our campus and community services include: Emergency Shelter, Residential Treatment, Non-Public School, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Health Services Clinic, Therapeutic Behavioral Services/Intensive Behavioral Services, Wraparound, and Emergency Crisis Response.
Visit www.casapacifica.org for more information.