CPI Training To Be Held September 15th and 30th
Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center will be hosting Crisis Prevention Institute, or CPI, training. The refresher CPI course will be held September 15th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., while the initial CPI training will be held on September 30th at 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. These are in-person training sessions that will be held at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center, 890 W. 4th Street in Mansfield.
The program is a safe, non-harmful behavior management system designed to help human service professionals provide the best possible Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security of disruptive, assaultive, and out-of-control individuals even during their most violent moments.
Participants in the initial training should wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. During the physical interactions, participants will wash hands, wear nitrile gloves, and remain with the same partner(s) through the duration of the training. You must adhere to COVID-19 guidelines attesting to your wellness, having your temperature checked and wearing a mask. Personal Protective Equipment will be available. In addition to successfully demonstrating the application of physical intervention skills, individuals will be required to pass a post-test prior to being certified.
For the initial training, registration is limited to 10 participants for safety.
Physical holds are not practiced by participants in the refresher course but rather reviewed visually through demonstrations by the instructor. Registration for the refresher course is also limited to 40 participants, and everyone must follow the same COVID-19 guidelines attesting to your wellness, having your temperature checked and wearing a mask.
Interested participants may sign up at MOESC website, www.moesc.net/register. Client/Member cost for either the refresher or the initial course is $60.00, while non-client cost is $75.00. Anyone with questions about the training may contact Wendy Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org.