Crisis Intervention Specialist Certification Training – Level I and II

CRISIS INTERVENTION SPECIALIST TRAINING: CCIS

Level I – August 27 & 28, 2018– 2-Day Training, WA State Criminal Justice Training Center, Burien, WA – Register Now

Level II – August 27- 29, 2018 – 3-Day Training, WA State Criminal Justice Training Center, Burien, WA – Register Now

LIVE CERTIFICATION TRAINING EVENT PROVIDING CRISIS INTERVENTION SPECIALIST LEVELS I & II CERTIFICATION from the NATIONAL ANGER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (NAMA) www.namass.org  Once you have completed this seminar you may apply directly for NAMA Certification (CCIS-I $125 or CCIS-II $150 application fee).

9:00 am to 4:30 pm each day

WA State Criminal Justice Training Center, Burien, WA

The Training Center is conveniently located minutes from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport – Parking is Free and a Cafeteria is on site.

*This Seminar is approved by the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). The seminar fulfills ALL the requirements for (NAMA) Crisis Intervention Specialist-I , II Certification. The CCIS training event has limited seating (25) so it is important to register soon.

  • Professional Certification Training in Crisis Intervention
  •  Academic modules and scenario-based competency exercises
  •  Introduction to an interventionist’s Continuum of Force
  •  Language and Engagement Procedures
  •  Meaningful content in self-awareness, anger management, readiness for  duty, and resilience
  •  Evidence-based, best practices in de-escalation
  •  Practical knowledge in brain-body activity of the Person-In-Crisis (PIC)
  •  Learn de-escalation techniques for use in crisis and any aggressive situation you may encounter

Tuition: Level I – $350 Register Now

Tuition: Level II – $500 (includes level I training)  Register Now

Presenters:

Andy Prisco, CCIS-V is the Founder of the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team program within the State of Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services. It is a legislatively funded program that operates in several facilities throughout the State. The program’s structure, training, and people are credited with significant reductions in violence, injuries, and the use of seclusion and restraint in State Hospitals, Forensic Psychiatric Facilities, and Total Confinement Facilities. Andy is a Fellow with the National Anger Management Association (NAMA) and a co-developer of the only certification available in Crisis Intervention from a professional mental health association. He is an author of the Crisis Intervention Certification Handbook, Best Practices for First Responders (ISBN: 978-1-893505-65-0). The NAMA credential is under adoption initiatives within a neighboring state to WA as an advanced and necessary credential for Crisis Intervention program coordinators in Public Safety Agencies throughout that State. Andy has provided trainings, in-services, and presentations across the United States as a subject matter expert through Crisis Intervention Partners, an organization dedicated to the advancement of competency trainings in Crisis Intervention/De-Escalation, to law enforcement professionals, hostage negotiation teams, crisis negotiation teams, fire/ems personnel, and psychiatric care and services professionals. In addition to behavioral health credentials, he maintains public safety credentials as a Firefighter, Fire Training Instructor, Rescue Swimmer, Rope Rescue Technician, and Company Officer. In 2017, Andy was a nominee for the Hero of the Year Award from the Washington Council of Behavioral Health.

Laura Beth Moss, CCIS-IV is a writer, teacher, Authorized Supervisor and Diplomat for the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). As Co-Director of Growth Central, she teaches and trains therapists, social workers and counselors to work with court mandated anger management clients. She is also a Certified Integrative Life Coach through the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. She specializes in helping people understand their personal narratives as well as integrate and explore complex, emotional states. More recently, she developed and co-wrote the Certified Crisis Intervention Handbook. Laura Beth grew up in the foothills of NC and moved to NYC after graduating with a BFA from the esteemed University of the North Carolina School of the Arts.

For more information email: growthcentraltraining@gmail.com