Course Description

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Addressing Behaviors of Concern: A Crisis Team Approach is designed for educators across all grade levels. The course engages participants in learning, understanding, and implementing the Safe Crisis Management (SCM) philosophy, strategies, and interventions. Throughout the course the participants will learn and demonstrate an understanding of the concept of least restrictive alternative for addressing challenging behaviors, and will have the opportunity to practice and refine their SCM skills while participating in monthly training sessions as members of the school crisis management teams.

Learner Outcomes

  • Identify and have the ability to implement the Least Restrictive Alternative (nonphysical and physical interventions) when addressing challenging behaviors
  • Identify de-escalation strategies to address student behaviors of concern
  • Understand behaviors of concern by identifying the behavior cycle
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively execute Emergency Safety Interventions and Emergency Safety Physical Interventions when addressing behaviors of concern
  • Utilize a team-based approach when addressing behaviors of concern
  • Develop and follow a school-wide protocol for After Incident Procedures when/if Emergency Safety Interventions are implemented

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for General Educators, Special Educators, Guidance Counselors, School Psychologists, School Nurses, and School Administrators who will participate in Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training.


In order to register for this course, participants must be identified as requiring Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training for SY 2022-23.

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