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MHDD Webinar Series: Using Innovative and Alternative Approaches for De-Escalating Individuals in Crisis Situations
A mobile mental health clinic will discuss strategies for working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and disadvantaged and underserved populations who are experiencing a crisis situation. The webinar will focus on alternatives to police involvement, promoting client-centered communications, scene safety, de-escalation strategies, rapport building and the role of self in crisis intervention.
Presenters: Berkley Carnine & Chelsea Swift


Learning Objectives:
After the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe verbal and non-verbal strategies to use in a crisis situation
- Utilize grounding techniques for remaining emotionally regulated during an emotionally charged situation
- Demonstrate ways of interacting with individuals in crisis that communicate empathy, validation and concern
-Summarize helpful tools for assessing a person’s well-being and need for further supports or resources


Course Outline:

Introduction and Housekeeping
Using Innovative and Alternative Approaches for De-Escalating Individuals in Crisis Situations
Q & A

Content Level: Beginner

Jan 19, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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