DeEscalation Techniques for First Responders

May 31, 2023 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Come join us for De-Escalation Techniques. This free, interactive online training explores ways to recognize and manage one’s own stress as well as ways to de-escalate a crisis. Participants can expect to learn how to recognize compassion fatigue and burn out. Assess your level of stress and anger, along with the effects and ways to manage those effects. The crisis cycle will be discussed along with tools and techniques to de-escalate a crisis. This training is targeted to first responders, but is also beneficial for professionals assisting individuals with behavioral issues, such as those working with children affected by the opioid crisis in WV.

After attending, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between compassion fatigue and being burned out
  • Recognize a power struggle and ways to avoid it
  • Identify ways to effectively de-escalate a situation