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While our response to COVID-19 has changed the way we are doing things, our services to West Virginia families will continue via telehealth. All interactions will be conducted remotely via phone, email, or video conferencing. In person trainings are being revised and some will be offered remotely with prior registration. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience and flexibility.

Phone: 855-558-4296
Email: pbs@hsc.wvu.edu

De-Escalation Techniques for First Responders

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 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

No continuing education units are available for this training.

Training Date: August 12, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Training Location:
Zoom (a link will be provided after registration)

For questions or help completing the form, please call 855-558-4296 or email PBS@hsc.wvu.edu.