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Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Devereux Training: 3-Day

08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Presented by Lena Ayala-Martinez & Christine Gunn

CEO Academy
 Fall 2017

Devereux Training: 3-Day

 October 4, 11, & 13, 2017
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(all 3 days) 


Personal Emergency - October 4                                                                  

This training provides staff with safe and effective control procedures used as a last-resort in emergency crisis situations when less-restrictive options are designed to minimize the risk of injury and not cause pain. In addition to the physical procedures presented, the program emphasizes the importance of preventive strategies that reduce and eliminate the use of physical restraint.


Safety Techniques - October 11                                                           

This training presents safe and effective physical intervention techniques that are used in situations in which someone is being physically threatened or harmed and verbal intervention alone is not effective. Safety Techniques provide staff member with passive, evasive movements that protect and minimize the risk of injury to themselves, the individual and others.


Staff Effectiveness - October 13                                                                

This training provides strategies of preventing and limiting crisis situations, methods of intervening using a non-physical approach, and an examination of staff behavior and its effect on the individuals served. Applying the concepts of positive behavior support and trauma-informed care, the program presents guidelines for positive interactions, antecedent strategies for preventing crisis, de-escalation techniques, relaxation strategies and counseling skills for crisis prevention.







SPEED Member Districts:
No cost to attend this Academy

Non Member Districts:
$150.00 (each day)

CPDU's Available

Purchase Orders Accepted

1125 Division Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 481-6100

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Independence School
Early Learning Center
Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Special Education Joint Agreement School District #802
1125 Division Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: 708/481-6100
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