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Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) UPDATE: For Families (TCIF)
Certificate/Certificat Yes
Level/Niveau Intermediate
Format In-Person
Session Winter/Spring
Course Dates/Dates du cours Click here/Cliquez ici


TCIF is based on TCI 6th Edition but revised for families/foster families/group homes who are caring for challenging children in their own homes and for staff supporting families. In this 2-day Update, TCI certified trainers will learn the content and revisions to the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Families (TCIF) curriculum, Edition 4, which stresses crisis prevention and de-escalation strategies.

Topics that will be discussed include:
• the effects of trauma on children
• preventing crisis by creating a safe and secure environment
• emotional competence
• negotiating rules and expectations
• using consequences
• assessing what the child feels, needs, and wants and
• developing individual crisis management plans.

In addition to reviewing minor revisions in the TCIF curriculum, new techniques and skills to help prevent and de-escalate crises will be demonstrated and followed with practice sessions.

Materials: Participants successfully completing the update, receive a TCI4 reference guide, activity guide, student workbook, and CD to use in their direct training.

**This Course is only available to TCI Trainers.

Outcomes/Objectifs d'apprentissage

Participants will
• identify additions/changes to revised TCIF materials
• describe the effects of trauma on children
• assess what children feel, need, and want
• demonstrate negotiating rules and expectations
• demonstrate using consequences appropriately
• develop individual crisis management plans

NOTE:If you need any TCI Workbooks, Certificates of Attendance, etc., you can order them through Safeguards. You can get to the TCI Order Form by going to Safeguards' home page and clicking on the blue "Therapeutic Crisis Intervention" button.


Non-member fee/Frais des non membres $1,073.50
Member fee/Frais des membres $1,073.50

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