Skills Training to Identify and Assist Crisis Patients (Idaho Falls)

Calendar: Training & Technical Assistance Calendar
Type: Public
Title: Skills Training to Identify and Assist Crisis Patients (Idaho Falls)
Group: Training & Technical Assistance
Owner: Hannah Hysell [IPCA Staff]
Start: Dec 13, 2017 09:00 AM America/Mountain
End: Dec 13, 2017 03:30 PM America/Mountain
Description: IPCA is excited to announce that they will be hosting a Skills Training to Identify and Assist Patients in Crisis in your region as part of our ongoing behavioral health integration work.

Lyn McArthur, PhD Licensed Psychologist, Behavioral Health Clinical Director from Health West will be training your staff on handling crisis situations. The training will include 4 areas:

The basics on handling crisis such as crisis definitions, risk factors and triggers, and common behavioral health issues that lead to crisis.

How to approach crisis situations including basic intervention skills, telephone skills, walk-in skills, dealing with violent/inappropriate behavior, and overdose/substance abuse crisis response.

How to assess for dangerousness including risk factors for dangerousness and establishing a safety plan.

Addressing employee burnout or compassion fatigue and ways to care for and protect yourself.

This training is designed for any employee involved with direct patient contact, including front desk/reception, medical support staff (i.e. MA, phlebotomist, nurses, CNAs), and medical providers.


See link below to register.
Location: Eastern Idaho Public Health Conference Room
1250 Hollipark Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Registration Link:
Contact Name: Hannah Hysell
Contact Phone: 208-898-3817
Contact Email: