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Evidence Based Practice x (Training + Teamwork) = Results

By | August 17th, 2012|General|

We’ve been implementing an evidence-based practice called Non-Violent Crisis Intervention as our operational model at the AZ State Hospital for the last few months- and we’re already seeing dramatic results.  It's a best practice for early intervention and de-escalation created by the Crisis Prevention Institute.  It’s based on teamwork and training.  By using a cohesive team that’s [...]

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A New Best Practice for Suicide Prevention

By | March 22nd, 2011|Behavioral Health|

SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention Resource Center has added At-Risk for High School Educators to its Best Practice Registry for suicide prevention programs. At-Risk is an online interactive training simulation designed to prepare teachers to identify, approach, and refer students exhibiting signs psychological distress including depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide. Users assume the role of a high [...]