***CANCELLED*** Initial - Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Training

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 10
Agency Contact: Lorna Margenau
Agency Assistant: Shari Owen 715-720-2060
Location: CESA 10
725 West Park Avenue
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Facility: Conference Center (Rooms 1-2-3)
6/13/2019 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Initial Certification - Nonviolent Crisis Prevention Training

June 13, 2019

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

CESA 10 Conference Center

Summary: This training is designed to assist participants in developing techniques to deal safely with challenging behaviors of students and to de-escalate a crisis. The course offers nonverbal, verbal, and physical methods that research has proven to be effective in schools across the country. Participants will receive certification for one year.

Objectives for all participants:

  • Learn to recognize signs of anxiety and pending disruption.
  • Learn nonverbal and verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Develop knowledge and confidence in dealing with disruptive individuals.
  • Learn personal safety tips/techniques in dealing with physically aggressive students.
  • Learn techniques in nonviolent physical crisis intervention using a team approach.
  • Gain certification in nonviolent techniques to increase confidence level and expertise in dealing with crisis situations.

Instructors:      Lorna Margenau, CESA 10;  Tonia Anderson Ruskin, CESA 10; and Dennis Gunnink, CESA 10

Cost:  No charge to CESA 10 Special Education Pupil Services Professional Development member school districts*; $100.00 to non-member districts.

Target Audience:  School Safety Teams, Special and General Education Teachers, Counselors, School Psychologists, Principals, Paraprofessionals

Registration:  You can also register via MyQuickReg (Initial Training:; Refresher Training: You can also register by contacting Shari Owen at


Special Education Pupil Services Professional Development Member Districts*

  • Bloomer
  • Bruce
  • Cadott
  • Eleva-Strum
  • Flambeau
  • Gilman
  • Gilmanton 
  • Granton
  • Greenwood
  • Ladysmith
  • Lake Holcombe
  • Loyal                 
  • Neillsville
  • New Auburn
  • Osseo-Fairchild
  • Owen-Withee
  • Thorp