CRF I now available online!
Sponsored by Prescott College
Look for additional online offerings this spring.
Guiding Staff to New Heights of
PERFORMANCE & PROFESSIONALISM
The therapeutic industry continues to thrive, offering innovative programming supported by sophisticated research, and new models of intervention are constantly being explored. Direct care staff are the unsung heroes of this work, realizing the visions of founders and implementing strategies devised by clinicians.
Unfortunately, staff frequently report that they do not have the level of training they need to feel confident and competent in meeting the challenges of this demanding work while also understanding the underlying therapeutic process.
Under pressure to provide quality treatment within budgetary constraints, it can be challenging to carve out time and resources to provide training necessary for staff to excel. Consequently, staff often feel overwhelmed, underprepared, and stressed. This contributes to burnout, causing many staff to leave the field prematurely. Talented staff leaving the field takes a heavy toll—students, programs and colleagues all suffer.
THE CLINICAL FIRST RESPONDER™
The CFR Training is Uniquely Designed for Staff Working in Wilderness Therapy, Therapeutic Schools and Other Treatment Settings.
The Goal of CFR is to provide staff with tools to increase their effectiveness in facilitating positive outcomes for clients, while supporting them to work more effectively as valued members of a treatment team.
CFRI and CFR II both offer 4- days of action-packed training, loaded with relevant information and hands-on practice that help staff to become more effective at:
Along with improving their therapeutic skill set, staff will feel supported, empowered, and prepared—factors that enhance performance and improve staff retention. CFR Certified trainings also prepare staff to more effectively handle day-to-day treatment issues and to respond to the inevitable crises that occur. The end result is a more competent, confident, and inspired staff – resulting in a more successful and well respected program.
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Our CERTIFIED Courses
CFR Module 1
Clinical First Responder™ Course
CFR Module 2
Clinical First Responder™ Course
Clinical First Aid™ Course
Custom Program Consultations for your Organization
- Bring the Clinical First Responder™ or Clinical First Aid™ training to your organization.
- We offer on-site, customized training programs.
- Contact us to see how we can best meet your training goals.
We are so confident that you will find our certified courses to be an excellent use of your time and money that we will fully refund your tuition if you are not completely satisfied!
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CFR I, CFR II, and CFA each consist of 4 days of action-packed training, loaded with relevant information and hands-on practice designed to help staff to be more effective by:
- Being more intentional in choosing interventions
- Improving communication with clinical staff
- De-escalating emotional crises to prevent critical incidents
- Possessing a better understanding of underlying issues triggering behavior
- Exhibiting greater flexibility in the application of skills and knowledge