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De-escalation and Post Incident Briefing

Student require support when communicating their anxieties, frustrations and fears. De-escalating an incident is not only a positive practice but also a fundamental way to teach young people to self-regulate through co-regulation.


Following the de-escalation of an incident, it is important to debrief with the child or young person. However, it is important to know when to do this, what strategies to use and how your verbal and non-verbal cues can influence the intervention.


This training will therefore cover:

  • Understanding the Escalation Cycle

  • De-escalation intervention and strategies

  • Verbal and Non-verbal cues

  • Supporting recovery of an incident

  • Post Incident Briefing including

    • Reflection

    • Identifying feelings and emotions

    • Identify alternative strategies

  • Introduction to restorative practices

  • Introduction and identification of preventative measures


Course type: Face to Face Group


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