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Managing Aggressive Behavior Training Certification Course

The Managing Aggressive Behavior (MAB) Trainer Certification Course is an intensive, hands-on course that will prepare participants to train and implement the MAB crisis management training for their organizations. This course is appropriate for any professional who wants to be qualified to train their staff how to prevent and effectively manage crisis situations in a supportive, compassionate, and trauma responsive manner. 


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Course Information

Managing Aggressive Behavior is a trauma responsive crisis management training course that focuses on prevention through building relationships, supporting individual empowerment, and developing new skills.

MAB teaches physical and non-physical intervention skills that promote compassionate and supportive interactions throughout the crisis.

The trainer certification course includes participation in the direct course, opportunities to facilitate the curriculum, testing of course knowledge and skills, and technical assistance with implementation at your agency.

Course Length: 5 Days
Price: $1500
CEUs: 3.6 (36 Clock Hours)

MAB TCC Training Objectives

Following successful completion of the Trainer Certification Course, participants will:

  • Identify the foundational premises for a trauma responsive, behavioral support approach to working with individuals experiencing crisis
  • Demonstrate how to facilitate and support implementation of prevention and early intervention strategies
  • Demonstrate how to correctly identify crisis situations, including potentially violent situations and respond using supportive verbal intervention skills
  • Identify the limited circumstances in which physical intervention skills should be used
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply passive, non-pain-producing physical intervention skills during moments of imminent danger 
  • Identify how to debrief crisis events with youth and use strategies that will promote growth and recovery after a crisis has passed
  • Demonstrate how to effectively facilitate the direct course including: foundational concepts, prevention strategies, verbal and physcial intervention techinques, and post-crisis responses 


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Course at a Glance-5 DAYS | 8:30am-5:30pm | $1500

Date Location Registration Deadline Link
Date: November 13 - 17, 2023 Location: Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Midtown - Tulsa, OK Registration Deadline: November 3, 2023 Register
Date: February 5 - 9, 2024 Location: 17 West Hotel - Tulsa, OK Registration Deadline: January 26, 2024 Register

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