Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) is a therapeutic and reality-based technique that provides helping adults with specific competencies for effective interventions with children in crisis. LSCI capitalizes on crisis events as opportunities for youth to grow and teaches helping adults to maximize the opportunity for children to learn self-control and self-monitoring in times of crisis. LSCI provides instruction for helping adults to learn common self-defeating behavioral patterns of youth in crisis and offers specific strategies for examining and addressing these patterns. A comprehensive strategy for examining conflict and its resulting behaviors, LSCI compliments behavior management programs such as CPI and TCI while moving beyond surface behavior management techniques and programs. LSCI teaches helping adults three critical foundational skills for effectively addressing any challenging behavior.
These skills are:
1) understanding the differences in the worlds of children and helping adults
2) understanding the dynamics of conflict and its cyclical pattern
3) effective communication with children in crisis. LSCI offers helping adults a cognitive road map for helping youth learn problem-solving techniques, self-supporting behaviors, and the personal insight necessary for behavioral change
*Participants receive certification in PBF, TCI or LSCI upon successful completion of all evaluations including written, practical, and/or physical assessments. Participants who attend all workshop sessions and demonstrate mastery through formal assessment of the necessary skills in each technique will be awarded official certificates at the conclusion of the workshop period.