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Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training


NMSU-A Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training

One-day Certification Seminar

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention - Get practical skills for safely managing and preventing difficult behavior

  • Location: Tays Events Center
  • Dates: August 31, 2018 or September 14, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Who Should Attend: NMSU-A employees who deal with people
  • Contact Information: Dr. Baca 575.439.3857 or
  • Lunch: Working lunch provided or bring your own lunch.
  • Sign-up deadline: Friday morning the day of the session you are attending.
  • Submit Registration Form: Online or Download (PDF) and drop in Dr. Baca’s mail box.
  • Accommodations are available upon request: Contact the ASD office at 575.439.3721 or


Presentation by: Dr. Ernestine Baca, CPI Certified Instructor since 2003. Dr. Baca has extensive training in teaching personnel how to organize their thinking when dealing with an individual whose behavior is escalating and how to respond appropriately during moments of chaos. Dr. Baca will also provide several physical intervention options to better guide your day-to-day decision making for working with people.

For more than 35 years Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) has been helping major service organizations throughout the world create safer and more respectful work environments. The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program provides a solid foundation for helping organizations build an effective crisis prevention and intervention training plan in dealing with potentially violent behavior at the earliest possible stage, it also addresses how staff can deal with their own stress, anxieties, and emotions when they’re confronted with challenging situations.

CPI training will offer the following benefits to the NMSU-A campus in creating a safe and Caring Work Environment by:

  • Reduce the risk of injury.
  • Focus on prevention.
  • Promote a team approach.
  • Improve staff retention.
  • Make staff and clients safer.
  • Comply with legislative mandates.
  • Meet regulatory/accreditation standards.
  • Minimize exposure to liability.
  • Promote Care, Welfare, Safety, and SecuritySM.

NMSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Accessibility Services, 575.439.3721,