Training

Keys’ offers complete solutions to help ensure a safe school environments and workplaces.  Keys’ cutting edge training models provide comprehensive solutions for schools, youth oriented organizations and workplaces.  All of our trainings are based in National /International Research, they are practical, usable, and have been utilized by organizations in the US, Canada and Europe.

Training Formats Available

Train-the-Trainer Format Facilitator Format Staff In-Service Format Student Assembly Format Webinar Format

A Complete List of Curriculum:


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Empower-U: ALE ProgramThe Empower-U Program: ALE/ALC Model Approach

EMPOWER-U: A Three Tier System for 6-12 graders, is designed to Evaluate, Motivate and Pursue excellence in students. To help them Overcome barriers, Work hard to Ensure they Reach their goals. EMPOWER-U ‘ three-tiered support model allows educators to identify the behavioral needs of all students, match the level of support to the severity of their behavior problems, and then assess the students’ response to instruction and intervention. It promotes a comprehensive and collaborative approach to developing all students’ social, emotional, academic and physical competencies, and to reducing barriers to learning due to behavioral/mental health issues. The integrated instruction and intervention of this system is delivered to students in varying intensities (multiple tiers) based on student need.  The model is “Needs driven” .  Decision-making seeks to ensure that district resources reach the appropriate students at the appropriate levels in hopes to accelerate the performance of ALL students to achieve (emotionally, behaviorally and academically) and/or exceed proficiency.  This is an approved program by a state Department of Education in Alternative Education.   Read More…


INSPIRE-U Day Treatment Training & Guide

Implementing an Effective Therapeutic Summer Day Treatment Program for Youth
Train students by Imparting Necessary Skills & Prepare, Inspire, Reward and Empower them

Inspire-U Day Treatment Program

The training and guide is to provide an integrated set of child and family services during the day, which are aimed at stabilizing, developing, and improving the child’s mental health. These therapeutic services are designed to prevent placement in more restrictive and costly settings such as inpatient hospitalization or residential treatment centers. Day treatment is also ideal for children who are discharged from more intensive levels of care such as inpatient or residential care. It offers transitional support, which can significantly reduce occurrences of re-hospitalization.

The purpose for this “Rehab Manual” is to provide Agency staff with sample information in implementing Rehab Day Treatment programs.

The contents of this manual should be considered dynamic and changeable in its guidelines as new implementations are tried and studied, and evaluated. This manual was designed to be utilized in the development of a comprehensive INSPIRE-U Child/Adolescent Day Treatment Programs.   This manual is not intended to be an all-encompassing manual but a useful tool for program staff.   Read More…


PDS

Assessing the Potentially Dangerous Student (PDS)

With the ever-increasing frequency and severity of school shootings and other forms of violence, it is time that we do something about it. Based upon International Level research by the Department of Education, Office of Juvenile Justice, the FBI, the Secret Service and others.  Keys’ has developed a most unique approach to the detection and prevention of School Violence. The full training provides schools a component of a Risk/Threat Assessment Team Model…  Read More…


AngerManagementAnger Management/De-escalation Training (AMD)

Huan Ju, the Art of Redirection

School Teachers, School Resource Officers, Faculty, Classroom Aides, Professors, Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Probation Officers, and Parent of special need students—Everyone who works with children, adolescents and young adults NEEDS this training.  Read More…


BullyingStops

Bullying Stops when Respect Begins (BSWRB’s)

Bullying Stops when Respect Begins is a research based program.  It is a facility-based social & emotional learning program designed to bring new awareness to the problem, develop understanding about the issue, implement new skills to empower, to decrease bullying and help all build more respectful, caring peer relationships and build environments that are supportive, accepting of differences and uplifting.  Read More…


Developing a ALE

Developing an Effective A.L.E.

Keys’ has designed this training to combat the declining graduation rates, high dropout rates in our schools and the phenomena of the “School-to-Prison Pipeline” we are experiencing across the country.

This training target’s School Districts, Detention Facilities, Juvenile Facilities, sanction schools run by courts, Psychiatric Hospitals with school components, mental health providers delivering a behavioral piece to an ALE and more.  Read More…


Behavioral Management of Disruptive Students

Behavioral Management of Disruptive Students

Addressing Severe Student Behavior

This training focuses on Understanding behavior, Determining it’s function in a student, Identifying Replacement behaviors, Looking for possible Interventions and Crafting a Positive Behavioral Plan to Extinguish the Inappropriate Behaviors and ways to measure the progress.  The training relies on  the Positive Behavioral Support approaches to managing severe behavior and is delivered by Subject-Mater-Experts in the field of Management of Severe Behavior.  This training can be adapted to focus on a signal phase in the process:  I. Conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment  or  II.  Identifying Replacement Behaviors used in Developing a Behavioral Intervention Plan or III.  Developing a Effective Positive Behavioral Intervention Plan   IV.  Placement and Follow through of that Plan or  V.  Measuring the Progress             Read more…


Emotional Urgent Care (EUC): Crisis Counseling

For School Counselors &/or Mental Health Therapist

Emotional Urgent Care (EUC)

Available in ages 6-12; 13-18; Adults

Module 1: Ages 6-12
This Training “Disaster, Crisis Intervention Response Counseling: Ages 6-12” will examine the unique concerns and techniques for providing Emotional Urgent Care to children ages six through twelve. You will learn about the role of a Crisis Intervention Response clinician working with school staff in elementary and middle schools. You will learn about the phases in adjusting to a disaster or crisis. This training will address the concept of Emotional Urgent Care Triage for children ages six through twelve. You will learn how to complete the eight steps of triage for school-age children and how they relate to childhood developmental stages.  Read more…

Module 2: Ages 13-18
This Training “Disaster, Crisis Intervention Response Counseling: Ages 13-18” will examine the unique concerns and techniques for providing Emotional Urgent Care to teens ages 13 through 18. You will learn about the role of a Crisis Intervention Response clinician working with school staff in middle schools and high schools. You will learn about the phases in adjusting to a disaster or crisis. This training will address the concept of Emotional Urgent Care Triage for teens ages 13 through 18. You will learn how to complete the eight steps of triage for school-age teens and how they relate to adolescent developmental stages.   Read more…


Suicide Prevention Webinar

Suicidal Recognition & Prevention Webinar Training

Learning how to help or prevent a suicide!

The Definition of Suicide
In general, suicide is attempted/completed by persons who are experiencing intense psychological pain in response to unmet needs. Lacking the skills and resources to cope with this pain, they view suicide as the only reasonable solution to ending their suffering.
Table of Contents

  • Suicide Recognition and Prevention Webinar On-Demand
    Includes: CEU Credits 1.5 hrs, Certificate of Completion and Certification with utilize Curriculum
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RA University TrainingUniversity Resident Assistant Training

Preparation of University Resident Assistants

The University Resident Assistance Training is often the most important   representative of the university in the life of a campus resident.   Universities have always provided quality training to the RA’s in working with   the day-to-day issues that affect their hall members. This training is   augmented by Keys RA Training, which provides Trainers of R.A.   essentials in dealing with the ever increasing emotional issues that arise in   the hall: Anger ManagementEarly Warning Signs and Critical   Disorders.   Read More…


security

Schools, Terrorism & Homeland Security Training

Specific Tasks School Should Enact & A Terrorism Attack Contingency Plan as well

This is a Two Part training.  
Part 1:  Helps School Administrators who have enough on their plates now without having to become Terrorism Experts. Keys’ has developed a comprehensive training designed to familiarize school staffs with the realities of international terrorism, how it may effect schools as soft-targets and specific actions that can be taken (with budget restrictions in mind) by the school to enhance the safety of their students.

Part 2:  It is designed to train staff about Bio-Chemical Terrorist Attacks and it is an interactive workshop to write your Bio-Chemical Terrorist Attack Contingency Plan using a Internationally Used Template.   Read More…


FirstResponderTraining

First Responder Training

Phase IV – First Responders Training

A Component of the Threat/Risk Assessment Teams

This training will highlight the uniqueness of each of the designated organizations/schools (like organizations or schools in the; district, city, county or other boundaries which are set) and will identify areas within their emergency response planning that can be made uniform.  Objective: To develop a fully coordinated Multi-Hazard Crisis/Emergency Operation Plans, unique to each school/organization but uniform in procedure, so that all efforts at the onset of an emergency/crisis can be focused on resolving the crisis. Read More…


Emergency Response Development Training

Phase IV – Emergency Response Development Training

The Emergency Response Development Training has drawn on a wealth of national research and years of professional experience to produce a Nationally utilized System for schools to follow in developing a Multi-Hazard Crisis/Emergency Operation Plans tailored to their specific needs and situation. The Nationally utilized System and the Multi-Hazard Plans produced by Keys has been reviewed by state officials and meet needed standards.   Read More..


Bus Driver Training

Bus Driver Training: Student Management in a Hostile Environment

Managing the Mobile Classroom

This “one-of-a-kind” MUST HAVE training –  trained all over the US and Canada.  Every day millions of children ride a bus to and from school. There is only one adult on board and his or her primary mission is the safe mechanical operation of the vehicle on congested or lonely roads. Just as important is his or her secondary mission of managing the students, their parents and unexpected incidents along the route. This one-of-a-kind training is designed to equip the driver with skills to handle this secondary mission.  Read More…


Kids are the Keys

Kids are the Keys

Recognition & Reporting of Threats from Students
In almost every school shooting, student knew in advance“.

This program provides a means of reporting  crime, violence, or  threats of violence while maintaining anonymity. Such knowledge can help make our schools safer places for learning.  In this interactive program Keys’ presents to students to help them recognize the Early Warning Signs of potential problems in another student; then, what they should do with the knowledge gained from such an observation.   Read more…


Assessing Dangerousness in AdultsAssessing Dangerousness in Adults

What are we missing!!

With the ever-increasing frequency and severity of mass shootings and other forms of violence, it is time that we do something about it.  This training is based upon International Level research.  Keys’ has developed a most unique approach to the detection and possibly prevention of Mass-Violence. It looks at “Why” we miss these these Adults, “What” to do to identify them, and “How” to provide help for them.  There is an emphasis on identification, assessment and weighing of the Early and Imminent Warning Signs in adults. The full training provides organizations a component of a Risk/Threat Assessment Team Model that can in instituted.  Read more…


Goal Attainment Scaling

Goal Attainment Scaling

Development of an Evaluation Program for Grants Evaluating Program Effectiveness by Goal Attainment Scaling–A Quantitative Method for Evaluating Attainment of Multiple Goals.

This training is a didactic block of instruction followed by a workshop session in practical use of the G.A.S. method. This training will enable administrators, principals, counselors, program managers and evaluators to simultaneously rate the effectiveness of a program (like; (PBIS) Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports ) by generating rating system. Scores from this system will provide a measure of the overall effectiveness of the program.  Read more…


Conflict Resolution Training

Conflict Resolution Training

Turning Conflict into Co-Operation

This training is presented with today’s schools and students in mind; however, it applies to anyone who routinely finds himself or herself in conflict with another person.  Those who attend this training will learn:

*  Why there is conflict; its root causes; that it can be good or bad *  How to identify someone style of handling conflict *  Different ways that people handle conflict *  Techniques for solving our own conflicts *  How to find help with conflicts from peers; from outside mediators    Read more…


Behavioral Management SE & 504 Behavioral Management

of Section 504 & Special Ed. Students

This training will focus on Section 504 of the IDEA and Special Education Students.  The training will deal with aspects surrounding management of students exhibiting behavioral or severe behavioral issues and then how to serve that student.  The training relies on  the Positive Behavioral Support approaches to managing severe behavior.   Read more…


MS-13 Gang Webinar Training “Full Feature

MS-13 Webinar

The Most Dangerous Gang in America La Mara Salvatrucha – The MS 13 Gang

This FREE* featured On-line Training will provide needed information about MS-13.   This online, web-based, webinar training will quickly educate you in the  Most Dangerous Gang in the United States.   Learn more about Webinar MS-13 Gang


Multi-Hazard Response Drills

Phase VI – Multi-Hazard Crisis/Emergency Plan Drills Training

Testing the Multi-Hazard Plan through Drills

A training designed to take a district through testing their Multi-Hazard Crisis/Emergency Plan.  It deals with exercising the Multi-Hazard Plan that has been developed to determine that it works and to refine any trouble spots that may show up.  Read more…


Crisis Recovery K-RTM - Certification Training

Phase VII -Crisis Recovery Training

Returning to Normal

Crisis Recovery – Returning to Normal: Phase VII: Dealing with the Emotional Issues Facing Students and Staff  covers need skills of a Recover Team Member.  Based on International Research this training is a must have.  Develop a Keys’ – Recovery Team for your organization before a Crisis happens, this is a certification training.   A Keys’ – Recovery Team Member (K-RTM) helps those affected by a traumatic event deal with emotional reactions, such as sadness, anger, fear and safety, caused by stressful situations. Other areas to consider are those impacting the physical needs. The K-RTM help staff, students and possible parents gain emotional control by offering them coping mechanisms and support groups, possibly including some stress management techniques.  Read more...


Displaced Due to Disaster

Displacement due to Disaster

 Helping those of a Catastrophic Disaster

Dealing with Anger, Suicide, Depression, Anxiety Disorders and other disorders of Displaced individuals

Displacement Due to Disaster will equip those who attend with the knowledge and skills needed to meet this unique challenge. This training targets – administrators, bosses, Human Resource Directors, Crisis Workers, teachers, school officials, SRO’s, Bus Drivers, Counselors and other business and youth workers who are in the position of receiving displaced Individuals.  Read more…


Bomb Threat Readiness TrainingBomb Threat Readiness & Self Search Techniques 

This is training course will equip you with the basic procedures to safely conducting a Passive Search and Identify Skills of explosives and bombs. Through attending this training you will build confidence in your ability to react, respond and properly handle a Bomb Threat.

Audience
Any one who holds responsibility for students, staff or others. School Officials, Crisis Team Members, ALL teachers, custodial and maintenance staff, Police, Fire, Emergency Responders, Hospitals, businesses and government officials, any others interested who desire a basic knowledge of Passive Search and Identify Skills of explosives and bombs.


Other Training Courses:

Train-the-Trainer TrainingsMost Trainings above are provided in the Train-the-Trainer Model Facilitator Trainings – Most Trainings above are provided in the Facilitator Training Model

In-Services/Student Assemblies

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