Training Class Details
Class Title: Equilibrium Chapter 4: Understanding How to Respond to Crisis Behaviors when Working with Youth
Class Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Class Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 1
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Kevin Conboy
Class Description:

This training explores the purpose of actively working with youth in care to help them meet preferred behaviors. The training highlights four things to think about in any given situation before choosing how to support youth: your personal state, the desired outcome, the situation and environment, and which approach to use. Didactic presentation, group discussion, art and visualization exercises are utilized.

Class Objectives: (what knowledge, ideas or skills will participants explore, learn, and practice etc. during the training) 

  • Staff will learn about the crisis escalation curve as well as how to assess the safety of the environment when responding to crisis situations.

  • Staff will practice utilizing different types of engagement strategies to respond to youth crisis situations.

  • Staff will discuss example scenarios of crisis situations and use critical thinking skills to generate appropriate responses.




• You must check-in during the training to confirm your attendance via visual, verbal, or written roll-call. 




Completion Certificates can be obtained by emailing: 



All registered participants must cancel 48 hours in advance, if no longer 

able to attend. Cancellation can be done electronically through 

registration confirmation email or by calling: 

Seneca Family of Agencies - Training Department at (510) 654-4004 


Seneca Institute for Advanced Practice 

8945 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605 

(510) 654-4004 x2244 


In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations (transportation) to participate in any trainings or events, please contact the Training Department at 510-654-4004 at least 5 days in advance of the event. 


Trainings provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano. Monterey training provided in partnership with Hartnell College and Monterey County. Funding provided through Title IV-E.