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NPIP offers the following trainings available at your location at no additional cost. Please click on each training to learn more.

  • 14 Duties of Coaching

    • 14 Duties of Coaching (1 Hour)

      When tragedy strikes an athletic participant, coaches, athletic directors and administrators are held to extraordinary standards by the courts. This workshop concentrates on the 14 duties of coaching as defined by the National Athletic Administrators Association. Specific attention is given to instruction standards, supervisory requirements, documentation standards, athlete conditioning, safety equipment, sport hazards and transportation. Special attention will be given to the area of electronic communication in sports. Coaches and administrators are encouraged to attend.

  • Adolescent Bullying

    • Adolescent Bullying (90 minutes)

      This bullying in-service is designed for any employee who supervises students. The definition of bullying separates this behavior from teasing, student harassment and resolving peer conflict. Reporting, documentation and investigation procedures of alleged bullying incidents are provided. The main emphasis, however, is providing youth programs with strategies for minimizing bullying among adolescents.

  • Appropriate Professional Workplace Behavior

    • Appropriate Professional Workplace Behavior (90 minutes)

      In this training, three (3) main topics will be addressed: 1) Professional Work Environment, 2) Managing Conflict, and 3) Professional Behavior Communicating with Respect. Specific areas of discussion will address constructive and destructive conflict, communication skills in dealing with conflict by developing healthy responses, and communicating with respect. A group activity will have attendees identify personal traits that are important to a professional workplace and share with the entire group.

  • ASB and Booster Club Funds

    • ASB and Booster Club Funds (1 Hour)

      How does your school district utilize the benefits of a booster club yet find a balance in a workable and managed relationship? This workshop is designed to assist schools and booster clubs in working together for the support of school programs. Keeping your booster club under the school district's coverage necessitates district control of activities and spending. This can create a political nightmare! A review of the roles of school boards, school employees, ASB operations and accounting procedures within the state laws helps schools correlate their efforts in a positive and pro-active way to make booster clubs work.

  • Board Development - SINK or SYNC?

    • Board Development - SINK or SYNC?
      (1.5 hours)

      Nonprofit boards go through three stages of development. This workshop will examine the typical characteristics and challenges of each stage and offer lifesaving tips on weathering the storms of transition. The concrete strategies and resources shared will help you Synchronize Your Nonprofit Constructively (S.Y.N.C.). Interactive discussion topics will include: how to engage, redirect, and even remove board members; developing non-conflicting leadership teams with clear board/staff roles and responsibilities; board fiduciary duties and minimizing risk; benefits of a strategic recruiting, training, and development plan.

  • Bullying in our Schools

    • Bullying in our Schools (1.5 hours)

      This bullying in-service is designed for any employee who supervises students. The definition of bullying separates this behavior from teasing, student harassment and resolving peer conflict. Reporting, documentation and investigation procedures of alleged bullying incidents are provided. The main emphasis however is providing school employees with strategies for minimizing bullying in schools.

  • Bullying in the Workplace

    • Bullying in the Workplace (1.5 hours)

      Workplace bullying can be a health and safety issue. The impact of bullying can cause stress, anxiety and psychiatric injury that can last for many years. It may also infect the workplace, affecting production and the achievement of workplace goals. Employers have a "duty of care" obligation to provide a safe working environment; meaning psychologically safe, as well as physically safe. In this workshop, the presenter will define and give examples of bullying, discuss how it affects people and the organization, how it differs from harassment, and what can be done about it by both employees and employers.

  • Collision Response

    • Collision Response (2 hours)

      Collisions are among the most frequent types of claims insurance companies respond to. In this workshop, participants will learn what constitutes a collision and why it is essential to thoroughly investigate incidents. Participants will learn: necessary information to gather on scene, how to adequately document incidents with photographs and videos, and who needs to be notified of incidents. This workshop is tailored specifically for those responding to the scene of collisions.

  • Concussion Management

    • Concussion Management (90 minutes)

      With the passage of HB1824, the Zackery Lystedt Bill, all coaches, players and parents will be required to have concussion awareness training prior to a player starting practice for a particular sport. This workshop will augment school district efforts to comply with the legislative mandates including additional assistance with developing emergency plans, working with staffs who serve concussed students, working with school employees, players and parents to better understand the importance of concussion recognition, early intervention and good return-to-play procedures appropriate to the school's resources.

  • Confidentiality: Everything You Need
    to Know About FERPA

    • Confidentiality: Everything You Need
      to Know About FERPA (90 minutes)

      This interactive workshop discusses the legal requirements of FERPA (Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974) and confidentiality. Today more than ever, our ability to uphold student privacy is crucial, not only to protect the students we serve but to protect our employees and school districts. There are many practical examples and scenarios in this workshop used to help understand the application of the law, as well as when and where confidentiality can be broken.

  • Confidentiality in the Workplace

    • Confidentiality in the Workplace (90 minutes)

      In today's times everyone needs to be aware of what is involved in confidentiality and what liability is involved. The purpose of this workshop is to understand the definition and importance of confidentiality, know what information is confidential and be aware of the liability involved in a confidentiality breach. You will learn the four-point test to determine confidentiality and become familiar with "incidental disclosures" and how to minimize a breach of confidentiality. We will also discuss what management's responsibility is regarding rumors./p>

  • Creating Balance in the Nonprofit

    • Creating Balance in the Nonprofit (60 minutes)

      This workshop is tailored to accommodate the needs of board members, administration and department heads. Attendees gain a detailed understanding of the role each individual plays in the operation of a well-managed organization. Critical issues covered in this workshop include: negligence, liability pitfalls, litigation traps, and punitive damage exposures. In addition, our presenter will provide a short overview of insurance coverage, exclusions, personal liability and where insurance coverage begins and ends for leadership.

  • Crisis Communication and Media Relations

    • Crisis Communication & Media Relations (90 minutes)

      In today's competitive business world and difficult economy, lucid, effective crisis communications are more essential than ever before. No matter what your job description entails, how you interact with members of the media during a crisis is crucial. In a high stress/high visibility situation you have a narrow window of time to create and deliver a cohesive message that is well received or risk turning a crisis into catastrophe. This workshop provides you with the basic media relations tools that will help you mitigate the tumultuous waters of a disaster, teaches how to deliver concise statements to members of the media in an instant, as well as how to correct misinformation and rumors. The workshop also shares the unique aspects of communicating before, during and after a crisis has occurred.

  • Defensive Driving

    • Defensive Driving (3 hours)

      Becoming aware of the common mistakes to avoid while operating a vehicle can save lives and reduce claim frequency. This basic three-hour course is offered at your location, for anyone in your organization that operates a vehicle. This interactive course offers participants the basic tools of defensive driving and will analyze the common mistakes in driving that lead to accidents. The class is intended for general audiences, yet can be tailored for problematic drivers.

  • Defusing Anger in the Workplace

    • Defusing Anger in the Workplace (90 minutes)

      Workplace anger can be linked directly to innumerable personnel problems, including workplace violence. All employers have the right and responsibility to establish and maintain a well-disciplined workplace that is free from harassment, intimidation and bullying. This training can be directed at any source of anger including: customers, co-workers, supervisors, students, or parents. The primary goals of this in-service are to both understand and control one's own anger as well as how to effectively deal with expressed anger in others.

  • Developing and Managing Volunteer Programs

    • Developing & Managing Volunteer Programs (60 minutes)

      Maintaining a vibrant volunteer workforce is a core element to having a thriving nonprofit organization. This training reveals the multiple challenges associated with working with volunteers in your organization including how to effectively manage them. This course is presented in a forum that encourages interaction and an exchange of ideas. Aspects of volunteer management covered in the workshop include: job design and development, recruitment, recognition, screening, interviewing, orientation and training, supervision, and reviewing job performance.

  • Diversity in the Workplace

    • Diversity in the Workplace (90 minutes)

      This workshop provides participants with a brief understanding and awareness of how the concepts of diversity impact individual perspectives in a work environment. This session will highlight the legal requirements that drive diversity, as well as ramifications upon an organization when it is found to be liable for harassment directed toward a protected class. Offering tools for communication and understanding, this workshop brings all employees into a thoughtful discussion to recognize their individual part in fostering a safe, respectful culture within their organizations.

  • Diversity with a Focus on Sexual Harassment

    • Diversity With a Focus on Sexual Harassment (2 hours)

      This workshop begins by explaining sexual harassment and provides insights regarding the impact on the organization and the legal implications. Offering tools for communication and understanding, this workshop brings all employees into a thoughtful discussion to recognize their individual part in fostering a safe, respectful culture within their organizations.

  • Dos and Don'ts of Discipline

    • Dos and Don'ts of Discipline (60 minutes)

      Supervisors often state that confronting personnel problems are among the most difficult aspects of their job. This workshop attempts to alleviate apprehension among supervisors in that process. The training begins with an emphasis on prevention while also discovering what core management principles minimize personnel problems. After enacting preventative measures, the workshop reviews the supervisor's role when corrective action becomes necessary. The training also outlines: clear steps of progressive discipline, job descriptions, evaluations, policies/procedures, contract language, investigations, documentation, employee rights, due process and just cause.

  • Driver Training Simulator

    • Driver Training Simulator (One person per hour)

      Offered exclusively to programs administered by Clear Risk Solutions, the Driver Training Simulator is a three-channel plasma screen immersive driving environment. This training can be adapted for any driving situation. Drivers will be trained to recognize and anticipate hazardous driving situations in difficult and common city environments, environmental factors such as adverse weather, and practice collision-avoidance when backing. This training will help reduce accidents by reinforcing positive decision making through training in realistic risk-free situations.

  • Driving Skills Cone Course

    • Driving Skills Cone Course (Minimum 2 Hours)

      The cone course provides hands-on driver training designed to give your employees in-car driving practice with their work vehicles. Time will be spent in descriptive training, and in a vehicle to utilize concepts and techniques learned during the training. All exercises are slow speed and designed to increase your employees' confidence in their ability to maneuver their vehicle. The training is highly adaptable to your organization's needs, from group training to one-on-one training during the day we spend with you. Topics covered include driver familiarization with the vehicle, to include controls and mirror adjustments. Also, the student will be introduced to techniques and the use of reference points for successful completion of the exercises. Space must be considered: a minimum area of 220 feet by 50 feet is required for setting up the course. Please contact Clear Risk Solutions to discuss how this training can be configured to meet your organization's needs. The cone course can also be combined with our certified defensive driving presentation to further emphasize your commitment to safe vehicle operation.

  • Enhancing Workplace Climate

    • Enhancing Workplace Climate (60 minutes)

      Dissatisfaction with workplace culture is one of the foremost reasons employees leave their jobs. This workshop reveals the latest research in relation to workplace climate including: workplace climate and its impact on liability, the role of leadership in fostering an enhanced workplace and how employees define successful leadership. Each session is designed to meet the needs of both leadership and employees alike. By blending current research with contemporary best-practice analysis, participants learn the essential building blocks to enhance their workplaces.

  • Front-line Liability Issues Overview

    • Front-line Liability Issues Overview (60 minutes)

      This training focuses on the leading personnel problems that result in claims and/or litigation. Our experience defending entities in court lends a sophisticated understanding of liability-related issues. The training underscores basic information as it relates to: sexual harassment, employee discipline, use of force, intimidation and bullying, employee rights, negligent hiring or negligent retention, negligent supervision, retaliation, deliberate indifference, and due process. This overview is valuable training for both supervisors and employees interested in learning to minimize liability in their workplaces.

  • Hiring Smart

    • Hiring Smart (60 minutes)

      This valuable workshop assists employers in developing a hiring plan; from creating the job description through screening and selecting the right candidate. Participants will learn proven practices and the legal requirements of "doing it right." The training includes sample documents, along with proper search and job-listing techniques to find the best possible candidate. The sound practices taught in this program enable you to avoid the costly litigation process brought about by hiring the wrong individual or going about the process incorrectly.

  • Maintaining a Professional Work Environment

    • Maintaining a Professional Work Environment (90 minutes)

      All workplaces face personnel issues that can have a negative impact on every aspect of business. While rules, procedures, policies, and codes of conduct attempt to prevent problems by setting clear expectations, no organization is totally free of workforce difficulties. This workshop addresses conduct that can create a breach or violation of workplace professionalism. Harassment, bullying, teasing, intimidation, workplace relationships, rumors, confidentiality, silence, violence, and retaliation are examples of topics discussed in a deterrent approach. Too often we operate in a crisis mode waiting until the problem explodes and are then forced to address the issue. Dealing with sensitive issues is most effective when it is done in a prevention format, which is the focus of this workshop.

  • Maintaining Professional Boundaries

    • Maintaining Professional Boundaries (1.5 Hours)

      Boundary Invasion is any act or omission that violates the professional adult/child working relationship. This workshop was designed to help school employees protect students by addressing problems associated with boundary invasion. The course emphasizes: boundary behavior, differences between boundary invasion and grooming, how to address problems and how to report concerns. The session ends by stressing the importance of individual policies and procedures as they relate to boundary invasion issues.

  • Managing the Risks of Social Media

    • Managing the Risks of Social Media (90 minutes)

      In today’s online world, social media is becoming an integral communication tool. The benefits of using social media are many, ranging from brand recognition, community outreach, increased sales and constituent engagement. But there is no getting around the fact that social media also introduces new risks. In this workshop we will discuss how to effectively and strategically engage your stakeholders in social media venues while also confronting the associated risks. This workshop will show you how you can protect yourself from the most common mistakes. Don’t let the inherent risk of social media deter you from participating in this powerful marketing platform and the opportunities it can provide to you and your nonprofit.

  • Managing Conflict

    • Managing Conflict (90 minutes)

      All relationships, personal and professional, experience some kind of conflict; this is normal, natural and sometimes necessary for growth and development. In this workshop we will discuss the myths and truths, the greatest mistakes and the ingredients that are involved in conflict. You will learn how to manage conflict, develop you communications skills and resolve conflict within your organization.

  • Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce

    • Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce (90 minutes)

      Five generations of workers will soon be represented in the workforce. Whether you are an administrator, executive director, manager, or superintendent, you've probably encountered a few challenges stemming from the varying perspectives and priorities that workers from different generations bring to your organization. Conflict between generations is increasingly cited as a driver of low engagement. Schedule this workshop to learn about risk in a workplace with workers representing three, four, or five generations.

  • Performance Appraisals

    • Performance Appraisals (60 minutes)

      Employment issues continue to be a focal point of litigation. This workshop explores the need to have honest, concrete, well-documented performance evaluations of employees and volunteers. This training offers practical input related to: evaluation techniques, required forms and procedures, legal requirements, the relationship between job description and evaluation, timelines, contract language, and evaluator training.

  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

    • Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse (60 minutes)

      This timely workshop discusses the recognition of child abuse and sexual misconduct, both from sources outside the organization and misconduct of employees/volunteers. The topics of when reporting is required, what to report, and how employees can protect themselves from allegations are also included in this training.

  • Recognizing and Reporting Vulnerable Adult and Elderly Abuse

    • Recognizing & Reporting Vulnerable Adult & Elderly Abuse (60 minutes)

      A vulnerable adult is defined as persons at least 60 years old as well as those over 18 who are developmentally disabled, with a functional, mental, or physical inability to care for, or protect themselves. This workshop discusses the recognition of abuse, when reporting is required, and what information is expected when a report is filed. This presentation concludes with how employees/volunteers can protect themselves from allegation.

  • Right Response Training

    • Right Response Training (4-14 hours)

      When safety is your responsibility, the RIGHT RESPONSE workshop is your essential toolbox for determining the best course of action in any situation to achieve a safe, lasting and positive result. These tools will help you successfully manage aggression or behavioral challenges and help you prevent such incidents from occurring in the future! There are four versions of the workshop, which we offer to attendees concurrently to give them just the amount of training they need: Primer, Elements, Elements+ and Advanced. Complete and receive a 1-year certification.

      • Primer: The first four hours is primarily focused on De-escalation Techniques and is great if you have limited contact with clients. Complete and receive a Certification of Attendance.
      • Elements: Maximize Safety with Self-Protection Skills, in addition to the Primer (7 hours). Complete and receive a 2-year certification.
      • Elements+: For your therapeutic contact with clients, learn how to prevent escalations with Proactive Environments and Positive Behavior Support. Also includes Advanced De-escalation skills (11 hours).
      • Complete and receive a 2-year certification.
      • Advanced: This full, 14-hour certification gives you all the skills of Prevention, De-escalation, Post-vention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Compete and receive a 1-year certification.

      There is a minimal service fee per attendee for this training.

  • School Security

    • School Security (2 Hours)

      This training is designed for the unarmed, in-house campus security monitors and administrative staff charged with handling potentially illegal activities which violate school policies. The training reveals the rights of school officials and campus security as it relates to detaining and searching a student or visitor on school grounds. Proper techniques and liability associated with reporting and use-of-force, are among other related topics covered throughout the session.

  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (90 minutes)

      This timely workshop is designed for all employees, including board members, administration and staff. The presentation explains sexual harassment and provides information on impact in the workplace, remedies and how to handle harassment issues. It is intended to put everyone on notice that sexual harassment cannot be tolerated in the workplace.

  • Social Networking with Professional Boundaries

    • Social Networking with Professional Boundaries (1 Hour)

      Social media’s impact upon the educational system is a continuous and rapidly evolving phenomenon. The benefits to education are ever changing, as technology moves into the future at an alarming pace. Along with the many benefits to our educational system, social media also presents significant risks. This program will look at social media and how it interacts with the professional boundaries required by all school employees. This workshop will discuss the pros and cons of social media, identify the risks, and review best practices for school districts and employees.

  • Supervision of Children

    • Supervision of Children (60 minutes)

      This workshop reviews best practices for employees/volunteers who supervise children. Steps to minimize liability and maximize child safety are key issues addressed. The legal duties surrounding supervision are discussed using case studies as examples. A supervision checklist of important "predict and prevent" factors is also covered. This workshop concludes by exploring five behavior management techniques used when supervising children. If you supervise children, this program is designed for you.

  • Supervising Students During Unstructured Times

    • Supervising Students During Unstructured Times (1 Hour)

      If you supervise students outside the classroom, this training is designed for you. The session offers best practices for employees/volunteers who supervise children including: Steps to minimize liability and maximize child safety, legal duties surrounding supervision and behavior management techniques. At the conclusion of the course, all participants are offered a supervision checklist of important predict-and-prevent factors, which help guide necessary supervision changes.

  • The Challenging Job of the School Bus Driver

    • The Challenging Job of the School Bus Driver (1 Hour)

      This presentation focuses on the unique challenges bus drivers face when managing student behavior. Along with liability-related issues, this course underscores recent "best practices" among transportation departments. The training also equips drivers with practical ideas to incorporate into student discipline models. Establishing and maintaining a well-disciplined transportation department poses many challenges, yet through this workshop many of those challenges are alleviated with realistic solutions.

  • True Colors® - Communicating With People Who Think Differently Part 1

    • True Colors® - Communicating With People Who Think Differently Part 1 (2.5 hours)

      Meaningful personal interaction between staff is essential to an enjoyable and productive workplace. In this workshop, a certified True Colors presenter, through individual assessment, will translate complicated personality and learning theory into practical application. Participants will learn essential tools to bridge the gaps in communication, trust and respect. This educational and motivational opportunity can initiate the difference between a strong, transparent and efficient workplace versus problematic indifference.

      There is a minimal service fee per attendee for this training.

  • True Colors® - Communicating With People Who Think Differently Part 2

    • True Colors® - Communicating With People Who Think Differently Part 2 (1.5 hours)

      In our Communicating with People Who Think Differently part 2 training the trainer will review the four core values presented in part 1. After providing a refresher of the basic awareness seminar, the presenter will apply personality characteristic theory to intrapersonal communication, motivation, time management, dealing with stress and handling change. This seminar is designed to be customized to the organization's needs. Other areas of focus can be added.