Tact Training Courses

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) Training of Trainers (TxT) Programs

Participants will have the chance to participate, practice, and receive feedback in conducting activities to gain immediate training experience. Training techniques such as role playing, leading small group discussions, using guided fantasies, conducting practice sessions, and using audiovisual aids will be demonstrated. Participants will receive all the necessary materials to conduct the TCI training program in their agency.

Program Objectives
Participants will be able to:
- Proactively prevent and/or de-escalate a potential crisis situation with a child or young person
- Manage a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner, and, if necessary, intervene physically in a manner that reduces the risk of harm to children and staff
- Process the crisis event with children and young people to help improve their capacity to regulate their emotions and use positive coping strategies
- Effectively deliver TCI training in their agencies
  • Clock 5 Days
  • location pin Offered Nationally

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention: Update

The Team at TACT facilitates updates for those who have successfully completed the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Train-the-Trainer program.

This update is a program for current TCI certified trainers to maintain accreditation in delivering the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) curriculum, and must successfully be completed by a TCI Trainer every two years.

This update is a two-day program at which current TCI trainers learn the new additions to the TCI curriculum, Edition 7, focus on trauma-informed intervention strategies, and practice skills.

Program Objectives
Participants will
• identify additions/changes to revised TCI materials
• describe the TCI system
• describe elements of a trauma informed organization
• list spaces within the therapeutic milieu
• describe the skills necessary for effective use of self
• demonstrate emotional first aid and how to avoid a power struggle
• demonstrate restraint techniques
• describe safety issues
  • Clock 3 Days Virtually
  • location pin Offered Nationally

The Three Pillars of Transforming Care™️

Three Pillars of Transforming Care registrations and enquiries are to be discussed directly with the Therapeutic Welfare Interventions. To Register for the Three Pillars Course, Please go to
http://www.twi.org.au/ and download the registration form
  • Clock 3 Days
  • location pin Offered Nationally.

The PersonBrain Model™

The PersonBrain Model™ is a powerful, trauma informed strength-based training that provides essential positive behavior support skills within a NeuroRelational Model. The NeuroRelational care approach is grounded in research and incorporates the best of practical brain-based concepts,trauma theories, relational practices, ecological psychology and culturally-responsive interventions to help transform challenging behaviors. Given its multi-theoretical design, The PersonBrain Model™ is compatible with a wide variety of training's your organization might already incorporate, helping to blend general practice into one, coherent model.

  • Clock One or Two Day offered
  • location pin Offered Internationally

TCI Trainers Webinar: Facilitating Virtual Refreshers: Emotional Competence

This webinar is for TCI Trainers and will focus on assisting TCI trainers deliver refreshers virtually.
This session will focus on emotional competence.
  • Clock 90 minutes
  • location pin Offered Virtually

The Minded Brain™

The Minded Brain™ is a brain-based social emotional curriculum and is part of the family of The PersonBrain™ trainings.
The Minded Brain training is a one-day training that provides specific behavioral support strategies and a social-emotional curriculum that integrates the NeuroRelational Model into the learning environment and instructional design.
Training will consist of direct presentation, participant interaction
Participants will leave with steps to guide them in creating their own Minded Brain lesson.
  • Clock 1 Day
  • location pin Offered Internationally