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Crisis Prevention Institute Case Study

Elgin School District U-46 – Illinois: Julie Leston


This case study of Elgin School District U-46 is based on a June 2016 survey of Crisis Prevention Institute customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“CPI is very helpful with preventing crisis situations from occurring.”

“CPI improved staff de-escalation skills, improved overall safety, and has become ingrained in our training.”

“CPI provides our staff with confidence to de-escalate students with high-risk behaviors.”


  • Sought Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training to improve staff confidence in working with challenging student behaviors.


  • Categorizes their school as a public school.


  • Reduced challenging/disruptive behaviors by over 50% since implementing CPI de-escalation techniques.
  • Decreased the use of physical restraint and seclusion by 75—99% since implementing CPI training.
  • Agrees that the enhanced content has helped them, their staff, and their school.
  • Achieved return on investment with CPI by:
    • Reducing worker compensation claims
    • Improving staff skills and confidence

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