Safety in the Field-October 2023

October 13, 2023, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Community Solutions
9015 Murray Ave, Suite 100
Gilroy, CA 95020

Price: $90 per person

In-Person Training 

Course Description: 

In this course, participants will learn about the importance of safety when working in community-based behavioral health settings. It will teach learners how to use safety precautions while working in the field delivering services and conducting meetings in client’s homes.

By the conclusion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Describe at least 3 principals of preparation and be able to apply them in the four main areas: car, phone, dress and location.
  • Describe the environment and client safety throughout the four stages of contact: pre-arrival, approach, first contact and ongoing.
  • Name three ways to respond should staff safety become a concern at any point in the four stages.

About the Trainer: 

Matthew T Rensi, Ph. D., LPCC. is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who also holds a Ph. D. in counselor education and supervision. He has extensive experience providing therapy to people struggling with psychosis, homelessness, various mental health issues and the legal system. In addition to this, he provides trainings throughout Santa Clara County on various aspects of mental health treatment including assessment, individual therapy, and safety/crisis situations. Matt has also conducted research on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders using linguistic analysis.

CE’s: This course is approved for  3 continuing education hours for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California B.B.S. under CEPA Provider #129412, and for RADT, CADC, and LAADC by CCAPP-EI CADAAC Provider # 7213401223.

Community Solutions is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs. Community Solutions maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are requested at least 48 hours prior to the training day. Kindly email  to un-enroll from the training if you unable to attend after registration in order to receive a refund.

Questions? Please contact our Training Division: or 408-846-4791

If you need special accommodations to ensure a comfortable learning experience please contact our Training Division.

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