LSCI is trauma-informed care in action! Alex Cameron, Director of Clinical Services, Pressley Ridge

Level 1: Introduction to LSCI

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LSCI is an advanced, interactive therapeutic strategy for turning crisis situations into learning opportunities for children and youth with chronic patterns of self-defeating behaviors. This online course provides video-based instruction, led by Dr. Frank Fecser, on the foundational skills of LSCI, featuring training in The Conflict cycle™ and the Red Flag reclaiming intervention.

Before beginning the course

Please click the links below to download the following two items or download a zip file containing both items here.

The Introduction to LSCI Participant’s Manual. The Participant’s Manual will allow you to follow along with the PowerPoint presented within the 11 video modules. It is important to download the manual for your use during the Introduction to LSCI course, and to use as a supplement to The Reclaiming Interventions manual you will receive when you register for Part 2 of the LSCI Certification.

The Study Guide provides 67 study questions to guide you through the Introduction to LSCI course. Please use the information from the video modules and Participant’s manual to mark each statement with your answer from the MULTIPLE CHOICE list. At the conclusion of this online course, 50 of these statements, worded exactly as written below, will appear on the written exam. You must achieve a score of 90% or better in order to pass the written exam and become eligible to attend Part 2 of the certification course. Participants may take the Multiple Choice exam more than once.

Viewing the Modules

Below are the links to the modules for your online course. Click on each module in order to watch the training videos in succession. At the end of each video will be summary of points you should take away from the module. Once you watch the video, you can always go back to it for a refresher.

Technical Assistance

If you experience any technical difficulties while completing the online course, please contact your LSCI Trainer (if you are an employee of a National Training Site) or Signe Whitson at


Your certificate will be available to download once you have completed each module and successfully passed the exam. You will see a large blue button at the top of this page labeled “Print Your Certificate“.