LSCI Full Certification Program and Graduate Class — Skokie, IL – Life Space Crisis Intervention, Inc. LSCI Full Certification Program and Graduate Class — Skokie, IL – Life Space Crisis Intervention, Inc.

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LSCI Full Certification Program and Graduate Class — Skokie, IL

June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019

To Register or for More Information:
Kate Tax Choldin 847.508.1182
Mary Tax Choldin 847.212.9268
Class Details
Dates: June 24 — June 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 — 4:30
Location: Niles North High School
Room: TBD
Registration Deadline: June 9

Life Space Crisis Intervention is a strategy that is being used in pre-schools, schools and districts throughout the country as a part of their PBIS/RTI initiatives.  It provides a systematic, comprehensive approach to addressing escalating behavior that can be used for students across all three tiers of the PBIS/RTI model as well as in Special Education settings.

Full Certification in LSCI includes:

  • A four-day intensive experience

  • Real life video sequences

  • Instructor-led modeling of intervention skills

  • Structured and small group activities

  • Realistic role play activities;

  • The text Life Space Crisis Intervention: Talking with Students in Conflict (Long, Wood, & Fecser; 2001)

  • A comprehensive manual covering the training and techniques

  • An understanding of how LSCI training will benefit their staff and students, while complementing current PBIS, RTI, SEL, and behavior management programs.

  • CPDUs (Clock Hours) based on number of hours met

  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) offers 30 credit hours

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) offers 30 credit hours

  • The cost for the certification course is $595 which includes the materials listed above.

Optional Graduate Credit

  • Three hours of graduate credit are offered in special education or in psychology by the Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) Institute in collaboration with Augustana University Graduate School, Sioux Falls, SD, course title, Crisis Intervention with Youth
  • Graduate hours are optional and require additional work beyond Certificate of Competency
  • The additional cost for three graduate credits is $300
The class is highly interactive and is based almost entirely on discussion, participation, lecture, and role-plays/modeling that takes place within the structure of the 4-days. Attendance at all 4 days of the class is required for certification in LSCI. In addition to attending all 4 days, there is one additional requirement that must be met for the optional graduate credit.


June 24, 2019
June 27, 2019


Kate Choldin
Mary Choldin


Niles North High School
9800 Lawler St
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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