overview

The Mandt System is a comprehensive, integrated approach to preventing, de-escalating, and if necessary, intervening when the behavior of an individual poses a threat of harm to themselves and/​or others. The focus of The Mandt System is on building healthy relationships between all the stakeholders in human service settings in order to facilitate the development of an organizational culture that provides the emotional, psychological, and physical safety needed in order to teach new behaviors to replace the behaviors that are labeled challenging”.

This course teaches:

  • Building positive relationships
  • Communication
  • Conflict prevention
  • De-escalation
  • Teamwork
  • Crisis cycle
  • Situational awareness
  • Stance, body movement, and positioning
  • Assisting and supporting
  • Protective measures against common threats

Target Audience:

Professionals in healthcare settings who interact often with potentially aggressive individuals.

MANDT Initial Prerequisites

  • All participants must be able to successful demonstrate the actual physical skills which may include performing stepping, turning, holding, pushing and pulling. 
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, and avoid wearing jewelry to the technical skills day.

MANDT Skills Check-Off Prerequisites

  • Successful completion of the online material.
  • All participants must have a current unencumbered Mandt technical level certificate.
  • All participants must be able to successful demonstrate the actual physical skills which may include performing stepping, turning, holding, pushing and pulling. 
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, and avoid wearing jewelry to the technical skills day.

Course Price:

Initial: $175

Skills Check-Off: $50

scheduled courses 2021

MANDT – initial certification 

8:00am – 5:00pm

Education 2nd Floor Offices

Feb 1 – 2May 20 – 21
Aug 19 – 20Nov 18 – 19



MANDT – skills check-off

8:00am — 12:00pm

Education 2nd Floor Offices

Jan 29Feb 9Mar 9
Apr 13May 11Jun 8
Jul 13Aug 10Sep 14
Oct 12Nov 9Dec 14