Staff Retention and Reduction in Emergency Safety Interventions Through Competency Based Trainings: One Year Outcome Analysis

Behavioral Skills Training curriculum for direct care staff at a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility in Kansas. Key implementation strategies include developing a staff mentor program, implementing fidelity checklists, and ongoing evaluations. A review of the first year will be discussed along with analysis of the impact on staff retention and reductions in Emergency Safety Interventions.


Chris Delap, BCBA, LBA, LMLP, AS

Director of Behavioral Services , Lakemary Center