The Crisis Prevention Institute, also known as CPI, is an international training organization that specializes in providing behavior management services. Established in 1980, the institute administers the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention program, which includes crisis prevention and intervention training services. It participates in various community events and programs. The institute operates a violence prevention resource store that offers a variety of pamphlets, books, publications, posters and videos. It provides consulting services to legislative and accrediting bodies regarding training in the management of challenging behaviors. The institute maintains a research and development department that offers data collection services. The Crisis Prevention Institute operates the International Association of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.