Oregon intervention system

Shangri-La offers Oregon Intervention System (OIS) training workshops.


The Oregon Intervention System (OIS) is Oregon’s system of training and implementing the principles of Positive Behavior Support and Intervention to staff that support adults and children with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) that may display challenging behaviors.

The current OIS curriculum represents the most advanced integration of the principles of PBIS, Person-Centered Practices, Self-Determination, and community participation to date. The core principles in the OIS curriculum continue to emphasize proactive and preventative measures, which enhance an individual’s life; adherence to sound and proven Positive Behavioral Theory and practices; and as a last resort, the use of safe and effective safety interventions involving Physical Skills Techniques, which may include Protective Physical Interventions (PPIs) while maintaining the individual’s dignity.


The cost is $106 per person per workshop. Lunch is not provided, but participants receive a one-hour lunch break period each day.

(Proof of Covid vaccination required prior to confirming registration.)

For more information about upcoming training dates and registration, contact:

Ruth Walton, OIS Trainer


OIS Trainer

Collaborative problem solving

Shangri-La offers Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) training workshops.


Collaborative Problem Solving is an evidence-based practice that supports people in gaining the skills that they need to be successful.


The workshop includes:

  • common philosophy and language

  • how to approach conversations that build skills and help solve long-term problems in a person’s life

  • outlines a person-centered, trauma-informed approach to services

The workshop is taught by a Collaborative Problem Solving certified trainer and clinical therapist who has extensive experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and individuals with mental illness. 

For workshop options, pricing, and dates, contact:

Alicia Myers, CPS Trainer


CPS Trainer
503-581-1732, x355
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