Institute for Safe Environments


Diane E. Allen MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC - Chair

Richard Ray, MS, RN, PMH-BC – Associate Chair



The Institute for Safe Environments (ISE) provides an integrated structure designed to thoughtfully address issues that impact the safety of persons served as well as service providers.


  1. Identify issues related to safe environments
  2. Explore current evidence related to issues
  3. Recommend strategies to promote safe, evidence-based, best practices

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View the ISE's Key Components/Elements of a "Safe" Environment

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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.