Mental Health Intervention & De-Escalation

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Macoupin Co. Sheriff's Ofc-Carlinville
215 S East St #1
Carlinville, IL 62626
Instructor: Officer Brian Tison - CIT Coordinator/Hostage Negotiations Team Leader METRO/SWAT University of Illinois Police Department
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0

Meets the IL Mandates:  Civil Rights | Cultural Competency | Introductory Mental Health Awareness (Eff. 1/1/2018) | Lead Homiciden Investigator | Procedural Justice | Constitutional and Proper Use of LE Authority | Human Rights | Law Updates | Use of Force

Topics include:

  • History and Background
  • National Perspectives
  • Types and Symptoms of Mental Illness
  • Medications and Co-occurring Disorders
  • Treatment for Mental Illness
  • Suicide Assessment and Response
  • Police Intervention Models
  • De-Escalation Strategies
  • Violence and Mental Illness
  • Legal Issues
  • Emergency Petitions 

(This course is State certified and meets Board guidelines for eight mandated training areas.  It is also approved for eight hours credit toward the 32-hour recertification requirement for Lead Homicide Investigators.)