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Law Enforcement CIT Training

June 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Law Enforcement Officers are encouraged to attend the upcoming Crisis Intervention Law Enforcement Training on June 18-22, 2018 at Hinds Behavioral Health Services. This training has been approved by the Department of Public Safety and it is free and open to any law enforcement officer (within Hinds County) seeking to learn more about mental illness. Upon completion of the 40-hour training officers will receive a CIT certification and uniform pin. Officers will become part of the MS Certified Crisis Intervention Team, which specializes in handling calls with individuals who have a mental illness. Contact Tiffany Anderson at 601-321-2400 for more information. Registration form – REQUIRED: https://namims.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/176/2018/04/CIT-registration-June-2018-Hinds-County.pdf

Training topics will include:
 Severe and Persistent Mental Illness
 Thought & Mood Disorders
 Substance Use & Co-Occurring Disorders
 PTSD and Veterans Issues
 Cognitive D/O, Dementia, Delirium, TBI
 Psychopharmacology & Site Visit
 Child, Youth, & Adolescent Autism & IDD
 Child, Youth Adolescent SED/SMD
 Assessment and Commitment
 Policy and Procedure
 Law Enforcement Liability
 Homelessness Issues
 Personality Disorders
 Suicide
 Community Resources
 Law Enforcement Tactics, Safety, and Discretion


June 22, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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