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Training Course Announcement


crisis-intervention

GEORGIA CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM (CIT)

Training Course Announcement

Ga. Dept. Of Community Supervision

October 24-October 28, 2016

The Georgia Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Program is a dynamic collaboration of professionals committed to ensuring that persons with mental illnesses and other brain disorders receive treatment, in lieu of incarceration in most cases.

The program includes a law enforcement training component delivered via a forty-hour course curriculum approved by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council as follows:

  • Classroom instructional training involving various mental health topics that address mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases
  • Site visits to local emergency receiving facilities and state psychiatric hospitals
  • Performance-based training involving the development of de-escalation techniques and crisis intervention skills via role-play scenariosLaw enforcement officers and stakeholders who successfully complete the course are equipped with the skills necessary to safely and effectively respond to individuals with mental health needs and in crisis.

 

To register for training, please contact:

Latrelle Mims – Course Coordinator         (404) 710-5692   carrie.mims@dcs.ga.gov

Or

Pat Strode, NAMI Georgia                            (404) 9365318  cit@namiga.org

 

Reminders:

  • Dress in accordance with your departmental policy
  • Please arrive 8:00 am every morning , unless otherwise stated
  • Continental breakfast will be provided
  • Lunch will be on your own , unless otherwise arranged
  • A NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) representative may be present at the training daily

 

Training Location:

110 Confederate Way

 

Macon, Ga 31217

Bibb County Training Center

 

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