Who can attend?
- King County Sheriff, Police, Jail Staff, and Other First Responders in King County have priority. If space available, open to agencies statewide.
Link to course registration and further information is available via WCIA's website, just click "Register for this event" button.. This 40-hour class is designed to educate law enforcement officers on issues related to becoming a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer.
The course will cover the legal aspects of mental health commitments; liability issues; mental disorders; indicators of mental illness; documentation; the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system; and intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.
Students will participate in role playing scenarios during this class.
This course is currently being offered on 04/22/2019, 05/13/2019, 06/03/2019, 09/16/2019, 10/07/2019.