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Crisis Intervention Team 05/14/2018 - 05/18/2018

Mon, May 14, 2018

Category: Specialized Training

Location: Criminal Justice Institute

Address:  26 Corporate Hill Drive, Little Rock, AR  72205

Contact: Terri Haynes | (870) 574-1810 | Email

Additional Info: 40 Hours

Email or fax applications to Terri Haynes at (870) 574-2706

Click HERE for the ALETA Training Application

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) course (40 hours)  is designed to provide law enforcement with training on how to effectively respond to situations involving persons experiencing a mental health crisis. Topics include recognizing signs of mental illness, de-escalation techniques, laws involving mental commitment and community resources.

CIT training for agencies is specified in Arkansas ACT 423 of 2017. The training requirement is listed under Section 7 of the act and states (in part) that “A local law enforcement agency, including a county sheriff's office, but not a municipal law enforcement agency that employs less than ten (10) full-time law enforcement officers, shall employ at least one (1) law enforcement officer who has completed within eighteen (18) months of the effective date of this act the crisis intervention team training as described 13 under subdivision (c)(2) of this section.

Other Information about Act 423 can be found on pages 10-11 and 44-55 at http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2017R/Acts/Act423.pdf.

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