It will be exciting to hear Sam Cochran speak on Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) here on October 7 and on Verbal De-escalation on October 8 during Mental Illness Awareness Week 2015. Details will be available soon. For now, consider that:
“At its core, CIT is a model of collaboration to improve how police, mental health services,and communities respond to mental health crisis. The model brings stakeholders together toadvocate for the implementation of CIT, develop a program tailored to the community,implement the training and supporting interagency agreements, and provide ongoingcollaboration.” from “The Crisis Intervention Team Model of Police Response to Mental Health Crises: A Primer for Mental Health Practitioners” by Amy C. Watson, PhD andAnjali J. Fulambarker, MSW. Read the full article at this link to this excellent article on Crisis Intervention Teams.
Crisis Intervention Teams NAMI Lansing
Thank you! Crisis Intervention Teams
NAMI News and Update: NAMI Lansing
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