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Co-response: Mental Health Professionals and Law Enforcement – Online Course
August 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDTFree – $30
Course name: Co-response: Mental Health Professionals and Law Enforcement – 2 hours
Date/Time: August 11, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Cost: $30.00 per person
Presenter: Susie Kroll, MA, MHP, LMHC, Mental Health Professional and Crisis Negotiation Team member, King County, Washington Sheriff’s Office
Hosted Online via Zoom
Who should attend this course:
CIT/ECIT officers, command staff, MHP professionals working in support of law enforcement activities, and others considering practical partnerships in the response to mental health crises within the community.
It has never been more important than now to consider well-rounded and holistic community policing and Public Safety. Law enforcement professionals have always been adaptable to radically evolving public safety climates – and current times are no exception. This 2-hour course will provide an introduction to co-response models that describe practical and affordable partnerships between mental health professionals and law enforcement in the response to a myriad of mental health crises.
This practical and informative course, based on established programs, will highlight successes as well as lessons learned throughout the process of building relationships, coordinating funding, overcoming barriers and resistance, program implementation and data management.
Discussion points include funding options, staffing requirements, and community introductions and partnerships.
Certificates will be awarded to all attendees.
- Describe co-response mental health professional and law enforcement models.
- Integrate co-responder model in law enforcement agencies.
Prior to the start of the training session, students will receive a hyperlink and password via the “Attendee Email” provided at the time of registration which will provide access to the training session.
For this reason, it is important this is an email address which will allow the attendee to access the email on the date and time of the training.
The course is intended to be interactive with online students, and so each student must be registered and participating with their own electronic device (computer, laptop, tablet, or cell phone).
This course is limited to 30 students at a time. Agencies wishing to host an online training course which is open only to their agency or team should contact Deb McMahon at the numbers listed above.
This course is Missouri POST approved, and each registered attendee will receive email confirmation of training attendance and a digital certificate of attendance.