Courses Offered

Responding to the Adolescent in Crisis

Responding to the Adolescent in Crisis

2 hours Interpersonal Communication (Online)
Presented by:
 Deb McMahon

Course Description: Adolescents experience mental health crises unique to their emotional and sociological development – you will learn how these issues differ from those of an adult. You will also learn of youth suicide trends within the U.S., developmental phases of adolescents and the impact on communication as well as intervention guidelines during for active crisis.

Training Objectives
1. Identify health issues unique to childhood and adolescence
2. Recognize suicide trends of youth in the U.S.
3. Apply communication guidelines for adolescent intervention.

Who should attend this course: Patrol officers, CIT Officers, ECIT Officers, Crisis Negotiators, Dispatchers and Patrol Supervisors.

Complimentary seats: WSHNA, MACN, IACN, BANG members and NCNA Representatives or their designees through December 2020.


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