2 hours Interpersonal Perspectives (Online)
Presented by: Susie Kroll, MA, MHP, LMHC, Mental Health Professional and Crisis Negotiation Team member, King County, Washington Sheriff’s Office
Course description: 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.
1. Describe co-response mental health professional and law enforcement models.
2. Integrate co-responder model in law enforcement agencies.
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.
Complimentary seats: WSHNA, MACN, IACN, BANG members and NCNA Representatives or their designees through December 2020.