Crisis Intervention for the Emotionally Disturbed
Discover Techniques to de-escalate violent situations
This class is for law enforcement, military and corrections officers who want to become trained as Mental Health Peace Officer professionals. Responding to individuals in serious mental health crises has become a significant part of the job for all types of officers and anyone who may come in contact with people who are suffering from mental health issues.
Responding to individuals in serious mental health crises has become a significant part of the job for all types of officers and anyone who may come in contact with people who are suffering from mental health issues.
These are some of the most difficult, complex, dangerous and potentially litigious responses officers make. This class provides the students with the knowledge and skills to safely, effectively and humanely respond to individuals in serious mental health crises. Course requirements include successful completion of a written test and successful participation in role-play scenarios.
Topics covered in this class include the following:
- Bipolar disorder
- Excited delirium
- Posttraumatic stress disorder
- Crisis intervention/de-escalation techniques
- Active listening
- Role-play scenarios
The Safariland Training Group trains only law-enforcement officers, military personnel, qualified security personnel and correctional personnel.
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