Crisis Intervention Team Academy # 11
Date: February 13-17, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1 Bobcat Circle, Bozeman MT 59717
This CIT academy is based on the Memphis model.
Its purpose is to assist first responders (law enforcement officers), detention staff, and dispatchers in engaging, assessing, and assisting individuals in crisis with mental and/or co-occurring substance disorders. CIT is a 40-hour evidence based training that encompasses tools and skills needed for first responders, detention staff, and dispatchers to better manage individuals presenting with mental health and/or co-occurring substance disorders. This training exposes the participants to materials and experiences from trained mental health and medical professionals to better prepare them to effectively and safely work with this unique population.
This training is for all law enforcement officers, Detention Officers, and Dispatchers in the State of Montana.
After successful completion of this forty-hour course, the law enforcement officer will be certified by Montana DPHHS Addictive & Mental Disorders Division and Montana P.O.S.T. as a CIT Officer.
CIT Academy instruction includes:
Suicide assessment and intervention
Substance abuse and dual diagnosis
Introduction to mental illness
Elderly and children’s issues
Tuition: $100.00 per student
For registration or further information, contact:
Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office
Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator
Office (406) 580-2543 fax (406) 582-2026
Pre-registration is required.
Limited space available.