CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County

The course will cover the legal aspects of mental health commitments; liability issues; mental disorders; indicators of mental illness; understanding mental illness; documentation; the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system; and intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high-risk situations.

Students practice role-playing scenarios during this class.  

This program is funded by the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) 2 Initiative PRI-08: Crisis Intervention Training – First Responders for King County Sheriff, Police, Jail Staff, Fire/EMS, and Other First Responders. In collaboration with the King County Sheriff’s Office and King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division.

Training Catalog

The Training Catalog reflects current courses offered by Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. For each course, you may view a list of available training and request enrollment for any future events. Click here to view the catalog.

Free
Rachelle Wright (CIT King County Program Manager), Glenda Coms (Administrative Assistant)

(206) 372-7871

Who can attend our classes?

King County Sheriff, Police, Jail Staff, and Other First Responders in King County are eligible for this course. If space available, it will open to agencies statewide.

Reimbursement

 

 

 

Dress Code

Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus. 

Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in business casual attire.  They will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Regulation

Crisis Intervention Training is required by all full-time Washington peace officers.  Please review CIT training requirementsWAC 139-09, and RCW 43.101.427 for more details.

Schedule

Hours are typically 1000 - 1830 Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted. See the training sessions below. 

REGISTRATION

Contact your training unit or Training Manager to register you in the Acadis Portal.

If classes are full, or not available, please complete the Course Interest Survey.  This is not a waiting list, but instead helps us see if there is enough interest to create another class.  If we schedule a session, we will contact everyone who has completed the survey and request that registration be completed.

Cancellation

Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class.  Send an email to cit@cjtc.wa.gov to cancel your registration.

$50 no show or late cancellation fee.

Training sessions

Session Session Title Dates & Hours Location Status
8070-10 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 10/17/2022 - 10/21/2022 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
8070-20 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 10/31/2022 - 11/4/2022 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Cancelled
8070-11 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 11/14/2022 - 11/18/2022 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
8070-12 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 12/5/2022 - 12/9/2022 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
8070-13 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 1/23/2023 - 1/27/2023 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
8070-14 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 2/13/2023 - 2/17/2023 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
8070-15 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 3/13/2023 - 3/17/2023 Kirkland Police Department
11750 NE 118th Street
Kirkland, WA 98034
Open
8070-16 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 4/3/2023 - 4/7/2023 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
8070-17 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 5/1/2023 - 5/5/2023 Lake Wilderness Lodge
22500 SE 248th Street
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Open
8070-18 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - King County 6/5/2023 - 6/9/2023 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open
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