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.
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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.
- Backfill Overtime Reimbursement Instructions - King County
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.
Hours are typically 1000 - 1830 Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted. See the training sessions below.
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.
Follow this link to view scheduled CIT Courses held through WSCJTC.
- Click on “Filters” type
- Click on “Program;” choose “Crisis Intervention (ATD-CIT)” and then Apply.
Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your registration.
$50 no show or late cancellation fee.