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CIT COMPANION COURSE FOR

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

The intensive 2-day training will provide behavioral health professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively when a consumer has involvement with the criminal justice system. The training will be conducted under the instructional supervision of local CIT-trained police officers, county prosecutors, jail administrators and personnel, and probation/parole officers. The training will offer practical information for behavioral health professionals about the complex criminal justice system. At the conclusion of the 2-day training, the participants will be able to interact effectively with various criminal justice professionals while advocating for consumers.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

Law enforcement logistics
Limitations of an officer’s authority
Criminal Justice Institutions
Legal issues
Understanding probation and parole
Law-enforcement ride-along

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

Participants are required to attend all 16 hours and participate in an officer ride-along to receive a certificate of attendance and/or CEU’s.

Dress code: Business casual/Department casual

Cost: FREE training for Montgomery County Alcohol Drug Addiction Mental Health Services provider agency staff, made possible by funds from the Montgomery County Human Services Levy.

Pre-registration is required. Lunch and refreshments are provided each day. 
 
Upcoming Classes

March 8 - 9, 2023
September 13 - 14, 2023

For more information contact Kimberly Farrier at 937-443-0416 ext 131