About the Course
This 8-hour course is designed to enhance officer response to persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or substance abuse disorders. This course will update participants on trends and changes in use of force policy, with a special emphasis on de-escalation techniques and options. Through group learning activities, participants will practice effective communication techniques to increase voluntary compliance and defuse tense situations.
Students will participate in role plays, demonstrations, video discussions, and conversation on key issues to reinforce learned concepts.
STC Cert #: 00577473
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"Very informative information and good tips to use in our field of work. Mental Health has always existed but getting everyone to acknowledge it makes our job a lot easier."