CIT Companion Course for Dispatchers
CIT is a Nationally recognized program that teaches law enforcement safe and effective approaches to handling crisis incidents involving a mentally ill individual. This CIT Companion Training for Dispatchers will provide dispatchers with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify a mental health caller in crisis and to respond effectively. The training will be conducted under the instructional supervision of local CIT trained police officers, mental health professionals, consumers, and family advocates and will offer practical techniques for de-escalating crisis calls.
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The CIT Companion Course for Dispatchers is a FREE training, made possible by funds from the Tri-County Mental Health Levy. Dispatchers and their supervisors from across Darke, Miami and Shelby counties are invited to attend.