CCIT Taunton Trainings...
Several members of the Taunton Area CCIT have participated in local, regional, and national trainings and have developed a comprehensive classroom training program.
The Taunton CCIT has achieved community wide acceptance and a reputation for quality training in meeting the needs of the mentally ill and developmentally disabled persons that are involved with or at risk of involvement with the criminal justice system. CCIT's success is achieved through two program components which consist of: 1) Training and 2) Case Conferences.
Core members of the Taunton CCIT, with the assistance of others, provide a five day training twice a year for police officers, emergency department nurses, hospital security staff, mental health and developmental disability providers, court personnel, first responders and other community professionals.
Participants of CCIT training will be equipped with the skills required to assist in identifying and defusing escalating situations, and will have the knowledge base and comfort level necessary to navigate the bureaucracy of institutions that often times seem counter-productive to the successful resolution of crisis situations.
The next Taunton CCIT training will be held at 'The District', 15 Court Street, Taunton, MA 02780 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on May 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, and 13th, 2020. There is no charge for this training. Due to limited seating, please call Kathy Lalor at 508.977.8138 or email email@example.com to confirm space availability and to request a registration form.
Program Components Include:
* Understanding Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities
* Officer Self-care/SEMLEC
* Co-occurring Disorders
* Suicide Assessment and Prevention
* "Hearing Voices"
* Federal and Local Veteran Initiatives
* Psychiatric Medications
* National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
* Community Resources
* Emergency Petitions
* Court Interventions
* Probation Interventions
* Police Officer Safety
* De-escalation Techniques
* State Hospital Visit and Patient Interviews
* Role Play Scenarios
* DYS Site Visit