2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FOR30370 - Responding to Individuals in Crisis

(3 units)
Designed for law enforcement, school resource officers, mental/behavioral health practitioners, educators, and community-based professionals, this course explores basic concepts associated with mental illness, mental health crises, violence risk, and behavioral threat assessment. Criteria associated with specific mental illnesses, including signs and symptoms and behavioral indicators of potential crises, are explored. De-escalation and risk management strategies are reviewed. The course provides students with the option to apply the information learned to community or school-based case studies and scenarios.