CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 8hr - In-Service Fire/EMS - King County

This program is funded by the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) 2 Initiative PRI-08: Crisis Intervention Training – First Responders for King County Sheriff, Police, Jail Staff, Fire/EMS, and Other First Responders. In collaboration with the King County Sheriff’s Office and King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division.

This is an 8-hour class to educate fire/EMS personnel on issues related to Crisis Intervention. This course will provide updated materials, skills, and public relations in regards to responding to individuals in behavioral health crisis.

Training Catalog

The Training Catalog reflects current courses offered by Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. For each course, you may view a list of available training and request enrollment for any future events. Click here to view the catalog.


Contact your training unit or Training Manager to register you in the Acadis Portal.

If classes are full, or not available, please complete the Course Interest Survey. This is not a waiting list, but instead helps us see if there is enough interest to create another class. If we schedule a session, we will contact everyone who has completed the survey and request that registration be completed.

Follow this link to view scheduled CIT Courses held through WSCJTC.

  • Click on “Filters” type
  • Click on “Program;” choose “Crisis Intervention (ATD-CIT)” and then Apply.

Cost: Free
Jennifer Buyagawan (Administrative Assistant)
call Phone: (206) 941-6874
mail Email:
Category: Crisis Intervention Team Training


Open to ALL criminal justice/first responder personnel statewide with priority given to agencies in King County.


Reimbursement is available for this class. For more information, please review this information sheet.


Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.

Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in business casual attire. They will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.


Schedule will vary by session.


Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class. Send an email to to cancel your registration.

$50 no show or late cancellation fee