CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 8hr - Corrections In-Service

This 8 hour Corrections Crisis Intervention Training (CCIT) course is designed to inform, educate and/or reiterate the best practices for dealing with detainees that may go through a crisis while in custody.  The intent of this course is to understand, recognize, and discuss the techniques and skills needed for dealing with detainees and subjects in mental health crisis.  Communication and de-escalation techniques will be presented for positive and favorable outcomes.

Program benefits:

  • A decline in negative encounters with individuals in crisis
  • Decrease in use of force incidents
  • A Decrease in staff injuries
  • An Increased collaboration and trust with both community and provider groups

To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you in Acadis.

Upcoming classes are listed below.  Registration does not guarantee acceptance into the class.  Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class; those accepted into the class will receive a notification at that time.

Bob Graham (CIT Statewide and Traffic Program Manager), Rachelle Wright (CIT King County, LEOSA, Firearms Certificate Program Manager), Glenda Coms (Administrative Assistant)

(206) 835-7340

Who can attend our classes?

Class is available to corrections personnel with priority given to agencies in King County.


Reimbursement is available for this class. 

Dress Code

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.


There is no current requirement for CIT for corrections.  Facilities, institutions, jails, etc., are welcome to contract with WSCJTC for training. If agencies choose to do so, they will be responsible for instructor costs for an 8-hour course of $2500 for the day.  This fee includes the two instructors and if the training site is over 50 miles from the instructor’s location, there will be additional travel costs at the state Per Diem Rates.

Benefits to agencies wishing to host:

  • Instructors come to you,
  • No travel incurred for students to attend
  • No room rental fees.

Agencies are not eligible to request overtime/backfill reimbursement for their correctional personnel if outside of King County.


Classes are typically held 0800 - 1700, unless otherwise noted. Locations vary by session.


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

Training sessions

Session Session Title Dates & Hours Location Status
8069-9 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 8hr - Corrections In-Service 3/3/2022
Class Hours:
0800 - 1630
8069-10 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 8hr - Corrections In-Service 3/17/2022
Class Hours:
0800 - 1630
8069-11 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 8hr - Corrections In-Service 4/7/2022
Class Hours:
1200 - 2030
8069-12 CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 8hr - Corrections In-Service 6/13/2022
Class Hours:
0800 - 1630