CIT - Crisis Intervention Team 40hr - 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.
Agencies outside of King County, refer to the following course: Crisis Intervention Team Training, Basic 40 HR, STATEWIDE
This 40-hour class is designed to educate law enforcement officers in King County on issues related to becoming a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer.
The course will cover the legal aspects of mental health commitments; liability issues; mental disorders; indicators of mental illness; understanding mental illness; documentation; the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system; and intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.
Students will participate in role-playing scenarios during this class.
To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you via LMS.
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.
Who can attend our classes?
King County Sheriff, Police, Jail Staff, and Other First Responders in King County are eligible for this course. If space available, it will open to agencies statewide.
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.
Hours are typically 0800 - 1700 Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted.
Dates and locations will vary by session.
Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class. Send an email to email@example.com to cancel your registration.
$50 no show or late cancellation fee.