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Intermediate Core Courses

CIT #3843- 8 hours

$20

with Ryan Speegle

Calendar Jul 8, 2021 at 8 am

This is the 8 hour course that is required every 4 year training cycle for those who have not yet reached intermediate proficiency.  This course provides the key concepts, safety techniques and communication skills for peace officers to use when they respond to individuals in a serious mental health crisis. It covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, cerebral palsy and hearing impairments. Other areas covered include:

indicators of mental illness

understanding mental illness

documenting the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system

intervention strategies for dealing with low and high risk situations

Will run

CIT #3843- 8 hours

$20

with Ryan Speegle

Calendar Jul 15, 2021 at 8 am

This is the 8 hour course that is required every 4 year training cycle for those who have not yet reached intermediate proficiency.  This course provides the key concepts, safety techniques and communication skills for peace officers to use when they respond to individuals in a serious mental health crisis. It covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, cerebral palsy and hearing impairments. Other areas covered include:

indicators of mental illness

understanding mental illness

documenting the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system

intervention strategies for dealing with low and high risk situations

Will run

Canine Encounters #4065

$10

with Don Feare

Calendar Aug 3, 2021 at 1 pm

Effective January 1, 2016, this class is required within two years of completion of the Basic Peace Officer Course.  This course also meets TCOLE requirements towards an Intermediate and Advanced Peace Officer Proficiency Certification.

Canine Encounters #4065

$10

with Don Feare

Calendar Aug 10, 2021 at 1 pm

Effective January 1, 2016, this class is required within two years of completion of the Basic Peace Officer Course.  This course also meets TCOLE requirements towards an Intermediate and Advanced Peace Officer Proficiency Certification.

De-escalation #1849

$20

with David Miller

Calendar Aug 16, 2021 at 8 am

De-escalation Techniques: Limiting the Use of Force in Public Interaction is now a required 8-hour class mandated by the passage of the Sandra Bland Act in 2017.

Will run





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