Crisis Awareness, Intervention and De-escalation Training for Tribal Partners
Oct 19-20, 2017 |
Albuquerque, NM |
Examine common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. Identify presenting symptoms of various types of mental health disorders including mood disorders, psychotic disorders, borderline personality disorders, and anxiety disorders. Explore basic methods of assessing presence of suicidal intention and three alternative intervention strategies. Discuss the lifelong impact that trauma has on individuals such as veterans, abused and neglected children, domestic violence survivors, and individuals impacted by historical trauma. Review trauma-informed care approaches.