January 13-14, 2020 | Ignacio, CO
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. Explore intervention strategies and methods for assessing the presence of suicidal intention. Discuss the lifelong impact that trauma has on individuals such as veterans, children, domestic violence survivors, and individuals impacted by historical trauma.
Hosted by Southern Ute Tribe. This event is US DOJ approved.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Recite the basic sub-types of mental health disorders * Identify typical presenting symptoms of anxiety disorders, depression, mania, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorders, and schizophrenia spectrum disorders * Develop basic intervention and diversion strategies for people experiencing panic, anxiety or suicidal behaviors * Explain the impact of criminal justice involvement in the lives of mentally ill individuals * Cite characteristic symptoms of excited delirium, a medical crisis which accounts for numerous in and out of custody deaths, and differentiating factors from a mental health crisis * Examine the historical and lifelong impact trauma has on health and well-being for Native Americans, veterans and individuals who have experienced childhood trauma, domestic or sexual abuse, and survived natural disasters. * Deploy communication techniques to de-escalate a situation in which an individual is experiencing a mental health emergency and identify local professionals and resources to assist in the crisis. * Identify local expertise and resources for individuals in crisis and enhance the network of communication for probation and local partners
* Community Corrections Officer * Court System Personnel * Educator * Emergency Management * Law Enforcement * Law Enforcement Support * Prosecutors * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners * Victim Service Providers
Southern Ute Museum 503 Ouray Dr Ignacio, CO 81137 (970) 563-9583
Sky Ute Lodge 14324 US Hwy 172 N. Ignacio, CO 81137 (970) 563-3000 | [Website](http://www.skyutecasino.com/#) *Attendees are responsible for their own lodging arrangements and costs.