Rural communities face unique challenges in implementing existing crisis response and pre-arrest diversion models for people with mental and substance use disorders, including wide geographic areas served, limited availability of crisis services, gaps in treatment and social services and constrained financial and staffing resources. Explore the latest innovations in current crisis response and pre-arrest diversion interventions.
Describe the history of crisis intervention teams; and identify the goals of crisis intervention team programs.
Demonstrate how Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) operate with mobile crises in our rural communities.
Describe the 40-hour CIT training for law enforcement.