Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8:30 AM EST
Friday, December 9, 2022 at 4:30 PM EST

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Mental Health America of NKY & SWOH 
11238 Cornell Park Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45242

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Amanda Shaw 
Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky & SW Ohio 

CIT for Behavioral Health Professionals 

CIT for Behavioral Health Professionals is an expansion of the Crisis Intervention Team training model used to provide training and skills development to law enforcement and first responders. This intensive 2-day training will provide behavioral health professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively when  individuals served have involvement with the criminal justice system. The training will be conducted under the instructional supervision of local CIT-trained police officers and in partnership with court officials, corrections, communications and parole professionals.   At the conclusion of the 2-day training, the participants will be able to interact effectively with various criminal justice professionals while advocating for individuals served.


CIT for Behavioral Health training will include tours of the Hamilton County Justice Center, Cincinnati Communicaitons Center and a ride along with a local police deapartment. Other training topics include: 

  • Introduction to CIT
  • CIT Officer Perspectives
  • Safety While Working in the Community 
  • Speciality Courts
  • Law Enforcement Culture
  • Understanding Probation, Parole & Forensic Monitoring

Participants must have individual trasnportation to tour locations. 

Lunch will be provided on Friday December 9th.