This online training is specific to situations involving persons who are experiencing a mental health crisis or other crisis. Completion of this training is estimated to take 1 hour.
Reducing Repeat Encounters is designed to provide first responding police officers with tools, skills and option to defuse critical incidents through exploration of crisis intervention, communications and teamwork within a community team.
Participants will be able to decide upon prescribed courses of action or techniques that will provide a greater level of safety in a variety of environments, events and situations.
Participants will exhibit fairness in policing while giving people a voice and performing law enforcement duties with impartiality and the necessary level of transparency to sustain and strengthen public trust.
Articulate how to make the job of patrol officers safer and more effective when responding to many critical incidents, in particular those involving subjects in a behavioral crisis who are acting erratically and who are either unarmed or armed with a weapon other than a firearm.
Describe the key elements in de-escalation.
Recognize the importance of a multidisciplinary team response to someone experiencing a behavioral crisis.
Explain the concepts and importance of active listening.
Explain how non-verbal communications affect interactions with others.
Session Information: LE24941O
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus Jayhawk Global Regents Center 125 12600 Quivira Rd. Overland Park, KS 66213
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