Class Title: Mental Health First Aid for Law Enforcement
Target Audience: Police, Corrections, Parole and Probation
Sponsoring Agency: OPOA, Polk County Behavioral Health
Date: March 24th, 2017
Cost: $65 for OPOA members; $85 for non- members (your tuition provides for a one- year membership to OPOA)
Facility Name & Address: Academy Building (Polk County Offices)
182 SW Academy St.
Dallas, OR 97338
Instructors: Sara Dotson, Polk County Behavioral Health Program Manager of Adult Intensive Services and Doug Akin, Polk County Behavioral Health Supervisor of Crisis/Jail Diversion Programs
Registration Process & Contact Info: Register on-line at HYPERLINK "http://www.opoa.info" www.opoa.info or http://opoa.info/Upcoming-Trainings.
****Registrants will also be required to complete and submit a registration form for Polk County Behavioral Health. registrationform.docm
Class Questions Contact Info: Kelli Carpenter, 503-999-5438 or email@example.com
BRIEF Overview: This training is specific to law enforcement that trains participants on risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to appropriate services and assistance. For more info please visit www.MentalHealtFirstAid.org. This class was specially crafted to be presented to those in the law enforcement profession. MHFA-Talking-Points.docx
Attire: Business Casual
Supplies/Equipment Needed: Note taking supplies.