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Course Description

This course will provide students with the proper techniques for safe and secure contact, detainment and transport of individuals with mental disorders (Welfare and Institution Code section 5150) to appropriate designated mental health facilities. This is a pass/no pass course. ADVISORY: JLE 100

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify different types of mental illness and behavioral manifestations related to those illnesses.
  • Evaluate course information they can use to more effectively interact with mentally ill persons in crisis and other situations.
  • Identify the illness, but also the effects of medication, and treatment options that are available for discussed illnesses.
  • Demonstrate methods taught and use to increase officer's verbal skills to more effectively deal with persons in crisis.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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