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MN CIT 8-Hour Correction Officer Mental Health Awareness-Little Falls-101221
October 12, 2021 @ 08:00 - 16:30
8-hour Correction Officer Mental Health Awareness Class 1 full day (0800-1630);
This 8-hour class is helpful in understanding the basics of mental illness. The class will cover an overview of mental illness: schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, mood disorders, cognitive disorders, personality and substance disorders. We will look at the causes and nature of the illnesses, typical patterns of behaviors, common medications, and guidelines for officer response. Additionally, class participants will meet and hear from a panel of people living with mental illness.