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County of Mendocino Offering Free Crisis Intervention and De-Escalation Trainings

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The following is a press release issued by Behavioral Health and Recovery Services:


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Recognizing that handling persons with mental illness who are in crisis can be difficult and how you respond to the behavior is often the key to defusing it. These FREE crisis intervention, de-escalation, and diversity trainings will help you respond to difficult behavior in the safest, most effective way possible. The trainings are perfect for primary caregivers, educators and human service professionals who directly intervene in crisis situations. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Illness Mendocino in sponsoring Bridge The Divide. Sessions take place from 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Thursday and Friday, July 21st and 22nd, 2022, in Ukiah and Ft. Bragg.

Session 1 – Civilian Crisis Intervention: How to apply basic de-escalation techniques with diverse populations and challenging behaviors will take place on July 21, 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Ft. Bragg Town Hall, 363 North Main Street, Fort Bragg or July 22, 2022, 1o:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Alex Rorabaugh Center, 1640 South State Street, Ukiah.

Session 2 – Law Enforcement Collaborative: Understanding the role of law enforcement officers in crisis intervention, and how to support them will take place on July 21, 22, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Ft. Bragg Town Hall, 363 North Main Street, Fort Bragg or July 22, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Alex Rorabaugh Center, 1640 South State Street, Ukiah.

Lunch will be provided in both locations from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Please use this link to pre-register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BridgeTheDivide. For questions or additional information, contact namimendocino@mcn.org.

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