Crisis Intervention

  • Date: Dec. 17, 2018
  • Format: online
  • Days to complete Days to complete: 30
This self-paced, 30-day course will provide you with an understanding of a person being in a crisis and intervention techniques that may be helpful when responding to a person in crisis. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive one (1) hour of continuing education credit in the area of Interpersonal Perspectives, meeting the requirement in the topic area of Tactical training to include de-escalation techniques, crisis management, critical thinking and social intelligence.

Crisis Intervention

Syllabus

Course Developer

Sponsoring Agency

Law Enforcement Training Institute

115 Business Loop 70 West, Rm 143

Columbia, MO  65211

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m to 5 p.m*

*Hours may vary due to training schedules

Travis Witt

E-Learning Coordinator/Instructor
573-882-1199
WittT@missouri.edu

Travis Witt is the E-Learning Coordinator of the University of Missouri’s Law Enforcement Training Institute. He has served in various law enforcement capacities for 19 years, including the last 3 as an instructor trainer. He teaches a variety of topics including Use of Force, Human Behavior, Cultural Competency, and Communications. His goal is to increase Officer Safety through a better understanding of the dynamics of personal interactions in an enforcement environment. If you have questions related to the material please do not hesitate to contact Travis Witt.

 

Course Description

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive one (1) hour of continuing education credit in the area of Interpersonal Perspectives, meeting the requirement in the topic area of Tactical training to include de-escalation techniques, crisis management, critical thinking, and social intelligence. The fee for this course is $15. Payment will be collected during the enrollment process.

As law enforcement professionals we are faced with challenging and stressful situations each day. Often times when we are called we are contacting individuals when they are at their worst, and often in crisis. This course will provide you with an understanding of a person being in a crisis and intervention techniques that may be helpful when responding to a person in crisis. This course covers the POST topical requirement of Tactical training to include de-escalation techniques, crisis management, critical thinking, and social intelligence as part of the core curricula area of Interpersonal Perspectives.

Course Organization

All learners will need to complete a demographic survey in the beginning of the training, an evaluation at the end of the training, and email Travis Witt about the completion of the training.

Through out the training, learners will need to watch the required video in full, then move on to completing the quiz over the video.

Course Completion

The course will be completed when learners have completed watching all assignments, submitting all quizzes, and emailing the Travis Witt of your completion of the course materials.

Technical Requirements

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Accommodations

If you anticipate barriers related to the format or requirements of this course, or if disability-related accommodations are necessary (for example, extended time on exams, materials in an alternate format), please notify your instructor or contact Customer Support.

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