An Overview of Mental Illness for Public Safety Professionals

Green Clock Hours: 1.75

This course is designed for all public safety professionals who work in law enforcement, adult corrections, jails, and community supervision agencies. In this course, you will learn what mental illness is, its causes, and some of the myths that prevail about it today. You will also learn general information about, and symptoms of, common mental disorders that you may notice among justice-involved individuals so that you can make appropriate and timely referrals for assessment, intervention, and treatment. Interactive exercises will provide you with opportunities to assess and practice what you have learned.

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Course Description

This course is designed for all public safety professionals who work in law enforcement, adult corrections, jails, and community supervision agencies. In this course, you will learn what mental illness is, its causes, and some of the myths that prevail about it today. You will also learn general information about, and symptoms of, common mental disorders that you may notice among justice-involved individuals so that you can make appropriate and timely referrals for assessment, intervention, and treatment. Interactive exercises will provide you with opportunities to assess and practice what you have learned.

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