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Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

Interacting With and De-escalating the Special Needs Population

12/28/2017
Law enforcement officers are often called in to help on cases where a person is suffering a potential mental-health crisis. This course, Interacting with  and De-escalating the Special Needs Population, provides information and training for anyone who may interact with this population. 
 
Instructors will cover topics such as recognizing observable characteristics of individuals in crisis and basic de-escalation techniques to respond in those situations. In addition, students will discuss various mental-health illnesses, including depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Students can expect an interactive learning experience, including a PowerPoint presentation, videos, and small-group discussions.
 
Jan. 11, 2018 ǀ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
OPOTA Main Campus
1650 St. Rt. 56 SW
London, OH
Cost: $115
Feb. 15, 2018 ǀ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
OPOTA Richfield
4055 Highlander Pkwy
Richfield, OH
Cost: $100