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Course Number: 146
The purpose of this de-escalation training encompasses a comprehensive range of topics and practical information meticulously designed to provide Idaho’s law enforcement officers with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in de-escalation situations.
Topics to be covered:
- Understanding crisis and the need for intervention in law enforcement
- Define the main causes of crisis situations
- Understand how crisis can differ from drug induced issues and mental illness
- Identify signs of escalation in subjects on the verge of crisis
- Lower uses of force and improve public perception
- Identify the main signs and symptoms exhibited during a mental health crisis
- Recognize the signs of subjects on the autism spectrum
- Maintain tactical safety and decision making while still de-escalating crisis situations
- Transitioning to other force options appropriately
- Recognizing and connecting with veterans and first responders in crisis
- Gain valuable knowledge and techniques for effectively communicating with subjects in crisis
Dates: November 15-16, 2023
Credit Hours: 16 POST Hours
Idaho POST, Building 3, Classroom A
700 S. Stratford Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(Meals, travel, and/or lodging are the responsibility of the participant)
Deadline: November 14, 2023
Instructors: Jayme Dozier, Jim O’Gorman, and Aaron Rosen
Registration: Complete the flyer below and return to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remarks: For additional information regarding this training or the training venue, contact Cathy Weddle at email@example.com or 208-884-7321.