R4 Crisis Intervention Team Training- Pocatello CLASS FULL NO NEW REGISTRATIONS

Course Number: R4236

Course Description:

Crisis Intervention Team Training

Training related to dealing with people in mental health crisis.

Dates: Sept. 28- Oct. 2, 2020 CLASS IS FULL

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Pocatello Police Department, 911 N. 7th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201

Cost: FREE

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Pocatello PD Captain Ron Knapp

Remarks: To register for this course, contact PPD Sgt. Derek Daniels at ddaniels@pocatello.us



Course Number:   R2 236

Description:  Advanced Level Crisis Response Team Training – CLASS CANCELLED

This course helps those who have completed the BASIC CRT course to better understand the intellectual foundations of the NOVA Crisis Response Team Training™ mode and perfect necessary skills in applying the model. This 24-hour ADVANCED course builds upon the essential NOVA CRT protocols with current best practices and in a “refresher” training context.

R2 236 Adv CRT Agenda

R2 236 Adv CRT Flyer 101320BoiseID

Date:  October  13 – 15, 2020

Time:   0800-1700

Credit Hours:  24 hours

Location:     Ada County Sheriff’s Office Training Room A
7200 Barrister Drive, Boise, ID 83704

COST:   $420.00    PAYABLE TO:  NOVA National Organization for Victim Assistance

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  September 21, 2020

Instructor:  Roger Rogers

Registration Details:   www.trynova.com or send registration form to cry@trynova.org     R2 236 CRT REGISTRATION form

Remarks:    Do not send registrations to POST.

Morning and afternoon refreshments will be offered; with lunch on your own.
Contact Cydney Shubin, Training Coordinator 208-577-3563 or cshubin@adacounty.id.gov for site information or hotel recommendations.


R4 Tactical Dispatch- Rexburg

Course Number: R4217

Course Description:

This course will provide the basic Telecommunicator with the specialized skills, knowledge, and abilities to succeed in a Tactical Dispatcher position.

Topics include:

  • Role of the 911 Telecommunicator as a Tactical Dispatcher
  • Establishing trust and rapport with a crisis caller
  • Using active listening techniques
  • Dealing with Barricaded Subjects, Hostage Takers, and Active Shooters
  • Incident/unified Command System procedures, forms, protocols
  • Working with the incident commander
  • Tactical operaions in the PSAP or at a command post
  • Critical Incident protocols
  • Technology used in communications interoperability
  • Active Shooter protocols and Agency procedures

Dates: October 1-2, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: Madison County Sheriff’s Office, 145 E. Main St. Rexburg, ID 83440

Cost: $250.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020

Instructor(s): Dave Larton

Remarks: To register for this course, contact Madison County Sheriff Deputy Sgt. James Briggs at 208-372-5001 or email at jbriggs@madisonsheriff.com

R4 NTOA Basic Crisis Negotiations- Idaho Falls

Course Number: R4224

Course Description:

This is a basic level course designed for law enforcement and corrections personnel, mental health professionals, supervisors / team leaders and commanders who are assigned to, work with, or oversee the functions of a crisis / hostage negotiations team.  This course is also appropriate for law enforcement and corrections personnel who aspire to join a crisis / hostage negotiations team.  This curriculum is designed to meet the standards set forth by the National Council of Negotiations Associations for a basic course of study for police crisis / hostage negotiators.  Although it is a “basic” course, it represents a robust and comprehensive view of the most likely negotiation problems and best techniques to resolve them peacefully.  It is suitable for experienced negotiators desiring a refresher course.


Upon completion of this course the attendee will be familiar with:

  1. The legal and historical foundations of hostage/crisis negotiations and current practices in the field
  2. Active listening techniques and their role in communicating empathy and building rapport
  3. Crisis negotiations team roles, and the relationship of negotiators to SWAT and incident commanders
  4. The dynamics of negotiation problems, including suspect demands, obstacles, deadlines, hostage survival, threats, one-way communications, measuring progress, and the phases of a negotiation incident from initial contact and surrender
  5. Suicide intervention skills for suicide and suicide by cop incidents
  6. Intelligence exploitation including open source and social media
  7. Common crisis situations and suspect profiles
  8. Influence and compliance tactics
  9. Managing indirect negotiations like the use of third party intermediaries and interpreters
  10. Healthy practices designed to keep negotiators safe legally, physically, and emotionally
  11. Practical exercises and scenario-based learning to reinforce new skills

Prerequisites- Must be full-time sworn law enforcement personnel

Dates: January 11-15, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: Idaho Falls Police Department Training Annex, 740 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $729.00 for NTOA members, $784.00 for non-NTOA members, although a one year membership is included in this price.

Cancellation Policy:

Student will receive full refund of any paid fee if cancelled in writing 30+ days prior to course start.

NTOA will charge $100 cancellation fee if written notice is received less than 30 days prior to course start.

No written notice, no refund.  Qualified substitutions are always acceptable.

NTOA reserves the right to cancel a course 30 days prior to the start date.  We will notify you immediately if this occurs.

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: December 10, 2020

Instructor(s): NTOA Instructor(s) TBD

Remarks: To register for this course, click the following link- https://training.ntoa.org/CourseRegistration/default.asp?num=20203190

Suggested car rentals- Use the following ID#, XZ17D23 to get the discounted rate. You can log onto  www.enterprise.com and use the pin code of NAT or call 1-800-RENT-A-CAR

Suggested hotel- Hilton Garden Inn 208 522 9500


R4 Crisis Intervention Team(CIT)- Idaho Falls CANCELLED

Course Number: R4236

Course Description:

This course is to help law enforcement professionals deal with people in mental health crisis. For more information- 2020 CIT Academy Save the Date Flyer

Training topics include:

  • Housing Resources
  • Adult Protective Services
  • The Revolving Door
  • Protective Custody Holds
  • Overview of Idaho Crisis System
  • Protective Custody Risk Assessment
  • Involuntary Treatment
  • Suicide Mind & Panic Response
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder & Thought Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Mental Health Voices
  • First Responder Wellness
  • Case Scenarios

Dates: April 6-10, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: College of Eastern Idaho, 1600 S. 25th E., Idaho Falls, ID, 83402 Building 6 (Health Education)

Cost: FREE

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Bonneville County Sheriff, Chief Deputy Sam Hulse, Dr. John Landers, Timothy Thompson LCSW, Marcy Sprague LCPC, Craig Anderson LCSW, Dr. Daniel Weinrich, Whitney James LCPC, Jessica Waldron LCPC, Bonneville County Probation Officer Dustin Park, Dr. Janet Allen, Melanie Flowers LCSW

Remarks: To register for this course contact Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Doug Metcalf at dmetcalf@co.bonneville.id.us, or by phone at 208-529-1350 ext. 1158