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Mental Health Officer, TCOLE #4001

The purpose of this course is to educate law enforcement officers about issues pertaining to serving as a mental health officer.

The course covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, cerebral palsy and hearing impairments. Other areas covered include:

  • indicators of mental illness;
  • understanding mental illness;
  • documenting the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system; and
  • intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.

This course will serve as part of the standards necessary for certification as a mental health officer by TCOLE.

Date/Time:
June 14, 2021, 8:00am –
June 18, 2021, 5:00pm

Cost: $225.00
Hours: 40

Topic:

Audience:

Instructor:
Roger Floyd

Special Instructions:

Attendee must bring their PID # to receive TCOLE credit for courses affiliated with CAPCOG.  To promote a professional environment, CAPCOG requires proper business casual attire. T-shirts, shorts, capri pants, and flip-flops are prohibited. No meals provided with training.  You must wear a mask to class and social distance!

Participants will receive 40 TCOLE hours for taking this course.

Location:

Capital Area Council of Governments - Lantana Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, Texas 78744

For Questions:
Contact Terri Kroeger, Academy Coordinator, 512-916-6160 or tkroeger@capcog.org.

Continuing Education Credits:
40

Course ID: 30055

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Deadline:
June 9, 2021

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