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  1. CIT International Conference 2017 CIT & Mental Health Training for Correction Officers Within Jails & Prisons Jeff Fladen, MSWExecutive Director, NAMI Tennessee Mark Stadler Ventura County Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team, Program Administrator

  2. The PROBLEM: Jails and Prisons have become our largest mental health institutions According to NAMI, 2 million people with mental illness are booked into jails each year. Nearly 15% of men and 30% of women booked into jails have a serious mental health condition

  3. Recognition of the PROBLEM • Lack of training • Lack of protocols • Behavior problems • Suicidal inmates • Safety for officers and inmates, turn-over

  4. Emerging trends • Publicity • Pre-arrest diversion • Contracted MH Treatment • Special Behavioral • Health Units

  5. Correction Officer Training Introducing CODE CIT in Jails and Prisons Correctional Behavioral Health Certification

  6. Where to Learn More • Stepping Up ACA • CIT resources

  7. Stepping up initiativeStepping Up: A National Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails https://stepuptogether.org/ • Resources Toolkit • Reducing Mental Illness in Rural Jails • Judges’ and Psychiatrists’ • Leadership Initiative • Police-Mental Health • Collaboration Toolkit

  8. Corrections Behavioral Health Certification Ensure a candidate's knowledge of national standards and guidelines, legal and ethical principles, relevant security regulations, and the role of correctional professionals associated with behavioral health services in community corrections ACA offers courses for Correction Officers, Supervisors, Managers, and Executives www.aca.org

  9. CIT in Corrections • http://cit.memphis.edu/ • https://nicic.gov/cit • http://thebarbaraschneiderfoundation.org • Your local CIT program • Your local NAMI Affiliate/State Office

  10. CODE was Produced and Directed by Dixie Gamble and includes: Pete Earley, Author and Journalist. Narration by Steve Lopez Dr. Xavier Amador, Author and principal of LEAP Institute Ron Honberg, Director for Policy and Legal Affairs for NAMI Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI Medical Director Call NAMI Tennessee at 800-467-3589 to order

  11. CIT International Conference 2017 Jeff Fladen, MSWExecutive Director, NAMI Tennessee603-785-7110jfladen@namitn.org Mark Stadler Ventura County Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team, Program Administrator (805) 388-5107 Mark.Stadler@ventura.org