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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:
November 27, 2017, 8:00am –
December 1, 2017, 5:00pm

Cost: $240.00
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.

Location:

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

Course ID: 20399

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