Law enforcement officers respond to many calls involving suicidal, disabled, elderly, juveniles and those who are abusing legal/illegal substances. This course will enable the student to respond to the crisis call of the suicidal person, assess the risk of suicide and provide the most appropriate intervention to calm the situation. The student will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms specific to the disability and provide the proper intervention. The student will also assess the juvenile behavioral characteristics and provide the most appropriate intervention. The student will recognize the call involving substance abuse and with officer safety in mind, identify the substance and paraphernalia on scene and provide the most appropriate intervention.
No corequisites or prerequisites
Terms Offered: Spring
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