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This 40-hour Crisis Intervention Team Training class is designed to educate law enforcement officers on becoming a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer.

The course will cover;

  • The legal aspects of mental health commitments
  • Liability issues
  • Mental disorders ( including indicators of mental illness)
  • Understanding mental illness
  • Documentation
  • The interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill and their families
  • The mental health system
  • Intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.

Students may participate in role playing scenarios during this class. Each training class will contain specific details related to training in the student instructions.

Backfill / Overtime Instructions: Instructions

Who can attend our classes?

  • Law enforcement officers and deputies within the state of Washington.
  • Criminal justice, fire, mental health providers, and other emergency responders if space is available.

Dress Code and Identification:

  • Uniform, agency logo clothing, or business casual attire is appropriate for attending a WSCJTC class.
  • Visible official ID is recommended (badges/agency IDs) while on campus.
  • Off Campus classes may have dress requirements in the student instructions.



  • Monday-Friday
  • Times and dates vary, Check Schedule below

Cancellation Policy:

  • Deadline: 7 days prior to class email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • Fee: $50 for late cancellations and no shows


Please contact your Training Manager to get registered online via LMS for this course.



Registration status does not guarantee acceptance into the class. Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class, and you will receive a notice at that time.


Registration or Course Questions:

Administrative Assistant - Glenda Coms

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Interested in hosting a course or teaching?

Contact the program Manager:

Name: Bob Graham

Title: Program Manager

Email/Phone: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / 206-835-7302


Rev Jun 2019

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
8062-14 June 24 -28, 2019 Gadsden Risk Services LLC
1629 Kresky Ave, Centralia
WA 98531
Cancelled  / None  

8062-1 Sep 30 -Oct 04, 2019 Kennewick Police Department
211 W. 6th Ave, Kennewick
WA 99336
Open  / None  

8062-5 October 07 -11, 2019 Moxee Police Department
7525 Postma Road
WA 98936
Open  / None  

8062-3 November 18 -22, 2019 Confluence Technology Center
285 Technology Center Way #102, Wenatchee
WA 98801
Open  / None  

8062-4 November 18 -22, 2019 TBD
Open  / None  

8062-2 December 16 -20, 2019 Everett PD-South Precinct
1121 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett
WA 98208
Open  / None