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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


WSCJTC LMS – 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

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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 Dec 2017

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
8062-8 March 04 -08, 2019 Spokane Police Training Center
2302 N. Waterworks Street, Spokane
WA 99212
Closed  / None  

Student Instructions
Class Hours: 8am - 5pm
8062-9 March 18 -21, 2019 Moses Lake Police Department
401 South Balsam Street, Moses Lake
WA 98837
Open  / None  

4 Days - 10hr Shift (8am-6pm)
8062-10 Apr 29 -May 03, 2019 Vancouver PD West Precinct
2800 Stapleton Rd, Vancouver
WA 98611
Open  / None  

Class Hours: 8am - 5pm
8062-11 Apr 29 -May 03, 2019 Spokane County Sheriff's Training Center
6011 N. Chase Road, Newman Lake
WA 99025
Open  / None  

Class Hours: 8am - 5pm