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

The course will cover the legal aspects of mental health commitments; liability issues; mental disorders; indicators of mental illness; understanding mental illness; documentation; 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.

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


  • None.

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.


  • None.

Overtime/Backfill Reimbursement:

  • Overtime/Backfill Reimbursement may be available in counties statewide. Check specific class posting details for OT/Backfill information if applicable.


  • Monday-Friday
  • 0800-1700
  • Dates Vary, Check Schedule

Cancellation Policy:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the registrar via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it seven (7) days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 for late cancellations and no shows, or course fee, whichever is greater.

***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.


There is no test for this class.

Priority of Acceptance

If submitting more than one application, mark each one in the order you’d like them accepted. This is a required field in WSCJTC LMS Online registration.


Application process might vary from class to class. Please check the class listing below before using this application.


CIT Application (Rev. 10/7/2013)

Applications must be signed. Unsigned applications will not be processed.

Submit Application

WSCJTC LMS Online Registration,

FAX 206-835-7953,

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OR Contact Listed Below.

Course, Program, or Policy Questions

Rachelle Parslow, CIT Program Administrator


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Sgt. Don Gulla, Program Coordinator