A mobile mental health clinic will discuss strategies for working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and disadvantaged and underserved populations who are experiencing a crisis situation. The webinar will focus on alternatives to police involvement, promoting client-centered communications, scene safety, de-escalation strategies, rapport building and the role of self in crisis intervention.
Content Level: Beginner
After the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
Association of Social Work Boards
KY Board of Social Work*
KY Psychology Board of Examiners*
KY Board of Nursing*
*Please check your state chapter for CEU reciprocity
Berkley Carnine & Chelsea Swift from CAHOOTS (Crisis
Assistance Helping Out On The Streets), a mobile crisis
intervention program providing 24 hour free, confidential
services in Eugene, Oregon. Each CAHOOTS team consists
of a Mental Health Crisis Worker and an Emergency
Medical Technician. While CAHOOTS is dispatched through
local police departments, they are a mobile mental health
clinic, not a law enforcement agency.