North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice



Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Psychologists, Law Enforcement, Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, Judges, Court Personnel, Attorneys, Probation and Parole Officers, Jail Administrators, Juvenile Justice, Highway Patrol, Security personnel, City and County Officials, Counselors, Social Workers, Substance Abuse Professionals, LME/MCO Staff, Crisis Responders, School Resource Officers, Mental Health Advocates, People affected by mental illness or substance abuse, their families and any others interested.

Course Goal:

The 2017 Statewide CIT Conference will provide opportunities for collaborations that move us toward our common goals of safety, understanding, and services to those with mental illness in crisis.

Course Objectives:

* Recognize and understand methods to reduce the criminalization of people with mental illness by promoting the development of jail diversion programs such as CIT (Crisis Intervention Team)
* Strengthen the coordination and planning efforts between law enforcement and mental health in order to improve public safety
* Provide continuing education on timely topics and innovative approaches to CIT implementation.


This course employs lecture and conference.


Registration $45
Registration with CEU $65 


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Course Coordinator:

Jennifer Fisher

Length of Course:

8 hours - One day