Chapter 2 Mental Illness, Mental Health of Inmates, and Insanity Defense (pp. 45-47)
Chapter 12 Civil Commitment (pp. 304-305)
Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT’s)
The “Memphis Model” for CIT’s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y99kODtyVh
San Antonio PD CIT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sggp-mpXL4c&t=205s
Effectiveness of Police Crisis Intervention Training Programs http://jaapl.org/content/early/2019/09/24/JAAPL.003863-19
Area Crisis Incident Teams: Harris County SO, Houston Police Department and partnerships: https://www.houstoncit.org/ and https://www.harriscountycit.org/ and https://www.theharriscenter.org/Portals/0/CIRT.pdf and https://namigreaterhouston.org/crisis-intervention-teams-cit-an-invaluable-community-resource/
HCSO / Harris Center / UHD “CORE” Project : https://namigreaterhouston.org/model-telehealth-program-for-lawenforcement-another-first-for-harris-county/
Jails and Mental Health
Harris County Jail – Mental Health: https://namigreaterhouston.org/pilot-program-gives-hope-inmates-mental-health-needs/
LA County Officials Grapple With Inmates Suffering From Mental Health Issues https://www.npr.org/2020/02/25/805469776/americas-mental-health-crisis-hidden-behind-bars
New Police Training To De-Escalate Tense Situations Before Using Deadly Force https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQaEkfeMx4Q
Crisis Intervention De-Escalation Steps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JERkZoWGLWQ&t=15s
Minnesota Department of Corrections Crisis Intervention Training https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37Li1Z4D_To
Active Listening Skills
“Eight Ways Police Can Improve Active Listening Skills” https://inpublicsafety.com/2017/08/eight-ways-police-can-improve-active-listening-skills/
“Active Listening Techniques for Hostage-Crisis Negotiators” https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/beyond-words/201311/active-listening-techniques-hostage-crisis-negotiators
For more information about the National Alliance for Mental Illness who partners with agencies above : https://nami.org/About-NAMI?gclid=CjwKCAjwgbLzBRBsEiwAXVIygGm5qxG9zrUvwMg8PAnjG-zRXYpyT9yOuiTFBbT9YGkMtz9DLd0pzxoCrDQQAvD_BwE
Assignment #6-1 Essay: “Community Mental Health”
Among the readings above, choose one of these 3 discussion areas:
Crisis Intervention Teams
Jail (or Corrections) and Mental Health
(We will be reviewing Active Listening Skills in more depth in our class session)
Then, in a 2-3 page essay summarize 1) current community issues relating to the area 2) current challenges to criminal justice professionals in managing those issues, and 3) your thoughts on solutions and strategies you would propose, whether it be in agencies, education, laws or practice.
Use at least one other source in your review and properly cite any sources used. This assignment is worth 50 points and due by end of day November 14th.
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