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Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Persons with Mental Illness and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Michael Compton, MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Amy Watson, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

This webinar provides participants with strategies to improve the behavioral health crisis response for individuals with mental illnesses and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). It presents models of mental health crisis response, including Crisis Intervention Teams, mobile crisis, co-responder, and stand-alone mental health response training. It also discusses how research addresses the effectiveness of models for responding to individuals with I/DD and directions for future research.

Date Created: February 10, 2020