The purpose of this module is both to help trainees understand the experiences of law enforcement officers
The purpose of including an officer experience presentation in CIT-Y is to share with trainees the perspective of a person working in law enforcement who has interacted with young people in crisis on the job. He/she will share stories about what worked, what didn’t and how training (CIT or similar) helped them to understand interactions with young people with mental health needs
Sample Lived Experience Presentation
Slides are typically not necessary for this module. It is best to invite someone to speak in person so they can answer audience questions following their presentation..
This module should be presented by a CIT-Y officer who has interacted with young people in crisis on the job.