Mental Health Officer #4201 **BELL**

Mental Health Officer #4201 **BELL**
  • Belton TX
     June 5, 2023 - June 7, 2023
     8:00 am - 9:00 am

Event Phone: 254.933.6063

Certifies currently TCOLE appointed jailers, peace officers, and Justices of Peace to be a resource for other officers or agencies statewide who are responding to a mental health crisis and may need aid navigating the area resources and state statutes. This is not a continuance of signs/symptoms of mental illness or developmental disabilities. There is a required knowledge check for registrants.

Required Items for Class: Students need to bring a laptop or MDT (Wi-Fi provided) that can access the internet and a USB drive.

Requirements for MHO certification:

  • 2 years licensed experience as Jailer, Peace Officer, or Justice of Peace
  • CPR/First Aid (Red Cross/American Heart Association or equivalent)
  • De-Escalation #1849 AND
  • Crisis Intervention Training for all certifications (Peace Officer: TCOLE 1850) or Mental Health for Jailers (Jailer #4900)
  • CIT equivalents for de-escalation & Crisis Intervention Training would be included in BPOC Courses# 1000667, #1000696, #1000720) for peace officers.
  • Mental Health Officer #4201

Multiple sessions taught by Sgt. Teresa Phelps.  TCOLE credit will be given by Bell County Sheriff Department.

See MHTC website for dates and locations.

Registration is at an external URL for this event.