UpcomingUpcomingMental Health Officer #4201

<span class="ee-status event-active-status-DTU">Upcoming</span>Mental Health Officer #4201
  • August 22, 2022 - August 24, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


1501 E. Ave A, Belton, Texas, 76513


Belton Police Shooting Range, 1501 E. Ave A., Belton, TX 76513

Pre-requisites: TCOLE #1849 and either #1850 or #4900. Persons licensed with TCOLE must have 2 years under that license along with CPR/first aid.

Students will need to bring a laptop.

Register via email at teresa.phelps@bellcounty.texas.gov

The purpose of this course is to educate law enforcement officers about issues pertaining to serving as a mental health officer.

The course covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and hearing impairments. Other areas covered include:

  • indicators of mental illness;
  • understanding mental illness;
  • documenting the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system; and
  • intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.

Taught and reported by Sgt. Teresa Phelps.

Register via email at teresa.phelps@bellcounty.texas.gov

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