- About CPKN
- Course Catalogue
- Learning Solutions
- CPKN Model
Underscored by events reported in the media, crisis situations involving emotionally disturbed persons (EDPs) can sometimes result in tragic outcomes. Consequently, increased awareness and the ability to determine if a person's actions are the result of unlawful behaviour or the manifestation of emotional or mental illness is an essential skill for first response personnel.
Recognition of Emotionally Disturbed Persons will review the broad categories of EDPs and provide recommended response strategies and approaches to deal with individuals in crisis. It is designed to build first responders' confidence in dealing with EDPs they encounter in the field.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
This course is designed for all police officers and first response personnel.
Content for this course was developed by Dalhousie University's Department of Psychiatry.
|The development of this course was funded by the
Government of Canada's Sector Council Program.
Content Provider: Dalhousie University - Department of Psychiatry
Language: English / French
Length: 2 hours
Release Date: 2008-09-01