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2018 Statewide Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Meeting

When: March 20, 2018

What: The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), in collaboration with the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Centre County CIT, will hold the annual Statewide Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Meeting at the Days Inn Penn State, State College on March 20, 2018. 

This one-day session will feature Jennifer Lopez, Deputy Chief Chester County Adult Probation Parole, and Pretrial Services, and her intriguing session on How Being Trauma Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses.”  We are also pleased to host, MPO Patty Poloka, of the Pittsburgh Police Department and Officer Curtis Boyd of the Port Authority Police Department for their presentation on how to understand crisis elements of the LBGTQIA+ community, which may lead to law enforcement encounters.  Additionally, we will welcome Ms. Kate Hooven from Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training (ASERT).  Kate will discuss the need for training for law enforcement and justice system professionals on how to identify and interact with individuals with autism.

Where: Days Inn Penn State, State College, PA

There is a block of 50 rooms at a rate of $99.00/night.  For overnight accommodations, please indicate you are with PCCD's event and supply them with the code CGPCIT,  when you make your reservation. Deadline for the discounted room rate is February 19, 2018.

Who Should Attend: CIT Coordinators; CIT certified personnel; and CIT program personnel from established CIT counties and from counties that are establishing new CIT programs are encouraged to attend. 

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Deadline for registration is March 1, 2017.

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