Online Veteran Focused CIT Training
On behalf of CEO Sarah Verardo and The Indiependence Fund, you are cordially invited to take a free online Veteran-Focused Crisis Intervention Training curated by the Veterans Justice Initiative Program. This Training is an essential foundation for all law enforcement officers and first responders and promotes a broader understanding of:
* Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD
*Combated-related PTSD and survivor's guilt
*Best strategies to use when responding to those with combat-related PTSD and survivor's guilt
*Treatment strategies and resources available for those who suffer from combat-related PTSD and survivor's guilt.
*Social and demographic characteristics
*Officer safetyTo sign up for the free online training, follow the following steps:
Visit our Veteran Justice Initiative website at https://veteransjusticeinitiative.org/
or clink on the "Register" button below.
Click on the top right “Basic CIT Registration” option.
Register to take the training with your first name, last name, agency’s email address, and the agency you work for, such as “Fayetteville Police Department or Union County Sheriff’s office.” select a password that is easy for you to remember and login. Step4-
Select courses and enroll in the “Basic Veterans Crisis Intervention Training” course. This training is a total of 2 hours and 30 minutes long. There will be some knowledge quizzes in between and a final test at the end. Once you pass the final test, you will receive a certificate of completion which you can print and keep in your training record. If you have any questions about the training, don't hesitate to contact me anytime. Thank you for taking the online training, and we look forward to continuing to work with you to assist our Veterans within your communities.