CJK 0026 Interactions in a Diverse Community (N)

This course teaches students how to recognize and respond to the signs and symptoms of many disabilities and to provide the most appropriate intervention. The course covers potential issues and available resources for veterans in crisis, people with signs of mental illness, how to use the Baker Act, dealing with a person threatening suicide and provide services to stabilize the situation, the challenges of interacting with juveniles and calls involving a juvenile, substance abuse and the use of the Marchman Act, age-related conditions and referral intervention for the elderly, the prevalence of homelessness, and identify related crimes by the against these people, respond and intervene safely and professionally during a crisis, and understand the options available to provide the most appropriate intervention. 
12 hours