Crisis Intervention Training – Sonora

November 28, 2018   |   Sonora, CA

This class has available seating. Please click on the “register now” button located above.


Tuolumne County emergency Operation Center
18440 Striker Court
Sonora, CA 95307

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Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number


Course Description

The purpose of the this 8 hour training course is to provide public safety personnel with the knowledge and skill to identify signs and symptoms of mental illness, skills to assess and manage an individual’s risk for suicide, effective communication strategies, identify and apply key components of the 5150 process as well as relevant case law to write a police report, develop a better understanding of the officer’s role, examine officer safety and tactical considerations to improve the effectiveness of field contacts with mentally ill persons, to understand the importance of self-care and identifying signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Fees and Registration: $100

The easiest way to register a group of individuals is using our online system. To choose group registration, click the registration link at the top of this page. Login to our system or create an account. Then, on the registration page, click the second blue button indicating group registration for your agency. On the following screen, click the green button that says “Register an Attendee” and search for attendees you wish to register. Follow the prompts to complete the registration process.

Cancellation Policy:

Effective 8/1/18

All cancellations and substitutions MUST be in writing and directed to the CPOA Training Coordinator at  All refunds will be processed within 30 days from the written date of the cancellation request.

Cancellations made 30 calendar days or more from the first day of your registered course will be refunded minus a $30 cancellation fee.

Cancellations made 29 calendar days to 10 calendar days from the first day of your registered course will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations made 9 calendar days or less from the first day of your registered course are NOT eligible to receive a refund.

*Registrants who cannot attend a course are strongly encouraged to find a substitution.

Substitution Policy:

CPOA encourages you to make a substitution if a student cannot attend the course; substitutions will be accepted prior to the course in writing and on-site.


Best Western
19551 Hess Ave
Sonora , CA 95370
(209) 533-4400

Who Should Attend:

Anyone in law enforcement.

 Dr. Carole McKindley-Alvarez

Dr. Carole McKindley-Alvarez has been providing consultation and training on mental health services for over 15 years locally and nationally.    She has collaborated with non-profit, for profit, and legal entities on increasing quality of care for consumers and their family members. Dr. McKindley-Alvarez is a professor at Saint Mary’s and Contra Costa Community Colleges, Consultant on organizational systemic change, and Chair of the Contra Costa County Mental Health Commission.