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CIT in Action

November 2011

CIT Curriculum Model in Development

Have you ever wondered what the national standard for a CIT curriculum looks like? Now, thanks to a new collaboration between NAMI, the University of Memphis (U of M), the International Association of Chiefs of Police and CIT International, there will be an answer to that question.

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CIT Programs Collaborating with Academic Researchers

This Q&A with Dr. Michael T. Compton demonstrates the benefits of working with researchers at local colleges and universities!

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New Resource from NAMI’s CIT Center: CIT FAQ

This new FAQ helps to answer common questions that arise when communities first learn about CIT.

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Criminal Justice Webinars: Watch Anytime

This summer, NAMI hosted several webinars on CIT and criminal justice advocacy. If you missed the webinars, you can watch them online anytime!

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Launch of IACP’s Youth-Focused Policing Resource Center   

The International Association of Chiefs of Police in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has launched the Youth-focused Policing Resource Center.

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News and Announcements

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Police-Mental Health Coalition Forms in New York State

Plan Ahead for 2012 NAMI Annual Convention 

Save the Date: National Organization of Forensic Social Work Conference

New Corrections and Mental Health Newsletter