Aug 292012
Register Now for the CIT SummitThe 6th Annual Crisis Intervention Team Summit is scheduled for September 11, 2012 at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Pre-registration is required.  The registration fee is $30.Who Should Attend?

  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Corrections and jail personnel
  • Emergency departments
  • Mental health professionals
  • Mental health consumers and family members

Focus of the CIT Summit

  • Learn about Crisis Intervention Team programs
  • How to strengthen existing programs
  • How to get new programs established in Kansas communities

Featured Presentation

How Crisis Intervention Training, Community Crisis Care, and Jail Diversion Efforts are Cutting Recidivism and Saving Millions


  • Leon Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Gilbert Gonzales, Communications and Diversion Initiatives Director


Bexar County Mental Health and Substance Abuse AuthoritySan Antonio, Texas


  • CIT Incident Replay: Roles for Law Enforcement & Mental Health Personnel
  • Documentation & Evaluation: Making the Case for CIT
  • Working with Special Populations: Traumatic Brain Injury
  • CIT Fundamentals: Developing Local Partnerships

Closing Session


  •  Officers Panel on the Value of  CIT Training
  •  Awards for CIT Officers of the Year


6th Annual CIT Summit

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
TIME: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
LOCATION:St. Francis Health Center, 1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, Kansas  66606
Contact NAMI Kansas at 1-800-539-2660 or via  infoatnamikansasdotorg


Join your law enforcement and mental health colleagues at this annual event!

Payment for registration can be made online with a credit or debit card.  To pay by check, complete and print the registration form and mail with your check to NAMI Kansas.

A limited number of requests for scholarships will be considered for current NAMI Kansas members who would otherwise not be able to participate and who are able to get to Topeka.  The scholarship will waive the registration fee.  Requests should be directed to  infoatnamikansasdotorg


Rick Cagan, Executive Director
National Alliance on Mental Illness — NAMI Kansas