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2017 CACITA Conference

August 23 - 24, 2017

Hilton Costa Mesa - Costa Mesa, CA

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Early bird for registrations prior to 6/1/2017$150

Registration prior to 8/22/2017$175

Registration at door on 8/23/2017$200

The CIT Conference is designed to promote collaboration and provide training for law enforcement and behavioral health professionals throughout California. The success of the conference is dependent upon financial contributions provided by our partners including mental health organizations and law enforcement agencies.

This conference will have Certified POST Credits - we are working on providing CEU’s.

Lunch is included each day in the cost of the conference.

Conference Rate: The parking rate at the hotel is $15 for overnight parking and $10 for the day only.

Note: Conference Registration Cancellations received on or prior to 8/10/17 will be honored at $125 per conference registration. There will be no refunds for cancellations after 8/10/17. Any refunds will be issued after the conference is held.

Upcoming Sessions

John Costa

Law Enforcement Liaisons

Tony Lopez

Santa Clara County Mental Health

Voice De-Escalation Simulator

Approximately 15% of all police emergency responses in Santa Clara County involve a person living with mental illness in crisis. Nearly 45% of all police shootings in Santa Clara County in a recent five year period involve a person who is living with mental illness. Cost effective training is desperately needed in our communities in order to provide officers with tools to recognize, de-escalate and provide references to people living with mental illness. Participants will get an overview of IVST, a self-contained 4-hour program that provides officers with these tools.

Jesse Wimmer

Milo Range Training System

Force Option Simulator

This interactive session will feature a force option simulator system which incorporates the ability to escalate and deescalate video scenarios. The scenarios feature recognition, response, and resolution options for responding to persons in mental health crisis. These reality based scenarios will allow attendees to participate as a responding police officer, mobile response team, instructor/coach or supervisor. Attendees will be challenged to problem solve and critically think through multiple options as they navigate their way through a virtual emergency call.

Suzy Favor Hamilton

Fast Girl - A Life Spent Running From Madness

Suzy was the US Junior Record Holder at 1500m and won 3 National Junior Titles in High School. She was named by Scholastic Sports Magazine as one of the top 100 High School Athletes of the Century and was inducted into the US National High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.
At the University of Wisconsin, Suzy won a record nine NCAA Titles and 32 Big-Ten Championships. She won the Honda Cup and Babe Zaharias Awards for Top Female Collegiate Athlete in the country. She was named by the Big-Ten Network as the top Female Athlete in Conference History.
Competing professionally, Suzy won seven USA National titles, set two American Records, was a three-time Olympian, ran her specialty 1500m under 4:00 five times and at the time was the second fastest American Woman in history at 3:57.40, a fraction of a second behind leader, Mary Decker Slaney. In 2000, Suzy was the fastest woman in the world and was named USA Track & Field’s Female Distance Runner of the Year.
During her running career, Suzy appeared in national ads for Nike, Reebok, Oakley, Clairol, and Proctor & Gamble to name a few. She was prominently featured in publications such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, People, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar, Sports Illustrated & appeared on the cover of Runner’s World three times.
Suzy went on to have what was on the surface, a successful career in real estate and life after running. She seemingly had it all. Yet, secretly, she was living a nightmare. Triggered by feelings of inadequacy on several points and a deteriorating marriage, Suzy slipped further into darkness and was eventually misdiagnosed with depression. The prescribed drug made her high, too high in fact, and soon, she was trying to make up for all she had missed in life….to an ultimate extreme. This to the point where only several months later, she was one of the top escorts in Las Vegas and the world.
Only being outed to the world and an eventual diagnosis of bipolar disorder led her to begin the slow process of recovery. Years later, she has stepped from the shadows and is sharing her story about her experiences with bipolar disorder as well as her struggles with life during and after running. It’s therapeutic and liberating for her to share and it’s her hope that it inspires others to do the same. “Fast Girl – A Life Spent Running From Madness” was released by Dey Street Books, a Harper Collins imprint, on September 15th, 2015 and became an instant New York Times Best Seller.

Paul Greenwood

San Diego County District Attorney's Office

Elder Abuse - Caring for the Older Population

Americans who are 65 years or older represent the latest growing population in the United States. The California Attorney General's website reports that the U.S. Census Bureau has projected that California’s elderly residents will nearly double within the next 20 years-from 3.7 million to more than 6.4 million. This burgeoning population is reflected in a survey prepared for the National Center on Elder Abuse that compared report of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in 2000 with those in 2004, showing a 19.6 percent increase. Prosecutors need to heed the mounting statistics and prepare now to meet the challenge of responding to the growing needs of a graying society. In the past, law enforcement has routinely minimized the importance of cases involving elderly victims. Police officers have tended to stereotype older victims, prosecutors have been reluctant to allow seniors to testify, and judges have underestimated the impact of the crime of abuse upon the victim. This training is intended to shatter some of the myths associated with prosecuting crimes against the elderly, and provide practical pointers for prosecutors to use in protecting our communities' elders.

Agenda

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

8:30AM

Registration

9:10AM

Welcome

Sharon Roth, CACITA President

Don Barnes, Undersheriff, Orange County Sheriff’s Department

Robert N. Sharpnack, Chief of Police, City of Costa Mesa Police Department

9:30AM

Presenting of the Flags

City of Costa Mesa Police Department Color Guard

9:30AM

Mental Health Calls within a Law Enforcement System: | Why We Need to Respond (Panel)

Roxanna Kennedy, Chief of Police, Chula Vista Police Department
Ray Sweeney, Captain, La Mesa Police Department
Robert O’Brine, Captain, San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department
Daniel Lamm, Captain, California Highway Patrol
Robert N. Sharpnack, Chief of Police, City of Costa Mesa Police Department

10:45AM

Resource Fair

11AM

Fast Girl - A Life Spent Running from Madness | Suzy Favor Hamilton, Olympian

12:00PM

Lunch | Transition of Care: Jail to Home

Dr. Dawn Velligan, Ph.D.
Provided by Janssen

1:30PM - 2:45PM

Breakout Sessions

Force Option Simulator
• MILO System

Voice De-Escalation Simulator
• John Costa, Law Enforcement Liaison
• Santa Clara County Behavioral Health

Laura’s Law/Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) – California’s Program Response
• Brian Stettin, Policy Director, Treatment Advocacy Center
• Terry Wilcox-Rittgers, M.S, M.F.T., Clinical Services Manager, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Mental Health within the Detention Facilities
• Dr. Alfred Joshua, Medical Director, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
• Dr. Shannon Moore-Langston, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Psychiatry Residency

Mental Health and Weapons – Department of Justice
• Renee Lewis

How to Start at Crisis Response Training Program
• Mark Stadler, Ventura County

CIBHS CIT Toolkit
• Khani Gustafson, MSW, Senior Associate, California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

2:45PM

Resource Fair

3:00PM - 4:45PM

Breakout Sessions

Force Option Simulator
• MILO System

Voice De-Escalation Simulator
• John Costa, Law Enforcement Liaison, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health

Laura’s Law/Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) – California’s Program Response
• Brian Stettin, Policy Director

Treatment Advocacy Center
• Terry Wilcox-Rittgers, M.S, M.F.T., Clinical Services Manager, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Mental Health within the Detention Facilities
• Dr. Alfred Joshua, Medical Director, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

• Dr. Shannon Moore-Langston, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Psychiatry Residency

Mental Health and Weapons – Department of Justice
• Renee Lewis

How to Start at Crisis Response Training Program
• Mark Stadler, Ventura County

POST – New Mental Health Trainings and Requirements
• Phil Caporale, Senior Consultant, California Commission on POST

4:45PM

Adjourn

Thursday, August 24, 2017

8:30AM

Resource Fair

9:00AM

Excited Delirium

Gary Vilke, M.D.
University of San Diego Hospital

10:15AM

Resource Fair

10:15AM

Debrief of the San Bernardino Terrorism Incident

Andy Gruchy, Deputy Director
San Bernardino BHS Forensics

1:00PM - 2:50PM

Breakout Sessions

Force Option Simulator
• MILO System

Voice De-Escalation Simulator
• John Costa, Law Enforcement Liaison, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health

Caring for the Older Population
• Scott Pirrello, Deputy District Attorney, San Diego County District Attorney’s Office

California CIT- Response to Mental Health through Integration - PANEL

• BART Police Department

• Armando Sandoval

• San Bernardino County

• Georgina Yoshioka

• San Mateo County

• Pernilla Gutschick

• San Diego County PERT Program

• Mark Marvin, Ph.D.

Big Five Program; Safety Protocols for Schools
• Molly Henricks, Crisis Coordinator, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, County of San Mateo System

CIBHS CIT Toolkit
• Khani Gustafson, MSW, Senior Associate,California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

3:00PM

Adjourn

Hilton Costa Mesa - Costa Mesa, CA

3050 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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