ILETSB – CIT – (Advanced) 1 Day Refresher, CIPTC, Peoria

ILETSB – CIT – (Advanced) 1 Day Refresher, CIPTC, Peoria

05-22-2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center Poplar Hall P106
Address: 5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA


Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
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ILETSB – CIT – (Advanced) 1 Day Refresher

Instructor: Mark Benson and John Williams

May 22, 2024

8am – 5pm

Class will meet at: CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar Hall 106, Peoria, IL

Enrollment Deadline: May 15, 2024

Course Size:  Minimum – 25 Maximum – 30

Pre-requisite must be an active CIT Officer (attended the 40 CIT training)

All Handouts of Thumb Drive, bring laptop to follow along

Course Object

This course will review the 5 components of a CIT program; Training, community Collaboration, Accessible Crisis System, Behavioral Health Staff Training, Family/ Advocate Collaboration and Education, along with additional key components listed below.

Course Content

 Introduction and Review

  • Trouble shooting
  • Community Resources
  • Legal Updates
  • Group Problem Solving
  • Active Listening Exercise
  • Officer Exposure to Trauma
  • Self-Care Issues, Practice and Resources
  • Scenario-Based Role Playing and Review

About the Instructor

Mark Benson has been working in the field of mental health since 1990. He earned a Master of Science in Education with a focus on Community Mental Health from Illinois State University in 1997. He is also a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Mark is trained in the Mitchell Model of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). Mark has worked in a variety of mental health settings including in community mental health, geriatric and youth mental health, higher education, private practice, in-patient settings and jail counseling. His primary focus has been on crisis intervention.

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: 50 hours – Civil Rights, .50 hours – Const. Use of LE Authority, 1.5 hours – Crisis Intervention, .50 hours Legal Updates, .50 hours – Officer Wellness/Mental Health, .50 hours – Procedural Justice, 3 hours – De-Escalation Techniques with 3 hours scenario based, 1 hour – Officer Safety Techniques with Concealment, Cover and Time, with 1 hour scenario based.


ILETSB – CIT – (Advanced) 1 Day Refresher, CIPTC, Peoria