Gary Ander, Stepping Up Project Coordinator gives an overview of the agenda at the June 1st Stepping Up Task Force meeting held at Cone Health/Alamance Regional. There were approximately 55 community stakeholders in attendance including Chiefs from various law enforcement jurisdictions, behavioral health providers, non-profits agencies, service providers, court staff,county government, veterans service providers and consumers–as well… Stepping Up Task Force Meeting June 2017
On May 12, 2017–14 Law Enforcement Officers from across Alamance County graduated from CIT Training. The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a 40 hour course taught locally by trained community professionals. CIT provides law enforcement-based crisis intervention training for assisting those individuals with a mental illness, and improves the safety of patrol officers, consumers,… CIT Graduation
On May 9th, 2017 the first NC Stepping Up Summit was held in Raleigh NC. County Leaders, Law Enforcement Officials, Behavioral Health Professionals and many others were on hand to hear from Stepping Up counties in North Carolina as well as featured keynote speakers from across the nation. Eleven members of the Alamance Stepping Up… NC Stepping Up Summit
Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training for Law Enforcement and First Responders is one of the top priorities for Alamance Steps Up under the federal Bureau of Justice grant funding. Law enforcement officers are frequently first responders to people in crisis. CIT training facilitates ongoing collaboration between law enforcement and the mental health community. CIT… Graduation Ceremony held for 28 Local Law Enforcement Officers and EMS Staff who completed Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training in Alamance County.
Social Services Director Susan Osborne- Co Chair of the Stepping Up Leadership Team in Alamance County, addresses the Task Force with regard to funding update at the December 1st meeting held at the Grand Oakes Center on the ARMC-Cone Health campus. Among other presenters at the Stepping Up Task Force meeting on December 1st; Chief… Stepping Up Task Force Meeting
More than 29 Strategies aimed at decreasing the number of mentally ill and mentally ill/substance users in the criminal justice system of Alamance County were identified, during the Community Dialogue for Alamance Steps Up held September 20, 2016. Of these 29 strategies that were voted on by the more than 70 participants at the day-… Top Priorities