Mental Health And Addiction Awareness For First Responders | St. Clair College
Course Code
JUS211
Course Credit
3

Through dynamic simulations and self-assessment students will examine the stigma associated with mental health and how mental health is addressed in the criminal justice system. Students will apply course content to the development of a self-care plan in order to maintain/improve their mental health. It is imperative that individuals entering law enforcement are equipped with best practices when interacting with individual who may be going through a mental health crisis as well as understand the unique challenges that a career in law enforcement may present to one's own mental health.