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Academy for Social Work & Public Safety Cooperation

Presented by the University of Illinois Police Department Community Outreach And Support Team (COAST)

Aug. 19 - 23, 2024
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  $550
ILEAS Training Center
1701 East Main St.
Urbana, IL 61802
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This course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Training Mandates

This course meets state guidelines for the following mandated subject areas:

  • Crisis Intervention (12.0hrs with 6.0hrs Scenario-based)
  • Officer Wellness and Mental Health (1.0hrs)
  • Human Rights (1.0hrs)
  • Procedural Justice (1.0hrs)
  • Use of Force – De-Escalation Techniques (8.0hrs with 1.0hrs Scenario-based)
  • Use of Force – Officer Safety Techniques including cover, concealment, and time (8.0hrs with 1.0hrs Scenario-based)


This 40-hour Training course is a foundational training for mental health professionals that routinely work with law enforcement either during on-scene response, or as a support to community members following police involvement.

Course Information Sheet 

Note:  All registrations and inquiries MUST go through Megan Cambron at cambronm@illinois.edu 


  • History of Police Crisis Response
  • Non-escalation and De-escalation tactics
  • Evaluation Tools
  • Proper Documentation
  • Policy and Procedure
  • Police Radio Communication
  • Strategies and Tactics
  • Legal Considerations
  • Confidentiality
  • Law Enforcement Mindset & Culture
  • Basic Self-Defense
  • Scenario Training

Presented by:

University of Illinois Police Department COAST